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    Exclusive: Poster For 'The Girl' Starring Abbie Cornish; Set For December 14th Oscar Qualifying Run Before Release In March 2013

    As readers of The Playlist already know, we think Abbie Cornish is on the cusp of a breakthrough. Arthouse audiences already know she's got the goods, giving strong performances in Cate Shortland's "Somersault" (her breakout turn) and Jane Campion's gorgeous and underrated "Bright Star." Hollywood w...

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    Alexandra Wallace Becomes First Woman in Charge of the Today Show

    Alexandra Wallace, senior vice president of NBC News, was just announced as the new executive in charge of the Today show. At a whopping four hours, the program is one of the most profitable of NBC’s slate.

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    Viggo Mortensen Heads Beyond Civilization In Upcoming Drama

    After a two-year break between "The Road" and "A Dangerous Method," Viggo Mortensen is on something of a streak (if you can call it that). This year found the actor on the festival circuit with Walter Salles' "On The Road" and the Argentinian drama "Everybody H...

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    'Anchorman' Director Adam McKay Talks Producing Indie Comedy 'Fully Loaded' & What Makes It So Unique

    When he isn't writing or directing, the continually busy and multitasking Adam McKay is producing, and this year alone has seen his hands on a number of films including "The Campaign," "The Dictator," "Casa De Mi Padre," "Bachelorette" and "Tim And Eric's Billion Dollar Movie." They all range from b...

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    Kit Harington To Rumble With Paul W.S. Anderson's 'Pompeii'

    From the lands of Westeros to 79 A.D. Italy? We don't think that transition will be too difficult for "Game Of Thrones" star Kit Harington. The actor is slowly but surely beginning to make inroads on the big screen, starring in "Silent Hill: Revelation 3D" (you gotta start so...

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    Morgan Spurlock Finds A Project More Punishing Than A Month Of McDonalds: Directing The 'One Direction' Movie

    If you needed any further evidence that Morgan Spurlock has slid from somebody who perhaps had an interesting viewpoint on modern contemporary life to a man who is churning out doc shlock, here it is: he'll be directing the One Direction 3D concert movie.

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    Watch: Dazzling New Trailer For Sam Raimi's 'Oz The Great And Powerful'

    You may have forgotten, but Sam Raimi's "Oz The Great And Powerful" has been a long time coming. It actually started production way back in July 2011, meaning it will be just under two years before it hits theaters next spring. But it looks like that time and attention to detail have certainly paid ...

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    Chris Hemsworth Goes Into Stephen Gaghan's 'Candy Store'

    Wait, we thought this dude was too busy? Having just dropped CBS Film's "American Assassin" due to "scheduling," this bit of news seems a bit odd. But we suppose the lure of winning with the Oscar-nominated writer of "Traffic" is a lure that's hard to resist. To...

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    Jack Nicholson Sought To Play Robert Downey Jr.'s Dad In 'The Judge'

    Between comic book movies, tentpole blockbusters, and big name comedies, it's easy to forget that Robert Downey Jr. has other projects that don't have the Marvel stamp, require him to bromance with Jude Law, or laugh it up with Todd Phillips. And one of those gigs is "The Judge,&qu...

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    Exclusive: Omar Epps, Mekhi Phifer, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Keri Hilson Set For 'Mooz-Lum' Director Qasim Basir's 'Destined'

    It was almost exactly 1 year ago, when we announced that Qasim Basir (on the heels of the home video release of his feature film directorial debut Mooz-Lum) had officially begun prepping his next film - a drama titled simply Destined.

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