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    Jeremy Renner Eyes Playing Julian Assange For DreamWorks WikiLeaks Film, Bill Condon May Direct

    Remember when Julian Assange was a hot news item? While the media has moved on from the escapades of the WikiLeaks founder (who is now fighting deportation to Sweden to face alleged sexual assault charges), one of the many projects in the works about him has drawn some high profile names.

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    Edgar Wright To Direct Sci-Fi 'Collider'

    It's hard to believe, but it's been two years since Edgar Wright rocked Comic-Con with "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," and while we've patiently awaited his next effort, it's not long he's been sitting around twiddling his thumbs. Not only did Wright embark on a lengthy,...

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    Obit: Screenwriter Frank Pierson Fought Against the Impoverishment of Film Language

    Frank Pierson, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay of “Dog Day Afternoon” in 1975, was nominated for two other Oscars, and then turned himself into an Emmy-winning director, died Monday in Los Angeles at the age of 87 after a short illness.

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    'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner 'Lucky' to Have Worked With the Late Frank Pierson in WGAW Statement About His Passing

    Award-winning writer-director and former Writers Guild of America, West President Frank Pierson, who received both an Academy Award and Writers Guild Award for his Dog Day Afternoon screenplay, died on Sunday, July 22, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 87.

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    Michael Jackson Apparently Met With Terrence Malick & Offered To Write A Song For 'The Thin Red Line'

    Last year prior to the release of "The Tree Of Life," we revisted the films of Terrence Malick, learning everything we could about them. And while we exhaustively delved into "The Thin Red Line," it seems there is even more to learn about the film, including one nugget of totally...

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    Some Like It Hot - Berlinale Talent Campus Call for Entries

    The eleventh Berlinale Talent Campus will invite 300 emerging filmmakers from all over the world (directors, screenwriters, producers, distributors, actors, cinematographers, editors, production designers, sound designers/score composers, and film critics) during the 63rd Berlin International Film F...

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    Watch The Trailer For Leslye Headland's Hilarious Dark Comedy 'Bachelorette'

    Six months after debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, Leslye Headland's "Bachelorette" has got itself a trailer.

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    Oh Hey, A Nipple: Another Provocative Poster For 'Nurse 3D'

    There's more than one way to promote a movie, and the folks behind "Nurse 3D" are going with boobs. Last summer they covered the (always eager to get) naked Paz De La Huerta in blood for for the first one sheet for the movie, and now another teaser has been sent around to various horro...

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    Patron of the Arts Herb Vogel, Star of Doc 'Herb & Dorothy,' Dies at 89

    Herbert Vogel, who developed a stunning collection of contemporary and minimalist art with his wife Dorothy and was the subject of Megumi Sasaki's documentaries "Herb & Dorothy" and "Herb & Dorothy 50x50," passed away Sunday at age 89.

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    African Film Series Launches In Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA, PA ‐‐‐ Cinémathèque Internationale of Philadelphia (www.cinemathequip.com) has launched a new film series in collaboration with the African American Museum of Philadelphia (http://aampmuseum.org/). Beginning in July 2012, Cinémathèque will present one f...

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