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    Italian Press Report Malick's 'To The Wonder,' PTA 's 'The Master,' 'Anna Karenina' & More In Venice Line-Up

    Most of the world's film press might be at Comic-Con right now (including a Playlister), but we're already starting to itch for the start of festival season. After all, with "The Dark Knight Rises" hitting theaters this week, there's only a few weeks of summer blockbuster season left, and the fall f...

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    Exclusive: Neill Blomkamp Says Sci-Fi Comedy 'Chappie' Is "Probably" Next, Has No Immediate Plans For 'District 9' Sequel

    Neill Blomkamp made one of the more most impressive directorial debuts in recent memory back in 2009 when "District 9" hit theaters; a firmly original, tonally dextrous science-fiction actioner that proved to be a serious sleeper hit, and caused many to compare him to the likes of James Cameron, or ...

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    Joss Whedon Remains Undecided About Directing ‘Avengers 2′

    When you direct and rewrite one of the biggest films of all time, and are often considered the architect of said feature for pulling off the various and disparate movie threads that lead to that complex feat, everyone wants to know what you're going to do for an encore.

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    RIP Hollywood Scion, Dick Zanuck, One of the Great Producers

    I thought producer Richard D. Zanuck would live forever. He was so energetic, so happy over the last decade producing films with Tim Burton, so keen on staying in the game. We talked once about writing a biography--he was the subject early in his career of one of the best Hollywood books ever writte...

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    'Cedar Rapids' Director Miguel Arteta To Run Down The '47 Rules Of Highly Effective Bank Robbers'

    It has been a while since we've heard anything from "Cedar Rapids" helmer Miguel Arteta. After his comedy for Fox Searchlight came and went without much fanfare, he's largely been working in the television world, helming episodes of "The Big C," "How To Make It In Am...

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    Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh In 'Hunger Games') Books Roles In 'The Spectacular Now' & 'Runner, Runner'

    Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh in The Hunger Games) has landed roles in 2 new projects.

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    'Community' Star Gillian Jacobs & Ken Marino Star In Duplass-Produced Horror/Comedy 'Milo'

    Well, here's a nice little Friday surprise. A new movie featuring two of our favorite people: "Community" star Gillian Jacobs (who also featured in our recent TV Stars Who Should Break Through To The Big Screen Soon list) and the always funny and excellent Ken Marino.

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    Best of the Week: Comic-Con, Magical Russian Mystery Tour, Moscow, Karlovy Vary & More

    This week on TOH, we head to Comic-Con for genre/fanboy-fangirl/pop culture madness, consider Salma Hayek's career before and after "Savages," look at the return of "Ice Age," plus feature Anne's Magical Russian Mystery tour (including the Moscow Film Festival) and check in with Meredith Brody at Ka...

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    'Glee' Star Dianna Agron Joins Luc Besson's 'Malavita'

    Playing Quinn Fabray on Fox's hit musical/high school show "Glee" hasn't given Dianna Agron a lot of chances to break out into movie roles, but it looks like she's signing on to a project that will be a far, far cry from the antics at William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio.

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    In Theaters: It Will Be 'Easy Money' For 'Ice Age' And 'Red Lights,' But 'Farewell, My Queen' For 'Trishna'

    Well folks, it’s time to dust off your multi-lingual dictionaries and recharge your digital translators because, this week, it’s all about the foreign language film. Movies from Sweden, Greece, and France are in attendance, and an adaptation of a British novel – set in India &ndash...

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