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    Elijah Wood Will Play 'Grand Piano' & Pierce Brosnan Joins 'The Coup' With Owen Wilson

    Amid lots of “Fast & Furious 6” casting and speculation – Luke Evans? Really? – it’s nice to be able to report on some definitive (and high-profile) casting on a couple of upcoming movies. Pierce Brosnan and Elijah Wood have each lined up a new project, and we can t...

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    'Moonrise Kingdom' Soundtrack Features Françoise Hardy, Hank Williams, Alexandre Desplat & Lots Of Classical Music

    It just over two weeks the verdict will be in for Wes Anderson's Cannes Film Festival opener "Moonrise Kingdom" and the fact that it's the director's first period film (taking place in the '60s) isn't the only major change fans can expect.

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    Second End Credits Scene Will Be Shown With 'The Avengers' Starting This Weekend

    It looks like we finally found out what Joss Whedon and the gang were up when it was revealed a few weeks ago, shortly after "The Avengers" Hollywood premiere, that the cast was quickly reconvening to shoot an extra scene for the movie. While the film has already rolled out internationally...

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    New Pics Of Sacha Baron Cohen, Megan Fox & Anna Faris In 'The Dictator'

    Believe it or not, The Playlist likes nothing more than a dumb, hilarious movie. And Sacha Baron Cohen is one of the best at delivering big laughs from big broad characters, while also having some smarts riding beneath the surface. And while it didn't make our top ten list of summer blockbusters...

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    New Pics Of Matthew McConaughey & 'Tree Of Life' Star Tye Sheridan In Jeff Nichols' 'Mud'

    While bigger pics like "Lawless," "On The Road," "Cosmopolis" and "Killing Them Softly" dominated the buzz when the Cannes Film Festival lineup was announced a couple of weeks back, one film that we're eagerly awaiting that's also playing In Compe...

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    Court Rules On "Tintin In Congo" Suit Claiming It "Commercializes Racial Superiority"

    Remember this case we told you about last fall... as I noted back then, if the court ruled in his favor, this could certainly open a Pandora's Box, as suggested by the attorney for the defendants.

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    Sharlto Copley Will Lead 'Apollo 18' Helmer Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego's 'Open Grave'

    Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" and "Elysium," Joe Carnahan's "The A-Team," the sci-fi epic "Europa" and Spike Lee's "Oldboy" remake. South African thesp Sharlto Copley -- who has or will feature in all those mentioned projects -- hasn't exactly done small scope features has he?

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    Abigail Spencer To Climb 'Kilimanjaro' With Brian Geraghty; Steve Coogan Lends His Voice For 'Despicable Me 2'

    It seems we hear more about rising talent Abigail Spencer than we actually see of her onscreen but, as fans of "Mad Men" may attest to, she's certainly someone to keep an eye out for. In the near future, the actress will feature in Curtis Hanson's surfing drama "Of Men And Mav...

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    Riley Keough To Lead Jim Mickle's Remake Of Mexican Cannibalism Horror Pic 'We Are What We Are'

    Other than when the supernatural is involved, cannibalism isn't a subject regularly explored on screen but it was the basis for the story behind Mexican director Jorge Michel Grau's acclaimed 2010 Cannes entry "Somo Lo Que Hay" (translated as "We Are What We Are"). The fi...

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    Dustin O'Halloran Reunites With 'Like Crazy' Director Drake Doremus To Score His Latest Film

    Musician and composer Dustin O'Halloran has been moving slowly into film scoring in the past few years after popping up on the soundtrack to Sofia Coppola's "Marie Antoinette" in 2006. Since then, O'Halloran has scored films like 2009's "An American Affair" and la...

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