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    Meagan Good Reveals More About Her New Recurring Role In "Californication"

    "I will say that I did make out with David on my second day of work. I'm just following tradition. The character I play is cool. She is a recording artist who is kinda-sorta dating a hip-hop mogul played by The RZA, but there's a budding spark between myself and Hank. We're only two episodes deep an...

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    Jodie Foster Asks: Can You Put Aside Things You Know About Mel Gibson While Watching 'The Beaver'?

    And Many Other Revelations Learned From The Actor/Director and Co-star Anton YelchinIt feels like we've been practically stalking director/actress Jodie Foster, whose latest film, the comedic drama, "The Beaver" hits theaters today (May 6) in select cities. We've spoken to the actress in Austin, Texas at SXSW, in L.A. for recent press rounds and heard her speak at various screenings in New York (at the Film Society of Lincoln Center) and Austin. Each time she has illuminated her intentions and reiterated the same sentiment: "The Beaver," which stars current persona non-grata Mel Gibson, has been a tricky film, not only to market -- due to Gib...

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    Spielberg's Lincoln Cast Grows: Day-Lewis, Field, Jones, Gordon-Levitt, Holbrook, Spader, Hawkes +

    The following actors are in negotiations to join Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, in which Daniel Day-Lewis will play President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field will play Mary Todd Lincoln: Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Joseph Cross, David Costabile, Byron Jennings, Dakin Matthews, Boris McGiver, Gloria Reuben, Jeremy Strong, and David Warshofsky. Details on Jones and Gordon-Levitt's roles are below. UPDATE: Lee Pace will play Fernando Wood, the NYC mayor who "supported the Confederate cause and even suggested that the city secede from the Union, if only to keep up th...

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    Matt Damon Eyes Crime Spree Pic 'Father Daughter Time' For Possible Directorial Debut

    Matt Damon has made no secret that he's eager to take his turn behind the camera like his good pal Ben Affleck, but with all the opportunities that have come his way to work with top tier filmmakers and on exciting, unique projects, he hasn't quite found that time. But he's going to put all that exp...

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    'Gone' With Amanda Seyfried & 'Day' With Henry Cavill Get 2012 Dates: 'Project X' Gets Bumped

    Get our pens, a couple movies have some dates and one....doesn't.

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    Robert Townsend Presents – "The Bold,The Black,The Beautiful"

    It's Friday... :) (h/t Wesley Morris):

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    Get To Know Katori Hall, Award-Winning Playwright Of "The Mountaintop" & Now Screenwriter

    We had the pleasure of attending a reading of her latest work-in-progress play last night, here in NYC, but, unfortunately, aren't allowed to say anything about it. For those just joining us, you should get acquainted with 29-year-old Katori Hall, who seems to be on the verge on an explosive career ...

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    Ricky Gervais Gets On All Fours For Voice Role In 'Spy Kids: All The Time In The World'

    Yes, the (very successful) "Spy Kids" franchise is still alive and kicking and another entry is on the way in what might be the most star-studded entry yet.

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    Two Tarzan Movies Are Cooking...

    As my Yiddish brothers and sisters would say, Oy vey... Read on below from Deadline:Warner Bros has been trying to get its Tarzan movie up and running for several years. Now, I'm hearing that the studio is trying again and word on the vine is they might well commission two separate scripts that'll be written simultaneously. One will be by Adam Cozad, a rising scribe whose recent work includes the Jack Ryan reboot and Archangel, the pic that has Tron: Legacy's Joseph Kosinski attached. I also hear that the studio is talking to Craig Brewer about doing a different version of the picture. This has been done before on big pictures and usually the...

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    In Theaters: 'Thor' Brings The Hammer Down On 'Something Borrowed'

    Guys, guys, guys, I KNOW. I know "Fast Five" is still in theaters and all we want to do is go back and watch it 5 million more times. Has there ever been another film that has latched itself into our nation's consciousness so firmly and so quickly? God bless and keep Justin Lin, and thank you baby Jesus they ripped "Terminator" out of McG's sweaty fists and handed it over to this true artist. Action movies have been saved! So if last weekend was the first official start of summer blockbuster season (ALREADY?) this weekend really cements it as "Thor" brings the hammer down in the First Comic Book Movie in the Summer of Comic Book Movies. Marve...

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