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    Disney Preparing 'The Rocketeer' For A Reboot

    When Joe Johnston was first announced as the director for "Captain America: The First Avenger," folks were worried. He was coming off the disastrous "The Wolfman," and hadn't really had a hit since 2001's "Jurassic Park III" (which wasn't much to shout about...

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    EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Teams With Gay Art-Porn Director Travis Mathews For a 'Cruising'-Inspired Film

    James Franco is giving mixed signals. He's been a part of successful movie franchises, hosted the Oscars and had an extended run on "General Hospital." But now he's teamed with gay art-porn director Travis Mathews to direct "James Franco's Cruising."

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    Yes, Kat Dennings Will Return For 'Thor: The Dark World'

    Considering every actor who signs in blood for a Marvel is usually optioned for numerous flicks, this bit of news hardly comes as a surprise, though it is interesting to note how much the stature of Kat Dennings has changed in just a short year.

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    Mary Pickford Foundation and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Honor Mary Pickford

    The Mary Pickford Foundation and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have teamed up to launch a multi-year partnership to honor the legacy of Mary Pickford. Pickford, who was one of the founding members of the Academy and a co-founder of United Artists, also was one of the most famous ac...

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'Lawless' Plus 3 Clips From The Film

    Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Jason Clark are the Bondurant boys in the upcoming "Lawless." And as the trio sling moonshine as prohibition winds to a close, shifting tides of power put their operation and very lives at risk in John Hillcoat's both beautiful and brutal new film where bloo...

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    Joel Kinnaman Joins Increasingly Massive Cast Of Terrence Malick's 'Knight Of Cups'

    Who does he think he is? Woody Allen? It seems Terrence Malick is using his engimatic appeal and auteur status to basically get whoever the hell he wants for "Knight Of Cups." It seems that if you happen to be nearby where he's shooting, and you're a celebrity, you can get a part i...

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    'Dancing In September' Now Released On Warner Archive DVD Label

    This film was sort of overlooked when it first came out, but looking at it now it still is, as it was then, a real charmer of film as well as being a very perceptive and sharp satire at the cut throat TV business

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    Nigerian Director Kunle Afolayan Prepping 'Dead Alive' - An International Collab w/ Oscar Potential

    His latest work, the rom-com titled Phone Swap, still playing in Nigeria (per his Twitter feed), director Kunle Afolayan is already on to the next one - an international collaboration (the first for Afolayan) titled Dead Alive. 

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    Fox Takes Over Distribution Of DreamWorks Animation Films

    After this fall's "Rise of the Guardians" (which, it should be noted, has nothing to do with anthropomorphic owls), DreamWorks Animation product will no longer be distributed by Paramount, its home for the past seven years. DreamWorks Animation head Jeffrey Katzenberg promised Wall Str...

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    Kid Cudi Breaking In Feature Film Acting w/ Roles In 2 Indies (Apocalyptic Comedy & Thriller)

    Scott Mescudi, known to most of the world as rapper, singer-songwriter, producer Kid Cudi, has added 2 new roles to his fledgling acting resume: an apocalyptic indie comedy titled Goodbye World, starring Adrian Grenier, and an indie thriller titled Tacoma, with Patricia Clarkson.

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