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    Dennis Christopher To Play Calvin Candie's Lawyer Leo Moguy In 'Django Unchained'

    This bit of news seems to have been brewing for a bit -- we were recently tipped by a reader that he was in the running for a role -- but now it's all official as Variety reports that Dennis Christopher has joined Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained."

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    Robert Duvall Aims For 'One Shot' With Tom Cruise

    With the thriller "One Shot" gearing up to shoot very soon, the casting rounds continue and more excellent names continue to get added.

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    Watch Trailer for "Los Pasos Dobles" (The Double Steps) San Sebastian Film Fest Winner In Spain

    The Spanish film Los Pasos Dobles (The Double Steps), directed by Isaki Lacuesta from a script by Lacuesta and Isa Campo, was the winner of the Best Film Award at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain this past Saturday. The film is inspired by the biography of French artist and author Francois A...

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    Melissa McCarthy & Paul Feig Project Titled 'Dumb Jock' & Talks New Project 'Tammy'

    Also Writing Dark Comedy With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor; Jon Hamm Says He Doubts Kristen Wiig Will Want To Do 'Bridesmaids 2'So just how scorching is the heat on Melissa McCarthy right now after her breakout turn earlier this year in "Bridesmaids"? Well, after taking the statue for Lead Actress In A Comedy Series for "Mike & Molly" (a show wholly undeserving of her talents) at the Emmy's talk pretty much immediately began for an Oscar run for the actress. And while we'll believe it when we see it, that's just an indication of how universally beloved in a span of about four or five months. And Hollywood isn't wasting any time in making s...

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    No Bridesmaids Sequel, Mick Jagger as Big Bad Media Mogul, Free Previews for Footloose

    Almost as soon as runaway comedy Bridesmaids hit theaters this spring, there was talk about a sequel. At the time, director Paul Feig told New York Vulture: "When you get a group that's this deep and this good, it's a crime to not use them again." However, an Entertainment Weekly interview with Jon ...

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    Wes Craven Says 'Scream 4' Was First In New Trilogy & 'Scream 5' Is Likely

    Well, by most accounts, both critically and commercially, "Scream 4" was a dud. Even though it rounded up all the original players (that were still alive) from the first installment and paired them with a bunch of newcomers, the movie earned the lowest of any entry of the franchise to date and unlik...

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    Oscar Watch: Spain and Italy Snub Auteurs Almodovar and Moretti

    On the foreign Oscar front Spain has disappointed Pedro Almodovar yet again by not picking The Skin I Live In, which failed to win a prize at Cannes. Sony Pictures Classics is releasing the kinky thriller starring Antonio Banderas stateside. And Italy did not choose Nanni Moretti's non-award winning...

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    ABFF Founder Jeff Friday And Black Enterprise Magazine Proclaim October Black Movie Month

    There's a grassroots effort brewing to help bring awareness back to the black film industry and your help is needed to kickstart this thing. Film Life, Inc and Black Enterprise magazine have joined forces to present BLACK MOVIE MONTH (BMM).

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    Michelle Williams Lands Best Actress Honor at Sham Hollywood Film Awards

    Remember, The Hollywood Film Festival is not a respectable fall fest. It's a well-timed award season facade which honors stars, filmmakers and craftspeople and lines the pockets of founder and internet magnate Carlos de Abreu. (Read all about it here.) But Hollywood players participate because the f...

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    Eazy-E's Son Says "There's A High Probability" He'll Play His Father In NWA Biopic

    Eazy-E's son says there's a "high probability" he'll play his famous father in an upcoming Hollywood movie about the legendary rap group N.W.A... The 27-year-old -- who's trained with an acting coach in the past -- tells us he's already been in contact with the movie producers... but he has yet to f...

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