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    Sneak Peek: Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez's "The Book of Mormon" on Broadway

    Roughly six years ago, Trey Parker and Matt Stone saw "Avenue Q" on Broadway and then met one of the men responsible for the "Avenue Q" concept, music and lyrics, Robert Lopez. The way Parker and Stone tell the story, Lopez just happened to be there. But for Lopez, it was a meeting with his heroes. ...

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    David O. Russell Likes Scarlett Johansson For The Role Of Elena In 'Uncharted'

    Says That Buddy Action Pic 'Two Guns' Won't Happen Until After 'Uncharted'Despite the film still without a script (back in December writer/director David O. Russell said it was half done and he's still working on it) casting ideas and story details continue to come fast and furious for "Uncharted: D...

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    Watch: Trailer For Medieval Action Pic 'Ironclad' Starring Paul Giamatti, James Purefoy & Kate Mara

    When "Ironclad" was first announced, it featured an intriguing cast attached with Paul Giamatti, James Purefoy, Bob Hoskins, Robert Carlyle, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard Attenborough, William Moseley, Colm Meaney and Angus McFayden. But as these things go, as development got underway casting shifted ...

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    Cross-Post: On TV, The Lesbians Are All Right... As Long As They're Pregnant by Trish Bendix

    Originally posted on Alternet

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    Kevin Smith To Re-Edit 'Red State,' Will Lose Between 5-10 Minutes

    As Kevin Smith gears up to take his indie horror flick "Red State" out on the road next month, he'll be making some slight tweaks for the film before he unveils it to non-festival audiences.

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    Sundance '11: Final Acquisitions & The Sundance Promos The Festival Didn't Want You To See

    So Sundance is over. Weary buyers are returning home, harried critics are catching up on email and much-needed rest and the sleepy ski resort has finally been freed from the hordes until next year. But there are still a few more loose ends to tie up, including a few more acquisitions that were made ...

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    Stringer Bell Out, Madea In For 'Cross'; Rob Cohen Will Take Over Directing Duties From David Twohy

    Tyler Perry Is Also The Real Black SwanDr. Alex Cross, the character created by James Patterson in his best-selling books, is no stranger to the big screen. In 1997 and 2001, Morgan Freeman played the role of the crime busting psychologist in "Kiss The Girls" and "Along Came A Spider" and now the fr...

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    ABC Family Goes All Girl

    Three new shows were given the green light yesterday and they all focus on young women. The good news is that the Jennifer Weiner (yes, the best-selling author) created show The Great State of Georgia starring Raven Symone (please don't lose any more weight) is included. Here's the log line from t...

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    Sundance ‘11 Review: 'Submarine’ Is A Smart Coming-Of-Age Comedy & A Promising Debut

    One of the best films at this year's Sundance Film Festival was one that actually had its debut at last year’s TIFF. Richard Ayoade’s “Submarine” is a remarkably assured debut filled with dry humor, visual wit and great performances. Adapted by Ayoade from a 2008 novel by Joe Dunthorne, the film follows 15 year old Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts), a somewhat delusional teenager who believes himself to be a literary genius, (he reads Nietzsche and searches the dictionary for new words), but in actuality is a social outcast who gets bullied at school and doesn’t know how to talk to girls. Oliver develops a crush on classmate Jordana (Yasmin Paige),...

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    Warner Bros & CBS Films Team To Adapt Stephen King's 'The Stand'

    Regardless of his qualities as a writer (while he's extremely good at what he does, his most ardent admirers sometimes confuse 'prolific' with 'writer of capable prose'), there's little doubt that few novelists have had as many truly great films made from their work as Stephen King. "Carrie," "The S...

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