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    Veteran Stage Director George C. Wolfe Signs Up To Helm Hilary Swank Drama 'You're Not You'

    George C. Wolfe is one of those black directors who's been in the game for years, even though his name is rarely mentioned on new project short lists. That's maybe because he's likely best known for his stage directing work - from Jelly's Last Jam, to Bring in 'Da Noise...

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    David Thewlis Joins Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem'

    So far, with Christoph Waltz and Melanie Thierry on board for Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem," things are already looking promising for the picture, and even the rumored names are exciting, with Tilda Swinton recently mentioned (but not confirmed) as one of the participants in the p...

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    Laika Passes On Henry Selick's 'Shadow King,' Project Gets Shelved

    Such is the world we live in, where Len Wiseman gets hired to direct a reboot of "The Mummy," yet Henry Selick can't get a movie made at a studio. And while there was a brief ray of light for Selick's "Shadow King" (aka "Shademaker" ) after Disney scrapped it la...

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    Tony Bennett Doc 'The Zen of Bennett' to Get a Release Through Netflix and Abramorama

    Abramorama and Netflix have closed deals to acquire rights to “The Zen of Bennett,” a feature-length documentary about legendary crooner Tony Bennett. Abramorama will handle a limited theatrical release in select cities beginning October 24, while Netflix will stream the film exclusively...

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    Pace University Adds Guest Lecturers Katie Couric and Ron Howard for New Arts & Entertainment Business Program

    Pace University, home of Bravo's "Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton," is launching a star-studded Arts and Entertainment Management program to its Lubin School of Business. Katie Couric, Ron Howard, Doug Herzog and a number of other high-profile media professionals will join the business s...

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    Abramorama to Release 'The Zen of Bennett'

    Indie distributor Abramorama will handle the theatrical release of "The Zen of Bennett," a portrait of singer Tony Bennett, beginning October 24 in New York.

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    Does 'Maleficent' Director Robert Stromberg Have The Next 'Jurassic Park' Or 'Avatar' With 'Safari'?

    As far as directorial debuts go, one couldn't have a much bigger start than Disney's "Maleficent" starring Angelina Jolie. But helmer Robert Stromberg isn't a complete neophyte to special effects or film sets. The three-time Oscar nominee, won twice, back-to-back, for Art Direc...

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    African Feminist Engagements With Film (Feminist Africa Issue #16)

    Some *light* reading for you to do this weekend, or the next... courtesy of the African Women In Cinema blog, and the African Gender Institute within the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Cape Town.

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