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    Mélanie Thierry Joins Terry Gilliam's 'Zero Theorem,' Says Tilda Swinton Also On Board

    It looks like it's full steam ahead on the next feature film from Terry Gilliam, and so far it's looking quite promising. The director has already lined up Christoph Waltz in the lead role of the sci-fi flick "The Zero Theorem," which apparently mostly takes place in a chapel, cent...

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    Watch: Viggo Mortensen In English-Subtitled Trailer For 'Everybody Has A Plan'

    It’s been two years since since it was revealed that the notoriously picky Viggo Mortensen would lead Ana Piterbarg’s directorial debut, the Argentinian-made, Spanish-language “Everybody Has A Plan,” in dual roles as the identical twins Pedro and Agustin. After many stills and a non-subtitled Spanis...

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    Danny Elfman Scoring 'Hitchcock' & Gus Van Sant's 'Promised Land'

    Surely at this stage, Danny Elfman must have some kind of cloning machine at work. In 2012 alone, the Oingo Boingo member turned composer has penned two scores for his regular collaborator Tim Burton, "Dark Shadows" and "Frankenweenie," another for "Men In Black 3," and one for David O. Russell's "S...

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    'Pacific Rim' With Idris Elba To Be Converted Into 3D

    Shows you what I know which ain't much. I could have sworn that this current 3D craze wasn't going to last just as it didn't during the early 1950's.

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    Watch New Clip From Lee Daniels' 'Paperboy' In All Its Sweaty, Sticky, Tarty Glory

    "I think that you’ll find it very provocative. It’s definitely an unexpected choice after Precious. The reviews have been mixed. They’re the same as Precious, but I’m not here to please you as I did with Precious. With Paperboy, there’s some big stars in it [i...

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    Casting Watch: McGregor Joins Streep and Roberts in 'August: Osage County'

    Ewan McGregor is joining the cast of John Wells' "August: Osage County," with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts already onboard. The Weinstein Co. film is an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts.

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    Preview 'The Rise And Fall And Rise of Sensational' (Portrait Of An Eccentric Artist)

    Five years in the making, The Rise and Fall and Rise of Sensational is an portrait of an eccentric artist - the life and music of Colin Julius Bobb, aka Sensational.

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    Ewan McGregor Latest To Join Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts & More In 'August: Osage County'

    Emboldened by two Best Picture wins in two years (plus two Best Directors, two Best Actors and a Best Actress...), Harvey Weinstein seems to be setting out to win all the Oscars in 2013 -- "The Master" and "Silver Linings Playbook" all look like players, and The Weinstein Company is also holding out...

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    Preview Observational Doc 'Solar Eclipse' (Mission To Restore Electricity In Remote Zambian Village)

    Director/screenwriter Martin Mareček's 82 minunte observational documentary, Solar Eclipse (Pod sluncem tma), follows 2 Czech engineers, Milan and Tomáš, who are sent on a mission to restore a solar electric system in a remote village in Zambia.

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    Roadside Attractions Picks up Stories We Tell and Imogene

    Roadside Attractions has been on a buying binge here in Toronto and has picked up two women directed and written films from TIFF.

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