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  • Shadow and Act
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    Writers Of "Captain America" Want To Introduce Falcon (1st African American Superhero) In Sequel

    They’re also intrigued by the chance to explore some of the latter-day additions to the [Captain America] mythos, like... his sidekick The Falcon, one of comics’ first black superheroes. “I want both of them!” says Markus... "Falcon is awesome. We can't play with time so much to have Cap go back to Harlem in the '70's and clean up the streets, but it would be awesome to go straight up, like, 'Shaft' with Cap and the Falcon.”

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    Watch Trailer For "Life Love Soul" Co-starring Jamie Hector And Chad Coleman From "The Wire"

    Here's the trailer for the family drama film Life Love Soul which makes its New York premiere at the Urbanworld Film Festival next month (September 14-18).

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  • The Playlist
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    Robert Pattinson Seduces A Bunch Of Women In New 'Bel Ami' Pics

    While his girlfriend and fellow "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart is transitioning one out of one franchise, straight into another ("Snow White and the Huntsman"), Robert Pattinson seems keen to establish himself as An Actor. While the drippy, manipulative "Remember Me" was a miss, Pattinson proved himself a non-vampire draw with "Water For Elephants" earlier this year which powered itself to a strong $115 million worldwide. And with David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" and the period pic "Bel Ami" on the way, he seems eager to shake off the adolescent stink of "Twilight." While we have to wait and see how successful that attempt is, as these new pics from the latter film show, he's going to be turning up the heat in the process.

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  • Women and Hollywood
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    Vera Farmiga Steps Up to Direct with Higher Ground

    It's tricky business when you make a movie about religion. Religion elicits such passion that it's hard to get the nuance without sounding preachy or judgmental. But that is exactly what Vera Farmiga has done in her directorial debut. She's made a movie about religion - evangelical Christianity that feel universal and asks fundamental human questions about believing and what happens when doubt creeps into one's mind. Like her performances, Farmiga breathes excitement into her role as director making a very strong and interesting debut.

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  • The Playlist
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    Carey Mulligan To Perform 'New York, New York' In Steve McQueen's 'Shame'

    Considering the fact that Carey Mulligan has for ages been attached to the long-gestating, going-nowhere adaptation of "My Fair Lady" alongside Colin Firth, we all knew there was at least some spark of musical talent in the actress. It now looks like we won't have to wait too long some to see evidence of that with Mulligan set to perform a musical number in one of our most anticipated films for the remainder of 2011, Steve McQueen's "Shame."

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  • The Playlist
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    Watch: Immortality Is A Bummer In New International Trailer For 'In Time'

    In "In Time" Matt Bomer is really sick of being 105 years old and ridiculously good looking so he decides to kill himself. If you can buy that, then perhaps you'll have no problem with the latest from dierctor Andrew Niccol.

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  • The Playlist
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    Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Joins Steven Soderbergh's 'Magic Mike'

    Casting continues to roll in for Steven Soderbergh's stripper pic "Magic Mike" and it looks like the bod-baring film has now found some comic relief.

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  • The Playlist
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    First Look: Viggo Mortensen Playing Twin Brothers In Ana Piterbarg's 'Everyone Has A Plan'

    About a year ago, it was revealed that Viggo Mortensen was set to return Argentina, a country where he lived in for several years as a child, to star in the directorial debut of Ana Piterbarg, "Todos tenemos un plan" or "Everyone Has A Plan." Little has been heard from project since then but an update today reveals the production is set to wrap imminently and a handful of stills and set photos providing us the first look at Mortensen in his dual role as twins, Agustin and Pedro.

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  • The Playlist
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    Olivia Wilde Replaces Jennifer Garner In 'Better Living Through Chemistry'

    After having Jeremy Renner replaced by Sam Rockwell for the male lead, Geoff Moore and David Posamentier's "Better Living Through Chemistry" has once again seen another equal casting substitution with rising star Olivia Wilde set to take on the role recently left vacant by Jennifer Garner after news of her third pregnancy.

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  • Caryn James
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    Best Movies To Watch During A Hurricane

    Sure, you’ve got water, food, an escape plan -- but your hurricane preparedness isn’t complete unless you’ve stockpiled the right movies to watch while you’re hunkered down during the storm. Even if you’re not in the path of Hurricane Irene, you can do some sympathetic viewing.

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