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    'Intouchables' Star Omar Sy May Cook Up 'Chef' With Bradley Cooper & Derek Cianfrance

    As we learned from the whole Lance Armstrong/J.J. Abrams/Bradley Cooper affair, even direct quotes can be dodgy these days, but this one comes from Cooper himself -- spoken in French no less while doing promo in France -- so we presume no wires have been crossed. And it looks like the actor's te...

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    Willow Smith Will No Longer Star In 'Annie' Remake; Might Quvenzhané Wallis Take Over?

    Last we wrote about this project in summer 2012, Emma Thompson, talking to the BBC, said that she'd been writing the script for nearly three years, was excited about it, and was heading to LA to work with Willow Smith (who was to star in the film), and that Jay-Z (who's one of...

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    'Easy A' Director Will Gluck Directing The 'Annie' Remake, Willow Smith Will No Longer Whip Her Hair In It

    Brewing for a couple of years now, that remake of "Annie" that will destroy your childhood memories is still happening. Yep, Will Smith and Jay-Z are still combining powers to produce the movie for Sony, "The Devil Wears Prada" writer Aline Brosh McKenna has penned the script, and now it has a direc...

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    Interesting... In Re-Branding Effort, Blackberry Names Alicia Keys Global Creative Director

    Yes, that Blackberry - the wireless phone and services developer.

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    BAFTA Unveils Great Illustrated Designs For Best Picture Nominees 'Argo,' 'Les Misérables,' 'Life Of Pi,' 'Lincoln' & 'Zero Dark Thirty'

    The Oscars aren't the only major awards ceremony in February that will attract movie stars and airheaded red carpet commentators in equal measure. Across the pond, the BAFTAs will hand out their trophies a couple weeks earlier, and attendees will get something nice too, just for showing up.

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    Check it Out! Danny Boyle's Trippy New 'Trance' Poster

    The latest poster for Danny Boyle's "Trance" has been released and it looks like the dizzying, disorienting mind trip the trailer promises. The memory-loss, art heist thriller, which will have a limited U.S. release on April 5th, follows an auction house assistant (James McAvoy) w...

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    Watch: Disney's Oscar-Nominated Short 'Paperman' In Full

    So, you've done your homework, and with a few weeks to go until the Oscars, you've managed to catch up with all nine Best Picture nominees. Nice work, but now what is there left to do? Well, have you seen all the shorts? Granted, they aren't the easiest thing to track down, but the fine folks at Dis...

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    VICE & Snoop Lion's Rastafari Documentary Feature 'Reincarnated' In Theaters March 15th

    Details, including dates, cities, new poster and trailer, via press release from VICE below...

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    Casting Watch: Eva Green Will Star in Rodriguez' 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' with JGL & Brolin UPDATED

    Eva Green will play the lead role of Ava Lord in Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller's long-gestating "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," a character described in the graphic novels as "every man's most glorious dreams come true, she's also every man's darkest nightmares."

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    'A Good Day To Die Hard' Will Be The First 'Die Hard' Under 2 Hours, Runs Just Over 90 Minutes

    If there has been anything that has marked the "Die Hard" series besides the omnipresence of Bruce Willis, it has been blockbuster-sized running times to match the blockbuster-sized movies. The first movie ran 131 minutes, "Die Hard 2" punched in at 124 minutes, and "Die Hard With A Vengeance" stret...

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