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    Anchor Bay and CineSon Come Together for "Admissions"

    Anchor Bay Films has joined up with Andy Garcia's CineSon Productions for the indie romcom "Admissions." The film, from a script by Glenn German, is set to star Garcia alongside Vera Farmiga. What a pairing!

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    Lily Rabe to Play Mary Pickford in Untitled Biopic; Producers In Cannes to Cast Chaplin, Fairbanks, Griffith

    While producers Julie Pacino, Jennifer DeLia, and Said Zahraoui are at Cannes to cement the rest of the casting for their untitled Mary Pickford film, they've found their leading lady in Lily Rabe (“All Good Things,” “American Horror Story” ). The film is based on Eileen Whifield's biography, "Pickf...

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    Fisher Stevens Helming Adaptation of Philip Roth's 'American Pastoral'

    Fisher Stevens will direct "American Pastoral" for Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. John Romano (Lakeshore and SKE's "Lincoln Lawyer) adapted the first novel in Philip Roth's post-war trilogy about the destruction of the American dream.

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    Cannes 2012: Cuba Gooding Jr. Actioner "Deception" Acquired By Voltage Pictures, Shopped At Market

    More Cannes film market deals... Voltage Pictures has acquired international sales rights to the Cuba Gooding Jr. action flick titled Deception, which it will shop to buyers at the Cannes film market this week.

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    Watch The Plagiarist Admonish: Bradley Cooper & Zoe Saldana In The Trailer For 'The Words'

    While it sounds decent on paper what with the cast and all,  Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana and Olivia Wilde, we can't say we're entirely convinced of this new trailer for "The Words." It probably doesn't help that we didn't give this one a particularly enthusi...

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    Marvel-Mania: Joss Whedon Torn About Whether To Do 'Avengers' Sequel; Robert Downey Jr. Got Paid More Than Rest Of Cast Combined

    Another day, another dollop of Marvel related news. Super hero movies like "The Avengers" are a team effort, only they're not so much when it comes to the payscale. Awkward for all involved? The Hollywood Reporter recently reported that the motormouthed and scene-stealing Robert Downey Jr. (who repo...

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    Recap of Personnel Shifts

    At the risk of being redundant, I publish this so that when Cannes folk meet one another at the myriad of cocktail receptions and parties, they will be aware of where old friends and acquaintances are now working

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    'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' Hits Theaters On October 4th, 2013, Jessica Alba & Mickey Rourke Confirmed

    Ever since "Sin City" proved to be a robust hit on its release in April 2005, talk has percolated about a sequel. After all, the film was relatively inexpensive to make, and there were plenty more stories from Frank Miller's source material comics that could lead to another film. But between the ups...

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    Jack Black To Sow 'Wild Oats' With Shirley MacLaine, Alan Arkin And Jacki Weaver

    Clearly, Jack Black made one too many "Gulliver's Travels" or "A Big Year" -- in the last twelve months or so, the comic star (who just released a new record under his Tenacious D guise) has veered mostly away from big studio comedies to more interesting sounding indie-type ...

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    John Woo To Return To English Language Movies For Yakuza Remake 'Day Of The Beast'

    It’s been three years since John Woo’s last film, the sweeping historical epic “Red Cliff,” and after various flirtations, it looks he’s found his next project.

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