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    'The Central Park Five' Will Open In NYC On 11/23, Followed By LA On 11/30

    Announced in August, Sundance Selects acquired USA theatrical rights to documentary master Ken Burns' The Central Park Five, which Burns co-directed with his daughter Sarah Burns, and his son-in-law David McMahon.

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    First Look At Claire Danes In 'As Cool As I Am'

    Here's how indie movies sneak up on you. This was announced way back in the spring of 2011, before "Homeland" became a big hit, and thus when we saw a new movie with Claire Danes, we sorta just shrugged our shoulders and moved on. But the actress is back in a big way thanks to the hit ...

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    James Cameron Lines Up Potential Post-'Avatar' Directing Vehicle 'The Informationist' Centering on Strong Female Protagonist

    James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment producing partner Jon Landau have nabbed rights to Taylor Stevens' 2011 novel "The Informationist." Cameron is considering directing the film for 20th Century Fox, but not until after his two "Avatar" sequels which will be shot concurrently.

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    Morris Chestnut, Christina Milian, Lauren London, Tia Mowry Confirmed For 'Baggage Claim'

    It was a month ago when Shadow and Act reported that Morris Chestnut, Lauren London, and Tia Mowry were all in contention for parts in playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, for Fox Searchlight, based on his best-sell...

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    James Cameron Decides He Will Make Movies Besides 'Avatar' Sequels, Signs Up To Direct 'The Informationist'

    "I’ve divided my time over the last 16 years over deep ocean exploration and filmmaking. I’ve made two movies in 16 years, and I’ve done eight expeditions. Last year I basically completely disbanded my production company’s development arm. So I’m not interested in ...

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    Untold Stories From Africa & The Diaspora Fall Film Series At Maysles Cinema NYC

    African Film Festival, Inc., Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and Doc Watchers present Untold Stories from Africa and the Diaspora Fall Film Series at Maysles Cinema in NYC.

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    Jeremy Renner Replaces Steve Carell In Al Pacino Comedy 'Imagine,' Julianne Moore Also On Board

    In the works for nearly two years when Steve Carell first signed on, the rocker dramedy "Imagine" has been moving along very slowly, in fact, not much at all. Last year, Al Pacino signed on followed by more silence, but now with the American Film Market coming up and a spring shoot in the ...

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    Watch: New York Comic Con Crowd Goes Wild In Teaser For The Trailer For 'Evil Dead'

    In case the "Iron Man 3" duo of the teaser-trailers-for-the-trailer, that itself finally dropped this morning wasn't enough, now the folks over at TriStar are doing the same (though thankfully, with just the one) for their upcoming "The Evil Dead" remake -- despite the fact t...

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    Jane Fonda to Star in ABC Comedy Now What?

    As reported by Deadline, Jane Fonda will be starring in her first series ever for ABC.

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    Cinema Guild Picks Up 'Before and After Dinner,' Portrait of Louis Malle Muse André Gregory

    The Cinema Guild has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Cindy Kleine's documentary "Before and After Dinner: The Life and Work of André Gregory," a portrait of the actor who most famously starred in Louis Malle's "My Dinner with André."

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