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    Meta Golding Will Be Throat-Ripping Enobaria In 'Catching Fire'

    Haitian-American actress Meta Golding has been cast in Lionsgate’s upcoming Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, playing Enobaria, a former career tribute from District 2, known for the brutal way she came to win The Hunger Games.

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    Julianne Hough To Star In Pre-'Juno' Diablo Cody Penned 'Time And A Half'

    “Juno” may have been the film that announced Diablo Cody as a screenwriter to be reckoned with, but by then she’d already penned a bunch of scripts that she believed would probably never see the light of day. One of those scripts, “Time and a Half,” a Gen X inspired sat...

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    Original 'Brave' Director Brenda Chapman Leaves Pixar For Mystery LucasFilm Project

    Well, this isn't exactly going to be shocking news to anyone who followed the long, sad history of Disney and Pixar's "Brave," but it looks like Brenda Chapman, the film's original director (she still wound up with a co-director credit even though she was removed from the film 18 months before the m...

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    Imagine Entertainment Developing Pelé Biopic For Release Before 2014 World Cup

    Arguably the greatest footballer of all time, Pelé - born Edison Arantes do Nascimento - will be the subject of a scripted feature film backed by Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment, based on a recommendation by New York Cosmos soccer club chairman Paul Kemsley, who owns ...

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    Olympics Watch: Yo Geno Had It Not Been for Feminists You Wouldn't Have Your High Paying Coaching Gig

    I've had very mixed feelings about Geno Auriemma the women's basketball coach at the University of Connecticut.  He's bred many wonderful players and now this week he is leading the US Women's Olympic basketball team which is routing its opponents on the way to another gold meda...

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    Francis Ford Coppola Brings His Oddball Gothic Horror Tale 'Twixt' to San Francisco for One Week

    The iconic independent filmmaker has booked a weeklong run at the Sundance Kabuki Cinema and will appear for a pair of Q&As at two of the Friday screenings.

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    Jonathan Rhys Meyers Is A Shadowhunter In 'Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones'

    Since the successful debut of the “Twilight” franchise, and especially in the aftermath of “The Hunger Games,” studios have been rushing to find the next big thing in the young adult genre, and Screen Gems is betting big on Cassandra Clare’s “The Mortal Instrument...

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    South Africa's Fineline Productions Wants To Discover & Develop Black Filmmakers (Call For Projects)

    Earlier this year, South African Fineline Productions received funding from the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) to develop and produce annual feature films - R6m for three years (or about $730,000).

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    Mary Elizabeth Winstead Will Apparently Be In 'Die Hard 5' After All; 'Smashed' Gets An October 12th Release Date

    It would seem that for extra/actor Ted Cross, his love of Mary Elizabeth Winstead has superseded his commitment to the non-disclosure agreement he signed. Either that, or someone didn't tell him this was probably meant as a surprise. But the cat is out of the bag, and while the actress herself, ...

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    48fps Version Of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' Will Only Play In Limited Release

    With all the talk of the recently announced third film (“The Hobbit: Tokyo Drift,” anyone?), the earlier hoopla over intended framerate of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" films has fallen to the wayside. In case you forgot, the director showcased some footage from “The H...

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