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    'The Raid' Star Joe Taslim Takes Villain Role In 'Fast & Furious 6'

    Director Gareth Evans’ Indonesian action-thriller “The Raid” has only been in the pop culture atmosphere for barely year, yet that seems like enough time for Hollywood to start plucking the film’s top talent to work on their own projects. Evans has been working on his English...

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    Musical Based On Life Of Sammy Davis Jr. Pushes Ahead w/ New Title, Crew Attachments, Dates

    Recalling my ealry April 50+ Biopic Projects On Black Public Figures "In Limbo" post, there are 3 Sammy projects we know of that are in some stage of development - 1 a feature film; the other 2 stage works.

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    First Look At Chiwetel Ejiofor & Thandie Newton In 'Half Of A Yellow Sun'

    You don’t hear of many British-Nigerian co-productions, but judging by the talent involved in the one that’s currently making its way to screens then we’d argue the two filmmaking nations should join forces more often. The British Film Institute and a Nigerian private equity firm h...

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    LA Times Adds Three Writers to Entertainment Staff

    As the Los Angeles Times and its readership continue to shrink, and owner Tribune Company pulls out of bankruptcy, the paper has consistently pushed to bolster its editorial ranks in its most lucrative section in a company town. Thus Arts & Entertainment Assistant Managing Editor John Corrigan has a...

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    Lee Daniels Has Found His MLK For 'The Butler' And It's 'Lafayette Reynolds'

    Given the wealth of actors whose names have been announced as cast members in Lee Daniels' upcoming bio The Butler, there has been plenty of speculation about which of those actors will play Martin Luther King Jr.

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    Sundance Cinemas' Indie-Film Chain Set to Open New Theater in Hollywood

    Sundance Cinemas will open its newest location August 31 at the refurbished Sunset 5 theater in West Hollywood, and the new experience seems designed for the true indie film fan.

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    Is the Best Picture Race Over Already? Harvey Sends 'The Master' to Venice

    Speculation about Paul Thomas Anderson’s eagerly awaited drama “The Master” has included much educated guessing about the best time to release what surely will be a major awards contender. When the Weinstein Co. suddenly notched a Sept. 14 date for the film to open in theaters last...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' Will Play The Venice Film Festival & TIFF After All

    Initially accidentally announced and then quickly retracted from last week's unveiling of the Venice Film Festival lineup, Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is now officially headed to the Lido, and probably Toronto too. The news comes on the heels of the recent release date swit...

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    RIP Renowned Film Essayist Chris Marker; Watch His Anti-Colonial Piece 'Statues Also Die'

    “A curious spirit, a tireless filmmaker, a poet in love with cats, a video director, a secretive character, an immense talent... We are Chris Marker’s orphans.”

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    Trailer Watch: Cloud Atlas - Co-Directed by Lana Wachowski

    The Wachowskis are an incredibly successful writing/directing duo best known for the Matrix Trilogy.  They are also known for the cult classic Bound and for writing V for Vendetta.

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