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    Idris Elba Will Play Imhotep & Brilliant Astronomer In New Adventure TV Miniseries "Ascension"

    On the heels of the immense commercial and critical success of Luther, Idris Elba has set up a new TV project - an adventure/thriller minio-series titled Ascension.

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    One Movie Bryan Cranston Won't Be In: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    As you know, we love Bryan Cranston, but even he's gotta sleep sometime. The hard-working actor has already appeared in two movies so far in 2012 ("Red Tails," "John Carter") and has five more on the way to theaters ("Detachment," "Rock Of Ages," "Mad...

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    Indie Arthouse Film 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted' To Premiere At The Cannes Film Festival

    They say you can't go home again...yet, what is it in our savage nature that cries out for us to return to our roots and our origins? What are those feelings that flow through veins and reach to our very bowels that compel a longing gaze backward instead of forward? It's an eternal question,...

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    Jeremy Renner The Latest Actor Looking To Take A Drive Out To 'Motor City'

    Already bouncing from Chris Evans to Dominic Cooper to Jake Gyllenhaal -- who dropped out exactly one day after news of his coming aboard hit the web -- Albert Hughes has had a helluva time finding a leading man for "Motor City." But, in a nice stroke of luck, he might have landed on yet a...

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    Antoine Fuqua In Talks To Direct Delayed Film Adaptation of TV Fox Series "24"

    Deadline released a report today regarding the circumstances behind the delay of the film adaptation of the Fox TV series 24, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer.

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    Paradigm Signs Ava DuVernay; Will Represent AFFRM; Plus "Middle Of Nowhere" Release Date

    Certainly no stranger to this site, and black cinema in general, Ms Ava DuVernay has been signed by the Paradigm agency, who will also represent DuVernay’s distribution company, African American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM).

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    Chloe Grace Moretz & Rupert Grint Join Aaron Eckhart In Dennis Wilson Biopic 'The Drummer'

    By now you've likely or hopefully heard of not only Dennis Wilson -- the drummer of the Beach Boys and a talented and unique musician in his own right -- but the film biopic based on his life called "The Drummer."

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    The Bodyguard Returns to Cinemas To Celebrate 20th Anniversary and Whitney Houston

    Warner Home Video and NCM Fathom Events present the beloved romantic thriller, starring Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston, back in theaters. The 1992 film was Houston's acting debut.

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    Oscilloscope Acquires 'Baraka' Follow-up 'Samsara'

    Fans of Mark Magidson and Ron Fricke's 1992 non-narrative film "Baraka" should be pleased to learn that their latest film "Samsara" will be arriving in theaters this August. Oscilloscope Laboratories has just announced its acquisition of the film.

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    Robert Rodriguez Says 'Sin City 2' May Shoot This Summer; Planning Untitled Animated Family Film

    "Sin City" roared onto screens back in 2005, and ever since then, sequel talk has moved in fits and starts with very little happening. But 2011 saw the most movement in a while, with William Monahan being hired on to finish the script, and Frank Miller teasing that Jessica Alba's chara...

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