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    Roman Polanski Will Next Direct an Adaptation of David Ives' Broadway Success 'Venus in Fur'

    Roman Polanski announced Thursday that before making his planned Drefyus affair drama “D.,” he will direct an independently financed French-language adaptation of the David Ives play “Venus in Fur.” He has set Emmanuelle Seigner and Louis Garrel to star and plans a November p...

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    Black List Founder Franklin Leonard 'Forced Out Of Post' At Overbrook Entertainment

    According to the LA Times this morning, Franklin Leonard, who was vice president of creative affairs at Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, and founder of what has come to be known as the Black List (the popular annual list that ranks the best unproduced screenplays each year), ...

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    Roman Polanski To Direct 'Venus In Fur' This Fall, Emmanuelle Seigner & Louis Garrel To Star

    It seems these days Roman Polanski has a thing for plays. Last year he brought "Carnage" to the big screen, an adaption of Yasmin Reza's acclaimed "God Of Carnage," and while he's flirted with a couple of projects since then including "D", about the Dreyfuss Aff...

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    Watch: 2 New Clips & Featurette For Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie'

    After a string of ultimately disappointing films, Tim Burton is heading back to the world of stop-motion animation for “Frankenweenie.” Will it prove to be as creatively refreshing as “Fantastic Mr. Fox” was for Wes Anderson? Check out the two clips and featurette below and d...

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    Watch: Chilling First Footage From Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker' Starring Nicole Kidman & Mia Wasikowska

    After an almost unbearably long wait, with cameras first rolling a year ago, we now have our first footage from "Oldboy" director Park Chan-wook's English-language debut "Stoker," and yes, it looks pretty damn great.

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    Watch: Eccentricity Reigns In Trailer For Coens-Penned 'Gambit' Starring Colin Firth & Cameron Diaz

    Nudity, lions, an art heist, outrageous accents and Stanley Tucci -- "Gambit" appears to have it all (depending on what your definition of "all" is), and a new, full-length trailer for the Coens-penned movie has dropped. And if anything, it proves that the brothers' brand of ...

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    Universal Takes Over Editing '47 Ronin' As Director Carl Erik Rinsch Removed; Studio Adds Love Scene, Dialogue & More

    Jay-Z may have 99 problems, but you can bet he's glad "47 Ronin" ain't one. Universal's big budget samurai flick starring Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi and rounded out with a mostly Japanese cast has seen its problems displayed through ever changing release dates. Originally slat...

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    IFC Films Captures U.S. Rights to Marisa Tomei Thriller 'Inescapable'

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Ruba Nadda’s “Inescapable,” which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week. The company picked up U.S. rights to "Byzantium" and North American rights to the Mira Nair-di...

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    Is This The Next YA Movie Hit? Trailer For 'Beautiful Creatures' Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert & Emmy Rossum

    An outsider with strange powers, a human who understands and forces beyond their control....no, we're not talking about "Twilight." Instead, it's "Beautiful Creatures," Warner Bros. stab at the YA pie that Summit and Lionsgate have conquered heartily with the vampire seri...

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