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    Exclusive: New Images Of Colin Farrell & Noomi Rapace In 'Dead Man Down' Plus 3 Clips From The Film

    It’s been four years since the surprise international success of the Swedish-language version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” and early next month director Niels Arden Oplev will re-team with Noomi Rapace for his English-language debut, the crime thriller “Dead Man Down...

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    LatinoBuzz: You Don't Look Latina! Celebrating Afro-Latina Documentarians for Black History Month

    Actors of color contend with stereotypes and typecasting on a daily basis. In Hollywood, even in the ‘post-racial era’ an actor’s ethnicity can severely limit the types of roles they are considered for. A Latino actor often has no choice but to audition for roles as a gardener, maid, or janitor and ...

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    'Fast & Furious 6' Director Justin Lin To Helm Special Ops Thriller For Warner Bros.

    After making nothing but “Fast and Furious” movies for the last five years, Justin Lin may finally get a chance to venture off into new territory. Warner Bros has won a bidding war to acquire the rights to an upcoming novel by "The Breach" author Patrick Lee, with Lin atta...

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    Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell Reteam for Terrio's 'The Ends of the Earth'

    Oscar worlds collide as Jennifer Lawrence reteams with "Silver Linings Playbook" director David O. Russell for "The Ends of the Earth," a fact-based original penned by Oscar-nominated "Argo" screenwriter Chris Terrio. It's an American epic--with a "Django"...

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    Oscilloscope Partners with Short-Looping Video App Vine: "This will be the future of film distribution"

    Oscilloscope Laboratories is taking innovative strides with app content as related to feature films. The company will be partnering with Vine, a recently launched mobile service that lets users create and share short-looping videos.

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    Mark Hamill Says He Isn't Signed Yet For 'Episode VII,' Says Luke Skywalker Will Be Obi-Wan Type Character

    Another day, and more chatter about "Star Wars: Episode VII" and where it may or may not be headed. Yesterday came rumors that the upcoming film would revolve around the children of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo. And now, Mark Hamill himself has weighed in, and while he...

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    To the Academy: Consider the Women Directors

    It's Academy Awards week and the ballots are closed.  While we don't know the winners yet, one thing we know for sure is that no women have again been nominated for best director.

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    Universal Wants 'Mama' Franchise, But Director Andrés Muschietti Isn't Interested

    The success of horror movies in the early part of the year can be deceiving. For example, last year "The Devil Inside" shocked everyone by taking over $30 million on its opening weekend (even though it quickly tapered off, with audiences giving it a rare F CinemaScore thanks to its "g...

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    Delegations From Nigeria & South Africa Will Participate In International Co-Production Day At Hot Docs

    At the 2013 installment of the Festival in April, the Canada-based Hot Docs will host official delegations from Nigeria, South Africa, USA, China, Germany, Japan, the Nordic Region, and Poland.

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    Connie Britton on Hollywood, Nashville and Aging

    If you are a regular reader of Women and Hollywood, you know that we are big fans of Connie Britton here. We love her as Rayna James in Callie Khouri’s Nashville and Tami Taylor is one of our all-time favorite female TV characters.

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