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    'Fast Five' Helmer Justin Lin In Talks With Universal For Former Spike Lee Project 'L.A. Riots'

    A couple of years back, Justin Lin was a director who worked constantly, but was seen as a fairly mid-level guy: his debut "Better Luck Tomorrow" was well regarded critically, but follow-ups like "Annapolis" and his work on the third and fourth "Fast & Furious" movies were much more coolly received....

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    Acclaimed Brit Crime Thriller "iLL MANORS" On Blu-ray, DVD, VOD In October (Watch Trailer)

    Word of mouth on this one has been strong, since it started stirring up excitement at the Cannes Film Market in May, so I'm definitely curious, and hope it comes my way.

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    Watch: Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh & Wally Pfister Talk Filmmaking In 'Side By Side' Outtakes

    The ongoing debate concerning digital vs. film isn't just about which format is preferred. The decision about which method to use depends on a variety of other factors including budgets, the size of the production, how the movie will be shot and so much more. And all of those issues are explored...

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    Quentin Dupieux Comedy 'Wrong' Finds a Home With Drafthouse Films

    Quentin Dupieux’s latest bizarre comedy, “Wrong,” has found a home with Drafthouse Films, which acquired North American rights to the film Tuesday. The Austin-based specialty distributor plans a theatrical and VOD release in 2013.

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    Lionsgate Prepping Big Screen Adaptation Of Zane's 'Addicted' (Who Should Star & Direct?)

    In case you didn't get the memo, Lionsgate is prepping a big screen adaptation of erotic fiction writer Zane's popular novel Addicted, which follows the trials and tribulations of a successful sex-addicted African American businesswoman.

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    First Real Look: Daniel Day Lewis In Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

    As we creep into the fall season, we've seen a little something — whether an image or a teaser trailer — from almost every major film that looks like it could be an Oscar contender. Until this morning, however, there was one glaring exception, and it's one of the most anticipated...

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    Watch: Trailer For Josh Radnor's 'Liberal Arts' Starring Elizabeth Olsen

    It’s been more than a year since Josh Radnor’s directorial debut, “Happythankyoumoreplease,” hit theaters after winning the Sundance Audience Award in 2010, and now the “How I Met Your Mother” actor is back with his sophomore effort “Liberal Arts.” And...

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    Michael K. Williams In Talks To Join Cast Of 'Robocop' Remake

    While he's currently working on Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, Michael K. Williams is reportedly in talks to join the cast of MGM and Sony Pictures'  reboot of Robocop which starts shooting in September in Toronto

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    Michael K. Williams Boots Up To 'RoboCop'

    After making his name on the wrong end of the law on TV to acclaim on shows like "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire," the always awesome Michael K. Williams is ready to fight for the good guys in a major summer tentpole.

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    Kevin Costner Eyes Jack Ryan Reboot & Luc Besson Produced 'Three Days To Kill'

    Is Kevin Costner ready for a multiplex comeback? At one time, the actor was a big star, who could carry both drama and comedy to big box office success. The late '80s and early '90s in particular saw him handle an incredible run of films that included "The Untouchables," "Fiel...

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