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    'About Last Night' All-Black Cast Remake (Hart, Ealy, Hall) Gets A New Title And Director

    What we already know: Screen Gems is remaking the 1986 rom-com, About Last Night, and Kevin Hart was the first actor to be cast in the project that centers on a man and woman who try to have a romantic affair, but are hindered by their own personal problems, as well as ...

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    American Cinematheque vs. American Film Institute: One's Young, the Other Isn't

    Bravo to the American Cinematheque for singling out a comedian, Ben Stiller, for its 26th annual achievement award. He is more than worthy. But this choice does serve to highlight the growing gap between the Cinematheque tribute, which tends to veer toward stars in their moneymaking prime, and the A...

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    Julie Delpy Wants To Cast Woody Allen In Her Next Film 'Virgo Rising'

    You can basically draw every neurotic, Jewish comic character on the big screen and small back to Woody Allen in some form or another. For decades, the comic legend has been bringing his brand of comedy to the big screen every year (except the times he dips into drama), and while these days he's...

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    IFC Films Elects Rob Lowe Political Drama 'Knife Fight' in the U.S.

    IFC Films has acquired all U.S. rights to the political drama “Knife Fight,” directed by Bill Guttentag. The film, which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, stars Rob Lowe as a committed political strategist who must reckon with the truth about his job while working for a t...

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    Malin Akerman Joins 'Breacher'; 'Twilight' Actor Xavier Samuel Feels 'Plush' & 'Catching Fire' Adds Two More

    First, recently renamed Arnold Schwarzenegger project “Breacher” (formerly “Ten”) – which will see the muscleman joined by writer-director David Ayer and co-stars Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello and Dawn Olivieri – has found a way to inject some ...

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    Kristen Stewart Drops Out Of 'Cali,' Amber Heard Rumored As Her Replacement

    With the Kristen Stewart/Rupert Sanders scandal still brewing on the edges of the tabloids -- and sure to be kicked up again when Robert Pattinson makes his first public on Monday on "The Daily Show" (!?) since news of the affair broke -- it seems the actress is keen to stay out of the spo...

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    World Premiere Of 'Flight' Announced As Closing Night Film For 2012 New York Film Festival

    I'll be there, as I am every year at the New York Film Festival, which is always a treat for film lovers, boasting an international cinema feast, including some of the best new work from around the world; so this is most exciting!

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    Well This is Awkward: 'Twilight' Drama Takes the Lead in EW's Fall Movie Preview; Stewart Out of 'Cali'

    No surprise here; EW features a cuddly Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson on their Fall Movie Preview issue. "For better or worse," writes EW, "Stewart and Pattinson and their much speculated-upon romance have always been intertwined with the onscreen relationship of their fictional...

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    Robert Zemeckis' 'Flight' To Close 50th New York Film Festival

    Not only is it 50 years of James Bond in 2012, but it's also the golden anniversary of the New York Film Festival. And today they've announced which film will be closing off their festivities in October.

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    Robert Zemeckis's 'Flight' Starring Denzel Washington Will Close the New York Film Festival

    Robert Zemeckis’s return to live-action filmmaking, the Denzel Washington mystery thriller "Flight," will world premiere as the Closing Night film for the upcoming 50th New York Film Festival (September 28 – October 14). The Paramount Pictures release is due in theaters on November 2. This NYFF bert...

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