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    NYC Movie Theaters Still Battered by Sandy, But 'Anna Karenina,' 'Iron Fists' + More Events Still On

    Well, James Bond could best Goldfinger and Le Chiffre, but not Hurricane Sandy. The latest high-profile New York City event to be affected by the storm this week and its resultant power outage is the Tribeca Film Institute’s annual fall benefit and fundraiser, which this year includes a special s...

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    Patrick Wilson Will 'Stretch' In Action Flick For Joe Carnahan; 'Eastern Promises' Scribe Steven Knight Penning Wild Chef Flick

    It's AFM time, which means lots of projects are being announced, but whether or not they actually get made anytime soon continues to be up in the air. In fact, there is such a glut of films being tossed around the sales floor, only the barest scraps of info about some of them are making it out.

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    From The Producers Of 'Kinyarwanda' Comes 'What About Us?" Starring Jasmine Guy

    Details in press release below...

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    Artwork & Tracklisting For 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Soundtrack Revealed, Comes In Two Different Editions, Obviously

    Making "The Hobbit" movies is expensive stuff (estimates put each installment between $200-300 million...damn...), which means the marketing and sales opportunities for this are going to be "interesting." Hell, we've already seen Air New Zealand and Denny's doing their be...

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    John Cusack Gets Into Roger Avary's 'Airspace'

    John Cusack and/or his agent have been working the phones pretty hard this week. The last two days have seen the actor sign up for the financial drama "Due Process" and the Stephen King adaptation "Cell," and now Cusack has busted out the quill again to put his name on anoth...

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    Maya Angelou's 'Georgia, Georgia' Coming Out On DVD This Fall (This Time For Sure!)

    Last year, in May 2011, I reported that, for the first time on DVD, the 1972 film Georgia, Georgia with Diana Sands, would be coming out on DVD that year.

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    George Lucas Met With Screenwriters, Mark Hamill & Carrie Fisher About 'Star Wars 7' Before Disney Sale

    Two days after it was announced, the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney and the revelation of a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films on the way continues spur discussion, excitement, speculation and more. We're still three years out from 'Episode VII' arriving in 2015, but given the amoun...

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    'Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself' to Get Spring Release Via Laemmle/Zeller Films

    Laemmle / Zeller Films has acquired rights to “Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself” from directors Tom Bean and Luke Poling. The company plans an early spring theatrical release.

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    XLrator Media Acquires Horror Thriller 'Under the Bed' From 'V/H/S' Producers

    XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to the horror thriller “Under the Bed,” directed by Steven C. Miller and written by Eric Stolze, for a planned summer 2013 theatrical release.

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    From Django To Gonzo: Christoph Waltz Taking Role In 'The Muppets' Sequel

    While all the talk over the last day or so at the mouse house has been about Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm and the revitalization of the "Star Wars" movie franchise, 'Episode VII' isnt' expected to hit until 2015. So until that happens, Disney will have to contin...

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