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    Watch Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes for Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Check out two featurettes from Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" that go behind the scenes with Bill Murray, Edward Norton and the rest of the cast. Cannes gets to see it first on Wednesday, followed by a May 25 release. More featurettes here.

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    Uncle Jonathan's Corn-Cob Pipe! First Poster For 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'

    Ladies and gentlemen, can we please have your attention. We've just been handed an urgent and horrifying news story. We need all of you to stop what you're doing and listen.

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    Wes Anderson Goes Camping with 60s Cannes Opener 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    As I entered the Palais this morning, Wes Anderson and his entourage were climbing the escalator in the Palais to embark on their first round of press and photo calls. For my money, Wes Anderson can be hit or miss. Sometimes his arch artificiality is winning ("The Fantastic Mr. Fox"), others, irrita...

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    Keira Knightley Steps In For Scarlett Johansson On John Carney's Musical 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    Now roughly six billion people have seen the thing, we can all pretty much agree that Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson were the secret weapons of superhero mega-hit "The Avengers." The former brought a wry understatement to Bruce Banner, as well as performance-capturing the most effecti...

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    Samuel Goldwyn Will Release Political Comedy 'Grassroots' Starring Jason Biggs

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has bought U.S. rights to Stephen Gyllenhaal’s "Grassroots" starring Jason Biggs, Lauren Ambrose, Tom Arnold and Cedric The Entertainer.

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    CANNES 2012: FilmDistrict Grabs Rights to Horror Flick 'Oculus,' Focus Int'l Selling

    FilmDistrict has acquired the horror feature "Oculus," which director Mike Flanagan will expand from his short film. Flanagan (“Absentia”) wrote the script with Jeff Howard.

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    Sony Lands Sorkin for Steve Jobs Biopic

    Following up on their successful collaboration on David Fincher's "The Social Network," Sony and producer Scott Rudin are bringing on Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs' bestselling biography. The project is being produced by Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon C...

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    Hollywood’s Kiddie Connection

    What do Jerry Lewis, Bugs Bunny, and Hopalong Cassidy have in common? They all recorded special material for an innovative kid-oriented Capitol Records series in the 1940s and ‘50s. This amazing output, perfectly timed for the baby boom of the post-World War II era, has now been exhaustively documen...

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    Aaron Sorkin Confirmed To Write Ashton Kutcher-Free Steve Jobs Biopic For Sony

    Is Steve Jobs the new Truman Capote? Ever since the pioneering genius behind Apple and Pixar passed away last year, Hollywood types have been jostling to make a film about him, just as we saw multiple biopics of the "In Cold Blood" writer a half-decade or so ago, with "Capote" an...

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    Lance Reddick To Star In Dark, Futuristic Web Series For Justin Lin's YouTube Channel

    A sign of the times... did you miss the YouTube Upfronts?

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