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    Gina Carano Joins That Female 'Expendables' Movie, Because Obviously

    Let's face it, Gina Carano probably won't win any Oscars, but she has a unique set of skills, charisma and charm to go with it, and some definite screen presence, so why not put that to good use? She already kicked some major ass in Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire," is revving alo...

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    Tom Hardy To Climb 'Everest' With Doug Liman

    To say that Doug Liman has a lot on his plate would be an understatement. Currently shooting "All You Need Is Kill" with Tom Cruise, the director has numerous projects cooking on the side including: the documentary "Reckoning With Torture: Memos And Testimonies From The War On Te...

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    Anne Hathaway May Face The 'Robopocalypse' With Chris Hemsworth

    Before we get to the casting news, it appears that departing 20th Century Fox chairman Tom Rothman has landed on his feet quite nicely. He has been announced as a producer on Steven Spielberg's brewing "Robopocalypse," which will be jointly produced by DreamWorks and, you guessed it, 2...

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    Ivan Reitman Says 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Remade & 'Twins' Sequel Is Nothing More Than A Press Release

    “We have a way of doing it,” director Ivan Reitman insisted in January 2011 about a compelling way to make a third "Ghostbusters" film. “I wasn’t going to do it until we found out [what that way was], and it is a generational story, actually – it’s ...

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    Livestream 'Mr. SOUL!: Ellis Haizlip & The Birth of Black Power TV' Kickstarter Launch Party Tonight

    Today signals the start of the project’s Kickstarter campaign to raise $75,000 towards principal photography. The film is in the early stages of production with roughly 30 hours of footage shot, including interviews with Ashford & Simpson, Harry Belafonte, Abiodun Oyewole and Umar Bin Hassan of The ...

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    Rooftop Films Reveals 2012 Filmmakers’ Fund Recipients (Shaka King, Talibah Newman Make The Cut)

    Congrats to Shaka King and Talibah Newman - two filmmakers whose work we've profiled here on S&A in the recent past. Both are 2012 Rooftop Films fund grantees for Newlyweeds (King's feature film - photo above) and Sweet Honey Chile’ (Newman's short film).

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    Len Wiseman Hired To Direct Reboot Of Universal's 'The Mummy'

    Even though reviews for "Total Recall" were less than kind, and audiences at home mostly didn't care, it seems overseas is where Len Wiseman still matters. The ill advised, blandly directed and deathly dull remake pulled in less than $60 million stateside, but overseas? $114 million. G...

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    First Pics Of Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman In 'The Railway Man'

    Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman together at last? That already puts this on up high on our must see list, but putting them in a potent drama that has them facing the horrors of WWII particularly makes this one worth keeping an eye on.

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    In The Works: Woody Allen Does More Than Star in Turturro's Upcoming 'Gigolo'

    I find it fascinating that Woody Allen would be so eager to play a pimp in John Turturro's upcoming portrait of a New York male prostitute, "Fading Gigolo," which was being sold at at Toronto. Turturro wrote and will direct the project, which is slated to shoot this fall, and will star as the gigolo...

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    Hollywood Still Trying To Make A 'Mr. Ed' Movie For Some Reason

    Bad ideas don't die in Hollywood...they just get passed on to another producer. As the lackuster $46 million take for "The Three Stooges" this spring proved, just because something is a brand name doesn't mean audiences will care. And yes, while Disney is bringing "The Lone Ra...

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