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    Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan Talks Newly-Launched $100,000 Afrinolly Short Film Competition

    Announced yesterday... Nollywood director Kunle Afolayan and actress Stephanie Linus have teamed to launch a new short film competition called the Afrinolly Short Film Competition, with the goal being to help cultivate the next generation of African filmmakers, to expand the conversations ...

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    Sean Penn Takes On 'Bourne'-Esque 'Prone Gunman'

    With some of his esteemed peers flocking to genre films in recent years -- Liam Neeson in the “Taken” films, and Brad Pitt in next year’s “World War Z” -- it seems Sean Penn has decided to do an action film of his own with “Prone Gunman.”

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    Kevin Clash 'Highly Unlikely' To Return To 'Sesame Street'

    In the followup to my item yesterday about the sex abuse scandal involving Kevin Clash of Sesame Street most people were outraged though some commenters, here on S & A and elsewhere, wanted to gave him the benefit of the doubt.

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    Watch: New Trailer For 'The Host' Starring Saoirse Ronan Pits Emotions Vs. Aliens

    With "Twilight" coming to an end this week (NOOOO!), your mom and sister will have more options just around the corner for supernatural tween romances. At Warner Bros., they're hoping "Beautiful Creatures" will fill that void, while Summit is banking on Stephenie Meyer once a...

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    Loretta Devine, Ernie Hudson Join Cast Of George C. Wolfe's Hilary Swank Drama 'You're Not You'

    Loretta Devine and Ernie Hudson have joined the cast of George C. Wolfe's drama titled You're Not You, which stars Hilary Swank.

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    Preview Whimsical Short FIlm 'Sweet Honey Chile' by Talibah Newman

    Talibah Newman, a filmmaker we've profiled previously on the site for her short film Busted on Brigham Lane, is now looking to complete her next project, a whimsical short called Sweet Honey Chile:

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    Exclusive: Adam McKay Says 'Anchorman 2' Will Have Musical Numbers, Wants "Murderer's Row" Of Day Players In Supporting Roles

    To say that Adam McKay is busy would be an understatement. The writer/producer/director has about a half dozen various projects on the go, and when we caught up with him this afternoon, he was in the midst of doing interviews for dark indie comedy "Fully Loaded," which he executive produced. Directe...

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    6 New 'Hitchcock' Photos Plus Poster, New Clip & Featurette

    Fox Searchlight is in overdrive mode today with their biggest Oscar contender of the year, bar "The Sessions" with "Hitchock." They've released six new photos, a clip from the film, a new poster and a pretty enlightening featurette which gives you the intriguing meat of the movie. It's about more th...

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    Geoffrey Fletcher's Directorial Debut 'Violet & Daisy' Lands at Cinedigm

    Cinedigm Entertainment has acquired Geoffrey Fletcher's directorial debut, "Violet & Daisy," for distribution in 2013.

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