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    Casting Watch: Marion Cotillard to Spend 'Deux Jours, Une Nuit' with the Dardenne Brothers

    Marion Cotillard is set to star in the Dardenne brothers' "Deux Jours, Une Nuit" ("Two Days, One Night"), scheduled to begin production in Belgium this summer. Cotillard will play a woman tasked with convincing her colleagues over the course of one weekend to give up their bonuses so that she can ke...

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    Lake Bell's In A World Gets Post-Sundance Pick Up

    Lake Bell’s directorial debut In A World finally got a post-Sundance pick up by Roadside Attractions and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. This was one of our favorite movies at Sundance. It was smart, totally different (the world of voice over artists!) and totally feminist. The messag...

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    The Onion Apologizes for Tweet About Quvenzhané Wallis

    Just as I expected... The Onion apologized this morning for last night's Oscar tweet that referred to 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis with an obscene reference, which saw plenty of criticism leveled against the satirical publication.

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    Watch: Tim Burton Decides To Direct 'Unicorn Apocalypse' In New Samsung Ad

    Though he didn't end up winning Best Animated Feature for "Frankenweenie" last night, Tim Burton still found a way to beam himself into millions of homes over the weekend. The quirky director took his quirkiness and used it to help sell mobile phones in a new ad for the Samsung Galaxy ...

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    James McAvoy Reportedly Eyes Lead Role In 'The Crow' Reboot

    So with all the Oscar hardware handed out, back to what Hollywood knows how to do best: make reboots and sequels. And one project Hollywood keeps trying to make happen is new version of "The Crow." At one time, the movie was gearing up as a vehicle for Bradley Cooper with "28 Weeks La...

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    Women-Centric Film News Round Up

    Here’s some recent women-centric film news that we wanted to make sure didn't get pased by:

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    Richard T. Jones Cast In Fox's Thriller 'The List'

    Richard T. Jones has joined Charity Wakefield in becoming the first two cast in Fox's thriller The List.

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    Iran Calls 'Argo' Oscar Win "Politically Motivated" & An "Advertisement For The CIA”

    The red carpet may be all rolled up, but that doesn't mean the Oscar controversy will end there. With Ben Affleck's "Argo" taking home the widely expected prize for Best Picture last night at the Oscars, the Iranian government -- who have never been big fans of the movie in general...

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    Bloody New Images From Horror Remakes 'Evil Dead' & 'Carrie'

    While the term "remake" generally makes us shudder, the upcoming do-overs of horror staples "Evil Dead" and "Carrie" are giving reasons for optimism. The former is looking to take its R-rating right to the edge with a picture that takes inspiration from Sam Raimi's ...

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    Durban Talent Campus Calls For 40 Young African Filmmakers & Film Critics For 6th Edition

    Details from the press release below; this is a good opportunity, so take advantage if you qualify. It's akin to the older Berlin Talent Campus deadline to apply is April 1:

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