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    'Kick-Ass 2' Finds Its Dr. Gravity

    Yes, we're still incredulous that after the many tall tales, fabrications and fishing stories that come out of the mouth of Mark Millar, "Kick-Ass 2" is actually happening. And while the premise finds it subverting the standard tropes of the superhero genre, it does fall in line with o...

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    IMG Signs Actress Gabrielle Union For Exclusive Worldwide Marketing Representation

    NEW YORK, NY -- (08/08/12) - IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, announced today that actress and former model Gabrielle Union has signed with IMG for exclusive worldwide management and representation for broadcasting, speaking, licensing, endorsements and marketing.

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    Donald Faison Is Doctor Gravity In 'Kick-Ass' Sequel

    Donald Faison is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of the sequel to 2010's Kick-Ass, to play a character named Doctor Gravity.

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    Oh, Canada: Toronto Film Festival Announces 2012 Canuck Titles

    The Toronto International Film Festival announced the Canadian features lineup at a press conference in Toronto this afternoon.  The lineup includes first-time feature filmmakers Jason Buxton, Brandon Cronenberg, Igor Drljaca and Kate Melville, as well as filmmakers returning to the Festival &m...

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    Exclusive: Spike Lee Hoping To Make Adaptation Of Musical ‘Porgy & Bess’; Still Hopes To Make ‘Brooklyn Loves MJ’

    A little known fact that even hardcore Spike Lee fans may not know: the “Do The Right Thing” filmmaker has been trying to make a film adaptation of George Gershwin's legendary 1935 American folk opera "Porgy And Bess” for over a decade now. Lee came close in the early augh...

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    Jeremy Renner Says In 'The Avengers' Hawkeye Is "Not The Character I Signed On To Play"

    As much as we enjoyed "The Avengers," one of our disappointments in the film is how thoroughly wasted Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye is. As we wrote in our breakdown of the superhero movie earlier this year, "…as soon as we meet him properly in 'The Avengers,' he's immediately turned to the dark side, a pe...

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    'The Hobbit' Takes the Safe Route: 24 FPS Goes Wide, 48 FPS Goes Limited

    Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was supposed to lead the 48 fps revolution in the film industry, but now it looks like its debut will be more whimper than bang. After the film's 48 fps footage received mixed reactions at CinemaCon, and the filmmaker took the safe route at Comic-C...

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    Sorry, Jimmy Fallon Won't Be Hosting The Oscars

    It was already a longshot, we suppose, given how much turmoil the choice seemed to be causing behind the scenes, but for what it's worth, Jimmy Fallon won't be hosting the Oscars in February.

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    Raúl Ruiz's 'Night Across the Street' to be Released Posthumously by Cinema Guild

    Legendary filmmaker Raúl Ruiz's final film, "Night Across the Street" (“La Noche de Enfrente”), has been acquired by Cinema Guild for US distribution.

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    San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Selects 17 Projects

    San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Selects 17 Projects

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