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    Watch DeWanda Wise ("Black Swan Theory, "Train") & Cuba Gooding Jr In 1st-Look At "Firelight"

    Following up with our last post on this site in January... Cuba Gooding Jr will play Dwayne Johnson, a counselor at a youth correctional facility in an upcoming ABC movie titled Firelight (once called Crew 6, with Terence Howard previously eyed for the lead), which is scheduled to air on A...

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    Update On The New Crowdfunding Legislation...

    Back in November 2011, we first reported on a bill passed by the House of Representatives that would make it easier for independent filmmakers to raise money for their projects from investors. (click HERE for the original post).

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    Two Top Candidates For 'Carrie' Remake Reportedly Are Chloe Moretz & Haley Bennett

    The unnecessary-but-it's-happening-anyway remake of "Carrie" over at MGM continues to move forward. At the beginning of the year, a random, but kind of inspired decision was made to have Kimberly Peirce sit in the director's chair, and now it seems a gaggle of young Hollywood talen...

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    Kunle Afolayan's Romantic-Comedy "Phone Swap" To See Theatrical Releases In Nigeria & Ghana (Trailer)

    Director Kunle Afolayan's romantic-comedy Phone Swap-- which S&A recently announced has been nominated for multiple Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)-- will be seeing theatrical releases in the next few weeks in both Nigeria and Ghana.

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    First Look: Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis In 'The Campaign'

    Entertainment Weekly hasn't put it online yet, but the magazine has the first official photo of Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in the political satire "The Campaign." Directed by Jay Roach ("Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," "Meet The Parents") and f...

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    Variety Magazine Is Up For Sale; Nikki Finke Does The Happy Dance

    Things that make you go hmmm...??? 

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    Weekly Wrap: Interviews, Trailers, In the Works, and 'The Hunger Games'

    "Hunger Games" Arrives: We highlight the film in our Weekend Preview, and analyze how the filmmakers achieved a well-earned home run. We posted an interview round-up from the cast and mapped out Jennifer Lawrence's upcoming acting roles. For a sneak peak of the film, you can tour th...

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    FilmDistrict Appoints Ex-DreamWorks Exec Christine Birch as Marketing Chief

    After the departure of Bob and Jeanne Berney from FilmDistrict, owner Graham King and CEO Peter Schlessel have been rethinking their distribution operation. Well, now they have added the first of two key execs. Distribution chief is next.

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    Lennie James, Jacky Ido Co-Star In Prison Sci-Fi Flick "Lockout" (In Theaters April 13)

    You can barely tell by watching the trailer for the Luc Besson-co-penned, Guy Pearce-led sci-fi prison thriller Lockout, but the film also features performances from Lennie James and Jacky Ido.

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    "D.E.B.S." Writer/Director Angela Robinson Sells Supernatural Teen Thriller Pitch To Paramount

    Her feature film debut, D.E.B.S., which co-starred Meagan Good, was released in 2004, and that afforded her the opportunity to helm Herbie Fully Loaded which starred Lindsay Lohan, in 2005; but we haven't heard much from Ms Angela Robinson - at least not on the feature film front. She's...

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