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    Weekend Recap: Awards Roundup, Apatow 'This is 40' Sequel, Fincher Music Video, Edgerton Short (VIDEO)

    On the heels of the release of his Netflix series "House of Cards," folks are wondering if Fincher will return to Sony's lower-budget "The Girl Who Played with Fire," with or without Daniel Craig, or do big-scale "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." Fincher hints that he wants to go small and direct mor...

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    Fred Williamson On 'Django,' Woody Strode, Sidney Poitier, Working w/ Spike Lee, Being 'The Hammer'

    Aaah... an interview that I tried to get (for obvious reasons) but wasn't successful. But thankfully, someone who could, did get Fred Williamson to chat about everything from originating the "bad-ass slave" in The Legend of Nigger Charley, to Django Unchained (why he hasn&...

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    Colin Farrell Joins Anthony Hopkins In Serial Killer Thriller 'Solace'

    As the solid ratings for the dumber-than-a-bag-of-especially-stupid-rocks Kevin Bacon-starring procedural "The Following" have proven, serial killers are enduring draws in popular culture. But while you can barely change the channel on TV without glimpsing some one-time big-screen star wading throug...

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    Julia Ormond's First US TV Starring Role in Witches of East End for Lifetime

    Julia Ormond has had a varied and interesting career from roles in Legends of the Fall to David Lynch’s Inland Empire. Ormond has also had roles in many TV movies and miniseries and guest stints on shows like Nurse Jackie and Mad Men.

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    Music Box Picks Up Cesar Nominee 'Augustine' for Spring 2013 Release

    Music Box Films has acquired all US rights to Cesar nominee "Augustine," the debut feature by French writer-director Alice Winocour. The film stars Vincent Lindon, Soko and Chiara Mastroianni, and centers on the real-case story of the unusual relationship between 19th-century neurologist Jean-Martin...

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    Lena Dunham Pushes Forward with Personal Shopping Memoir as Possible HBO Series

    EW and Interview cover girl Lena Dunham is pinching herself after back-to-back "Girls" wins at the Golden Globes, Directors Guild and even the Art Directors Guild. Her DGA speech included the classic line: "Steven Spielberg, I'm coming for you. Ben Affleck, I already came for you."

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    SXSW 2013 - First Trailer For John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters' (Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton)

    SXSW 2013 - First Trailer For John Sayles' 'Go For Sisters' (Yolonda Ross, LisaGay Hamilton)

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    Paula Weinstein Joins Tribeca as Executive Vice President

    One of Hollywood's long-lasting conventions is that friends take care of each other. Thus, veteran Hollywod film producer Paula Weinstein will join Tribeca Enterprises as the company's executive vice president overseeing Tribeca's international partnerships, and managing studio relations...

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    The Controversial 'Because I Love You' Coming On VOD, iTunes And DVD

    Those of you who are regular S & A reader will remember this independent film I profiled last year, titled Because I Love You, written and directed by Joseph Elmore, which created quite a brouhaha.

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    Good Films Picks Up Rights to L.A. True-Crime Investigative Book 'LAbyrinth,' Implicating LAPD with Notorious Bank Robbery

    UK production house Good Films has acquired the rights to Randall Sullivan's investigative book "LAbyrinth," detailing the true events surrounding detective Russell Poole's investigation into a notorious L.A. bank robbery. The book was originally serialized in Rolling Stone magazine.

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