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    First Look At Leonardo DiCaprio In Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar'

    Dustin Lance Black Says Story Won't Be De-Gayed For The Big Screen; Photos Of Judi Dench Arrive TooWe told you Clint Eastwood moves fast. It seems only moments ago that Eastwood had firmed up the major roles for "J. Edgar" and what do you know, filming is already underway.

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    Sony and Samuel Goldwyn Tag Team For "Old Fashioned Orgy"

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have partnered for U.S. distribution rights to "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy," the co-directorial debut of Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory ("King of the Hill," "Frasier"). Goldwyn plans to release the film theatrically in the late summer, while ...

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    'American Idol' Winner & Grammy Nominee Fantasia To Star In Mahalia Jackson Biopic

    Back when "American Idol" was still a novelty on these shores (and before the switcheroo of judging panel which now includes Steven Tyler for some reason), Fantasia (aka Fantasia Barrino on her driver's license) was easily one of the biggest sensations the show ever had. Her performances of "Summertime" and "Porgy & Bess" on the program drew raves, and at the age of nineteen, she became the youngest winner the show ever had at the time (17 year-old Jordin Sparks would later break that record). The success on the program vaulted her career leading to five Grammy nominations to date as well as starring role in the Broadway incarnation of "The C...

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    A Premature Defense for Olbermann.

    Tim Goodman is wrong. I think.

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    Sony Negotiating MGM Distrib and Financing Deal, Including Bonds

    Sony and MGM have been in bed together for some time. One of many investors in the company, Sony has released the last two Bond films, and wants to release the next two as well, reports the the LATimes. Streamlined MGM has been strapped for cash for some time, come through bankruptcy, and now has tw...

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    Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Our Picks To Win

    Since 2005, to the delight of awards-season junkies around the country, Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures have released the Oscar-nominated short films a few weeks shy of the ceremony. Launched the same year as YouTube, this annual event boasts a growth of interest not unlike the surging ap...

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    Diane Keaton & Ed Harris To Topline Arie Posin's 'The Look of Love'

    Studios may be principally interested in marketing noisy, crude pictures to teenagers, but that doesn't mean that they're totally ignoring their parents and grandparents. Films like "It's Complicated" and "Last Chance Harvey" have shown in recent years that there's a pretty penny to be made in the b...

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    Daniel Espinosa's 'Safe House' Rounds Out Cast With Brendon Gleeson, Sam Shepard & More

    Liam Cunningham & Robert Patrick Also On BoardYoung Swedish helmer Daniel Espinosa has certainly been a name on everyone's lips of late. His crime pic "Snabba Cash" earned a lot of buzz from its festival run, which has put him in the running for a number of high-profile projects including "X-Men: Fi...

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    Christian Bale Set To Reunite With Brad Anderson For Adaptation Of J.G. Ballard's 'Concrete Island'

    'Machinist' Reunion Complete With Scribe Scott Kosar Also On Board We won't make the mistake of calling Christian Bale's cinematic weight loss/gain history his "trademark" or "a gimmick" but the actor now looks set to reunite with Brad Anderson, the director of the film which arguably began his run ...

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    Josh Fox Defends "Gasland."

    In the wake of the Oscar nomination for Josh Fox's terrific documentary "Gasland," which I reviewed favorably last year at Sundance, the director is facing more backlash from the gas industry. Fox is an noteworthy provocateur whose first feature "Memorial Day" got less attention but also succeeded a...

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