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    'The Raid' Star Iko Uwais Joins Keanu Reeves' 'Man Of Tai Chi'

    Well, it looks like Gareth Evans isn't the only one who's getting some shine from the cult success of "The Raid: Redemption." Some deserved attention is being given to the film's star Iko Uwais, as he's landed a plum role in another unique, martial arts-styled flick.

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    Stephen Daldry Gets 'Wicked' While Jon Favreau Will Hang With 'Jersey Boys'

    While the modern movie musical has been an unpredictable mixed bag ("Mamma Mia!" a hit, but retro "Rock Of Ages" and classic-feeling "Nine" flopped), it seems Hollywood still thinks there is money to be had. And they are hoping stage success can translate to movie audie...

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    Will Smith To Make Directorial Debut With 'Epic' Retelling Of Cain & Abel Story w/ 'Vampiric Twist!'

    Biblical adaptations are apparently all the rage in Hollywood right now, and Will Smith is jumping on that bandwagon.

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    Could Consumer-Tracking Online Ads Help Indie Films Find Audiences?

    A San Francisco-based company named Adroll has culled $15 million in new funding to adapt its consumer-tracking online advertising approach to the entertainment industry, according to an article on GigaOM. While the focus will be on studio offerings, the planned move could be a boon for specialty di...

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    'The Bourne Legacy' Unveils New Photos, TV Spot & Comic-Con Throwback Poster

    Do studios need Comic-Con? The answer is a mix of both yes, no and maybe, but clearly Universal Pictures is less thrilled with the convention this year, perhaps due to the lukewarm reception to "Cowboys & Aliens" last year (even the geek constituents reviewed it poorly during the ...

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    Nolan & Bale Talk 'Dark Knight Rises,' Joker Off Limits, Peter Jackson Envy & More with EW

    Entertainment Weekly recently sat down with Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale to talk -- what else? -- "The Dark Knight Rises." A quote for franchise fans? Nolan says: "I will cop to this: The 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy was in the back of our minds the entire time we were making these." Five mor...

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    Will Smith To Tell The Biblical Tale Of Cain & Abel In Developing Directorial Debut

    Hollywood is getting Biblical and Will Smith wants to get jiggy with this emerging trend. With Darren Aronofsky currently building his ark for "Noah," and with two different Moses movies in the works -- one from Steven Spielberg and another from Ridley Scott -- is seems the Old Testament i...

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    Lionsgate Announces Release Dates For Next Three Hunger Games Films

    Lionsgate announced on Tuesday that they will be releasing the next three Hunger Games films the weekend before Thanksgiving -- claiming the Twilight slot -- from November 2013 to 2015.

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    AMC Offers Dish Subscribers 'Breaking Bad' Premiere Live Stream in Wake of Contract Expiration

    Dish recently dropped AMC, and the cable network wants satellite subscribers to know what they're missing: On July 15, the highly anticipated "Breaking Bad" 5th season premiere will stream for Dish customers on AMC's website.

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