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    Watch: 2 New Clips For ‘Beautiful Creatures’ Show Off Performances By Emmy Rossum, Alice Englert & Alden Ehrenreich

    With its Feb. 13th release date impending, two clips from Warner Bros. hopeful new YA franchise film “Beautiful Creatures” have been released. For those who haven’t been keeping up, the fantasy romance is adapted from the first in a series of books by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl...

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    Max Films Adapting Classic French Comic Series 'Philemon' Into Live-Action Feature Film

    Max Films will be producing a live-action feature film based on the adventures of young farmboy "Philémon," a character created by French comic book artist Fred and published by Dargaud. The original bandes dessinée is considered one of the most poetic French comic series of all time.

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    Exclusive: Ernest Dickerson Shopping Adaptation Of Octavia Butler's 'Clay's Ark' (Script Is Done)

    It's been almost 7 years since Hugo and Nebula award winner, Octavia Butler, died from a stroke at just 58 years old (she died February 24th, 2006). And just about every discussion we've had on this site about black authors whose novels are begging to be...

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    Columbia Law Professor Says Sundance Disney World Film 'Escape from Tomorrow' is a Cut-and-Dry Fair Use Case

    After seeing Sundance entry "Escape from Tomorrow," many were confused about how the film, which centers on a man who loses his job at Disney World and was shot covertly on the theme park's premises, could get away with using all of the images and media covered by Disney copyrights (e....

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    Magnolia Picks Up David Gordon Green's 'Prince Avalanche,' Plus Review and Roundup

    Magnolia Pictures is a good home for David Gordon Green's low-budget Sundance entry "Prince Avalanche," a two-hander starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch shot in 16 days in Austin's fire-ravaged Bastrop State Park. The distrib has acquired North American rights and is aiming at a summer release.

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    Sundance: Magnolia Picks David Gordon Green's 'Prince Avalanche' With Paul Rudd & Emile Hirsch

    When it was first announced last summer that David Gordon Green had gone ahead a shot a movie in secret with Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch, we didn't know what to think. A remake of the Icelandic film "Either Way" which nobody (who isn't in Iceland) had really seen anyway, the questio...

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    Watch: Ninjas Go Flying, Stuff Explodes In New 'G.I. Joe: Retalation' Spot; 4 Minutes To Screen In Front Of 'Hansel & Gretel'

    For those of you dreaming about more Channing Tatum in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," guess again. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura recently revealed that despite all the rumors that the movie was undergoing reshoots to beef up the role of the suddenly hot star of "The Vow," "21 Ju...

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    Mia Farrow Says She's "Retiring From Acting Indefinitely”

    Over the weekend, Leonardo DiCaprio raised some eyebrows when he told press overseas that he was planning to take a "long, long break" from acting, and focus on his environmental work. And it appears he's not the only actor who is going to take a little break.

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    Ruth Negga Is Co-Starring Alongside Brad Pitt In 'World War Z' (Did You Know?)

    This is news to me; we've seen the film's first trailer, but she definitely wasn't in it. And even more interesting is that the project isn't listed on her IMDB page.

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    'Uncle Tom's Fairy Tales' - The Secret, Never-Released Richard Pryor Movie

    I like to think that I know EVERYTHING about films, but even I have to confess that I had never heard of this film before, until recently. An unknown Richard Pryor film that most likely you, me or anyone else will ever see in their lifetime.

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