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    L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema - Jan/Feb Tour Dates In Philly, Toronto & NYC

    L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema - Jan/Feb Tour Dates In Philly, Toronto & NYC

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    'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Shortlist Gets Longer With 'Smallville' Villain Michael Rosenbaum

    Hey, remember the halcyon days of....yesterday....when the the lead role in "Guardians Of The Galaxy" was supposed to be between Jim Sturgess, "Chuck" star Zachary Levi and Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Well, it seems no one actually knows anything, as another name has cropped up in...

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    Lionsgate/CodeBlack Will Release 'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain' July 4

    Over a year after the immense success of his Laugh at My Pain, comedian/actor Kevin Hart, currently one of the busiest men in the biz, will see another stand-up comedy movie, titled Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, released by Lionsgate, this summer, July 4, via its partnership with CodeBlack E...

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    Sacha Baron Cohen Chose 'Les Miserables' Over 'Django Unchained,' Explains What His Small Role Would Have Been

    Most actors would kill to have the kind of "Sophie's Choice" decision Sacha Baron Cohen was faced with about a year ago. Way back in the fall of 2011, it was reported that the comic actor had boarded Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained." But six months later, the actor ...

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    Mel Gibson Eyed Directing 'Good Will Hunting,' Kevin Smith Turned It Down But Brought It To Miramax

    For those of you already well versed in the history of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's Oscar-winning breakout film "Good Will Hunting," this will be old news. But for everyone else, this will be a couple of interesting bits of "What Could Have Been..."

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    Brie Larson To Star In Bollywood Musical 'Basmati Blues'

    Film financing these days is coming from increasingly diverse and exotic places, from overseas investors to billionaire children of a software mogul (ie. the Ellison brood). And joining the ranks of deep-pocketed kids with an interest in the arts is Jeffrey Soros, the nephew of George Soros, who is ...

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    Open Road Films Grabs Rights to Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Biopic Ahead of Its Sundance World Premiere

    After a flurry of news reports Thursday that Open Road Films was actively trying to acquire “jOBS,” the new biopic about Apple mastermind Steve Jobs, the company has confirmed that it has purchased rights to the film three weeks before its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. In a service-deal ca...

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    William Monahan Developing '60s-Set TV Series 'Crime' With Starz

    With the disappearance of studio-backed mid-level dramas, many filmmakers have fled to the open arms of cable television. The latest transplant to the small screen is “The Departed” screenwriter William Monahan with the British period-drama “Crime.”

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    Exclusive: U.S. Trailer For 'Ginger & Rosa' Starring Elle Fanning; Film Now Opens March 15th

    As we've outlined in our Most Anticipated Films Of 2013 Part 1 & Part 2, there are a lot of potentially great films on the horizon across the next twelve months. However, there are also a handful of movies that we've already seen that will be heading to screens in the new year, that...

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    Women Severely Underrepresented in British Theatre

    Last month the Guardian, building on earlier research of Elizabeth Freestone, artistic director of Pentabus theatre, took a look at the status of women in British Theatre and found some disturbing statistics.

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