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    Could Peter Dinklage Be A Motion-Capture CGI Villain In 'X-Men:Days Of Future Past'?

    Okay, so we're less than 24 hours from when it was first announced that Peter Dinklage would be joining "X-Men: Days Of Future Past," and the rumor mill is in full swing. His character is being kept under wraps, which led many to start ruminating on who he could be, with the actor'...

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    Tyler Perry Has Reportedly Cast Sweet Brown In 'A Madea Christmas' (She's Apparently In Demand)

    File this one under unconfirmed...

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    Universal Hires 'Hunger Games' Writer Billy Ray To Pen Competing Script For 'The Mummy' Reboot

    Oh, what a rollercoaster you're taking us on Universal! Last spring, with "Prometheus" still buzzing on everyone's minds, the studio snapped up that film's original writer Jon Spaihts to pen their reboot of "The Mummy." Okay, if it's gonna happen, he's a decen...

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    Watch: Naomi Watts & Robin Wright Are Cougars For Each Other's Kids In Trailer For 'Two Mothers'

    When tackling provocative material, there is a fine line between drama and merely being seamy and soapy. And that's the line director Anne Fontaine ("Coco Before Chanel," "The Girl From Monaco") needs to balance in "Two Mothers" which brings together Naomi Watts and...

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    Fox Teams w/ HBCUs For New Initiative To Bring More Black Students/Alumni Into Film/TV Biz

    Interesting development...

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    Watch: Just In Time For Valentine's Day, The Honest Trailer For 'The Notebook'

    We don't cover these Honest Trailers very often, but sometimes everything aligns as it should, and with today being Valentine's Day, the folks at Screen Junkies have fittingly taken their satiric wit to "The Notebook." And while it's not the best one of these they've put to...

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    Cinedigm Appoints Laura Sok as Director of Theatrical Publicity

    Cinedigm announces that Laura Sok has been appointed as Director of Theatrical Publicity, reporting to VP of Theatrical Marketing Jeff Reichert.

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    Watch: Saoirse Ronan Battles Her Own Mind To Save The World In New Trailer For 'The Host'

    With "The Host" arriving in just over a month and the chatter around it has remained...minimal, certainly far less than what was launched upon Stephenie Meyer's previous YA hit, "Twilight," the marketing has changed gears. In the fall, we got the very tweeny version of the tr...

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    'Video Game High School' Breaks Kickstarter Film Fundraising Records

    Web series "Video Game High School" is raising the bar on the crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter, having beat out previous film fundraising records by almost double. "Video Game High School" has raised $808,341 from more than 10,000 backers. The money will be used to fund the second season of the s...

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    Marion Cotillard In Talks for 'Diary of a Chambermaid,' Adapted by 'Farewell, My Queen' Director Benoit Jacquot

    Marion Cotillard is circling the lead role of Celestine in Benoit Jacquot's "Diary of a Chambermaid," adapted from the novel by Octave Mirbeau. Celestine is an ambitious Parisian maid working at wealthy families' estates from 1890 to 1900; the novel underscores the upstairs-downstairs dynamic and th...

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