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    Brad Pitt & Javier Bardem Join Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor'; Angelina Jolie Eyeing Female Lead

    Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt and Javier Bardem are going to be in the same movie. Day-um.

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    Even Jason Statham Has His Limits, Turns Down 'Fast Six'

    Way back last fall, right around the time there was rumors that Paramount wanted him for their inevitable "Transformers" sequel(s), it was revealed that Jason Statham was the latest piece of man meat being sought to join the sweaty, armpit-stained cast of "Fast Six." But for fans...

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    Guy Pearce Talks Doing His Own Stunts In 'Lockout' & Hints At The Mysteries of 'Prometheus'

    Audiences have a strong awareness of Guy Pearce, but are they ready to see him as an action hero? In “Lockout,” Pearce plays disgraced special agent Snow, forced on a suicide mission to rescue the President’s daughter from a riot happening outside of the Earth’s atmosphere, in the middle of a danger...

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    2012 TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund Recipients Announced

    The Tribeca Film Institute has announced the three films that will receive a total of $150,000 in support from the TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Fund supports film projects which tell stories emphasizing science and technology. This is the 11th year of par...

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    The Mix: J.K. Rowling Announces New Book 'The Casual Vacancy'; Tim Roth Heads Up Cannes Un Certain Regard Jury & More

    Well, all the "Harry Potter" readers are now grown up, and ready to capture her fans all over again is J.K. Rowling who has announced her new book is titled "The Casual Vacancy." The darkly comic novel will begins with the death of a man in the idyllic town of Pagford, England bu...

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    Shocking! New Study Shows That British Film/TV Industry Discriminates Against Minority Groups ("They're Not Trusted")

    A new study on the British film and television production industry, presented on Tuesday at the British Sociological Association’s annual conference, is apparently causing a bit of a stir in the British film and TV industries.

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    Woody Allen Sends Some Roman Love To LA Film Fest

    While Woody Allen is skipping Cannes--because "To Rome with Love" is opening April 20 in Italy--he's bringing "To Rome with Love" to Los Angeles to open the LA Film Festival on June 14. It will be its North American premiere.

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    8 Things You Want to Know from EW's Summer Preview: 'Dark Knight Rises,' 'Avengers,' 'Huntsman,' 'Magic Mike'

    EW's Summer Preview (out April 13) covers the season's most hyped releases, from "The Dark Knight Rises" (the last of the "Dark Knight triplets"), "The Avengers" ("the 'Taxi Driver' of superhero-team movies") and "The Amazing Spider-Man&qu...

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    CinemaCon Awards Go to Renner, Theron, Pfeiffer, Kitsch, Johnson, Katzenberg, Apatow

    CinemaCon, NATO's annual exhibitor conference in Las Vegas, is shaping up. Starting April 23, CinemaCon will draw more than 5,000 global theater owners (from major chains to mom and pop theaters) as well as all six studios and a wide range of indies looking to promote their upcoming slates. Cine...

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    Watch: Gorgeous Anime-Style Ad For Tokyo Disney Resort

    In America we have recently been bombarded by commercials for the stateside Disney parks (Florida’s Walt Disney World is where the ads were shot, probably because so much of Disneyland’s second gate, California Adventure, was under construction at the time) that feature a horrendous OneRepublic song...

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