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    Nicole Kidman To Play Grace Kelly In 'Grace Of Monaco' From 'La Vie En Rose' Director Olivier Dahan

    We're sure a lot of people are gonna have something to say about this: Nicole Kidman is lining up to play Grace Kelly in the brewing film "Grace Of Monaco" from "La Vie En Rose" director Olivier Dahan.

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    Hole Drummer Talks About Life With Kurt Cobain In 'Hit So Hard'; Grunge Icon Passed Away 18 Years Ago Today

    18 years ago today, on April 5, 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain passed away. You all know the story, voice of a generation, grunge icon, inadvertent music game-changer, Cobain committed suicide after grappling with depression and heroin addiction in the midst of a maelstrom of fame, there's n...

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    MPAA Grants PG-13 To "Bully" Without Cut of Crucial Scene

    After weeks of controversy surrounding its initial decision, the MPAA has lowered the rating for Lee Hirsch's doc "Bully" from an "R" to a "PG-13," The Weinstein Company has announced. 

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    Casey Affleck & Sam Shepard Confirmed For 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale & Zoe Saldana

    Things are heating up for "Out Of The Furnace" (sorry), as two more cast members are confirmed.

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    If Jeremy Renner Doesn’t Bag A Role In Ridley Scott’s ‘The Counselor’ He May Reteam With Scarlett Johansson On Broadway

    Yesterday the Hollywood Reporter released its cover story on Jeremy Renner. Three years ago the now-41 year old actor had toiled away in Hollywood obscurity, until he bagged his first Academy Award nomination for “The Hurt Locker” and at a time when barely anyone knew who he was.

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    'Animal Kingdom' Director David Michod Will Get Into 'The Rover' For His Next Film

    There is no doubt that after making a huge statement with "Animal Kingdom," that Hollywood would be interested in Australian director David Michod. He was wishlisted for the Irish-American cop drama "Once Were Cops" and there was likely more than one project studo execs wanted to send his way. Howev...

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    Watch: Stylish & Beautiful English Subtitled 3 Minute Trailer For Xavier Dolan's 'Laurence Anyways'

    Quebecois filmmaker Xavier Dolan is back this year with "Laurence Anyways," and while some have criticized his films for putting style over substance (this writer disagrees), there is no denying it is tremendously exciting to see such a young director go balls out, with carefully crafted, ...

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    Teaser Poster For Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons' Written By Bret Easton Ellis

    Well, it's still looking for a cast and not yet in front of cameras, but it looks like the team behind Paul Schrader's upcoming indie sexual thriller "The Canyons" is looking to get the buzz going a bit early.

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    Tribeca Film Institute & Sloan Foundation's Screenwriting Award Goes to Grainger David's 'Penny Stock'

    The winner of the Tribeca Film Institute and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's $50,000 screenwriting award for a science-themed script goes to Grainger David of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts...

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    A Conversation w/ Cinematographer Extraordinaire Bradford Young ("Restless City") Next Week In Philly

    I doubt he needs much of an introduction around here; his name has come up quite a bit, especially in the last 12 months, that he's now practically nearing super-star status; and rightfully so! Watch Restless City for a glimpse at the kind of magic he creates with light.

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