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    'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Writers Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver The Latest To Enter 'Jurassic Park 4'

    We suppose it was only a matter of time before those big wooden doors emblazoned with the text “Jurassic Park” would swing open once more for all the world to see – and now it looks as if that moment is creeping up on us.

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    Imprisoned Chinese Artist and Dissident Ai Weiwei Will Learn the Fate of His Bail Conditions on June 22

    China's most famous international artist and staunchly outspoken domestic critic, Ai Weiwei, finds out June 22 if the Chinese government's bail conditions for his imprisonment over the past year will be lifted. The subject of Alison Klayman's Sundance and Berlinale doc "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," the ...

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    Exclusive: Poster For 'Robot & Frank' Starring Frank Langella, Liv Tyler & James Marsden

    "Robot & Frank," the feature film debut of commercial director Jake Schreier, premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival where it earned some solid buzz, became a hot acquistion title and was the co-winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize.

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    BAMCinemaFest: Ry Russo-Young Talks Creating Complex Characters & Collaborating With Lena Dunham For 'Nobody Walks'

    With BAMcinemaFest kicking off this week, New Yorkers who didn’t get the chance to attend Sundance, Cannes or SXSW this year will have a opportunity to sample the best of both fests alongside other cinematic special events. The lineup includes festival favorites “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” “Compl...

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    Media Watch: Los Angeles Times Makes Changes at Calendar, Business

    The Los Angeles Times has named veteran LAT business editor John Corrigan as Assistant Managing Editor for Arts & Entertainment, succeeding Sallie Hofmeister, while ex-LA Weekly and Slake editor Laurie Ochoa returns to the LAT as A&E Editor, joining her husband Jonathan Gold, who recently joined the...

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    Watch: Gary Oldman Has A Message For Basketball Players Who Want To Be Actors

    Gary Oldman: Oscar nominated actor (who should have won by now), writer, director and all around badass. And, as it turns, out, a pretty hilarious guy too.

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    Outcry Over 2012 Highest Paid Actresses List's Lack Of Diversity. Really?

    Based on emails I've received, and articles I've read this week, some of you are apparently taken aback by the fact that the latest Forbes list of the 10 highest paid actresses, released earlier this week, is absent of any black actresses.

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    Armando Iannucci Says Alan Partridge Will Face Off Against A Media Giant In Upcoming Movie

    The bits and pieces of the upcoming "Alan Partridge" movie -- the first big screen outing by one of Steve Coogan's most well known and beloved character creations -- have been coming in fits and starts for the past year or so. But here's what we know thus far: "Little Britain&...

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    Director Mark Andrews Talks Replacing Brenda Chapman On 'Brave,' The Future Of 'John Carter' & More

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – Mark Andrews, who makes his feature directorial debut this weekend on Pixar's heavily hyped, medieval girl-power romp "Brave" (taking duties over for Brenda Chapman, who parted ways with the film – more on that in a minute) was also an assistant ...

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    The Weinstein Company Planning Awards Season Push For Omar Sy?

    I read a number articles this morning (starting with the NY Daily News) that suggested The Weinstein Company (TWC) is planning a Stateside awards season push for Omar Sy for his performance in The Intouchables, which surprised me.

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