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    Antoine Fuqua Says '24' Movie Is Dead, Still Waiting On The Script For Tupac Shakur Biopic

    Antoine Fuqua has been a busy man: the “Training Day” helmer has “Olympus Has Fallen” about to hit theaters, just as his hands are in several pies, developing many upcoming projects. We caught up with him during press for the White House siege film, and while he could only reveal that there were sev...

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    Terrence Howard On 'Iron Man' - Don Cheadle Was To Star Originally + Was To Get $8 Mill For #2

    As an addendum to Sergio's Terrence Howard Learns That Show Business Is A Cutthroat Business post, here's a very recent interview he did with Sway, posted just today actually, in which he addresses the Iron Man situation - the fact that he wasn't cast in the second film, and was instead replaced by ...

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    David Strathairn Rounds Out Cast of ‘Godzilla’ Reboot With Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen & Bryan Cranston

    There are certain stable of actors, who might not be the most well known around the breakfast table or water cooler, but who are ever reliable players who can come off the bench in any more and hit a home run of a performance. And David Strathairn is one of those guys. An Oscar nominee ("Good Night ...

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    Is He Right? Joss Whedon Says He Wouldn't Bring Original Characters Back For 'Star Wars' Sequels

    With "The Avengers" earning $1 billion and change, Joss Whedon has unofficially become the guru of how to take a franchise property, and turn it into a mega smash hit that does the rare trifecta of pleasing fanboys, audiences and critics all at once. And so course, he gets asked about what he would ...

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    Hot Docs and Full Frame Announce 2013 Line Ups: The Women

    Last week, the 2013 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival announced their special presentations line up. The festival runs from April 25-May 5 in Toronto. They are set to announce the rest of the line up including the opening night film on March 19.

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    Short Film 'Brotherly Love' Made By S & A Reader, Picked Up For Distribution

    We have been tracking the progress of the dramatic and powerful short film Brotherly Love, which was written and directed by filmmaker Choice Skinner, who is also a regular reader and commenter on S & A (We always like to endorse anything our devoted readers do film-wise).

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    "It's Not For Real": James McAvoy Says The Crow Talks Is Just 'Rumors'

    James McAvoy’s set to become ubiquitous in 2013. His assault on the silver screen begins this Friday (in the UK at least) with the release of Eran Creevy’s “Welcome to the Punch,” with Danny Boyle’s “Trance” arriving later in the month, and the Irvine Welsh adaptation “Filth” (which has already scre...

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    Tribeca First Look: Naomi Watts In 'Sunlight Jr.,' Melissa Leo In 'Bottled Up,' The Hotties Of 'GBF' & More

    The Tribeca Film Festival is rolling out more first-looks. First off, is director Steph Green’s latest endeavor, entitled "Run and Jump." The film marks Green’s return to Tribeca after winning in the Best Short Narrative category in 2008 for her film "New Boy." "Run and Jump" stars "Saturday Night L...

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    'African Metropolis' (7 Filmmakers, 7 Cities, 7 Stories) Gets New Partner In GT Bank, Dates

    Movement on the African Metropolis initiative we announced last summer - July.In short, selected from among 40 entries, 7 African directors will each explore their own "African Metropolis" on film - Abidjan, Cairo, Dakar, Johannesburg, Kinshasa, Lagos, and Nairobi. The initiative is presented by e...

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    Listen: Exclusive Dubstep Track From SXSW Thriller 'Snap'

    Last night, Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" hit the SXSW Film Festival, bringing with it mayhem and a pushed-to-the-red soundtrack fuelled by Skrillex. But it's far from the only movie in Austin with cutting edge tunes that play an important role in the thrust and texture of the narrative. "Snap,...

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