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    Sofia Vergara Named Forbes Highest Paid Television Actress

    Sofia Vergara is the top earning actress on television.

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    Jump Through Time With New Images From 'Looper' Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis & Emily Blunt

    Ambitious to say the least, Rian Johnson continues to add to this filmography of high concept genre films with this fall's "Looper." And after a solid reception at Comic-Con over the weekend, we're continuing to see more and more from the upcoming film.

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    Berlinger & Sinofsky's HBO Doc 'Paradise Lost: Purgatory' on DVD August 14; Collector's Edition Trilogy Lands November 6

    Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s "Paradise Lost: Purgatory," the third of their West Memphis Three trilogy, will be released on DVD August 14 and a collector's edition of the complete HBO trilogy will be available November 6...

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    Filmmaker Magazine Names '25 New Faces' of Indie Film; Patrick Wang Joins 36 Others, Including 14 Women

    Filmmaker Magazine's 15th edition of their annual "25 New Faces of Independent Film" has landed. On the list are 37 up-and-coming directors, screenwriters, actors, producers and cinematographers. The magazine notes the trend of increased international filmmakers, cross-pollination between film and t...

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    'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Actress Svetlana Khodchenkova In Talks For Viper In 'The Wolverine'

    Well, that didn't take long. In a week that saw Jessica Biel land and then abandon the role of Viper in "The Wolverine," it looks like a replacement has been found, although it's a name that's going to need a bit more room on the poster.

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    Watch: Jeremy Renner & Rachel Weisz Make A Motorcycle Escape In Clip From 'The Bourne Legacy'

    Bourne is back. Kind of. Well, actually just in title only. While "The Bourne Legacy" may bear the moniker of the character Matt Damon turned into a blockbuster phenomenon across three films, next month Jeremy Renner takes over as man-on-the-run Aaron Cross, with Tony Gilroy -- longtime wr...

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    Watch: Kenyan Filmmaker Hawa Essuman Stays Busy Between Projects Directing Music Videos

    Kenyan filmmaker Hawa Essuman's latest supernatural screenplay titled Djin (set in a sleepy seaside town that is about to be roused by a wind that stirs people’s deepest emotions every forty years) was selected as one of the 36 projects (from 465 ent...

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    New Posters For 'Gangster Squad,' 'The Last Stand,' 'After Earth' & 'The Campaign'

    Set your eyeballs on fun, because a plethora of one sheets have landed in the last few days, so we're just gonna round 'em up here for your perusal.

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    Long Lost Australian Thriller, "Wake in Fright" Acquired by Drafthouse Films For October Release

    Drafthouse Films announced today their North American acquisition of rights to Ted Kotcheff's Australian thriller, "Wake in Fright," a film that has been restored to its original glory since its 1971 Cannes debut. Seen as one of the most influential films for the development of mo...

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    Aussie Classic 'Wake in Fright' Rediscovered & Restored: Drafthouse Acquires for US Release this October

    "Wake in Fright" goes to Drafthouse Films for US theatrical release after many thought it was lost. The thriller is considered a landmark film in the development of modern Australian cinema; it first debuted at Cannes in 1971 where it was nominated for the Palme d'Or. In 2009, guest-curator Martin S...

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