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    New Pics From 'Django Unchained' Unveil First Looks At Don Johsnon & Walton Goggins, More Foxx, Waltz & More

    Trilogy! Hollywood loves everything in threes and this week seems to be no exception. Of course, there's the announcement today of the new "Star Wars" trilogy coming for your wallet starting in 2015, and just yesterday, Quentin Tarantino revealed his upcoming "Django Unchained&quo...

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    Nicole Beharie Will Play Slave Defending Homestead In New Civil War Drama 'The Keeping Room'

    Nicole Beharie has been tapped to co-star in a Civil War drama titled The Keeping Room, alongside Olivia Wilde and Hailee Steinfeld.

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    Disney Launching New ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy, Treatment For Episode 7 Done, No Plans For 'Indiana Jones'

    Want a bracing wake up call as to how things operate on the major studio level? Listen to conference call with the big shots of a major studio. During the an investor conference call  following the mind blowing news that Disney has purhcased LucasFilm, the focus of the conversation between...

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    Disney Empire Strikes Back: As George Lucas Moves On, Disney Picks Up His Bay Area Lucasfilm for $4.05 Billion

    Walt Disney Co. has made a major purchase-- following its earlier acquisition of Pixar and Marvel Entertainment-- by scooping up George Lucas's Bay Area LucasFilm for $4.05 billion. This means that Disney and its theme parks will now own future rights to Lucas's "Star Wars" franchise--in all its myr...

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    Macy Gray Remakes Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book' (The Entire Album)

    I read this and immediately remembered Malcolm's August post in which he waxed on how we apply the idea of movie remakes to other forms of art (like literature and music), given how popular movie remakes are these days (read that post HERE).

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    UPDATE w/VIDEO: 'Stars Wars 7' Set For 2015, Followed By Another 2 Films; Treatments Done

    The loud noise you're hearing right now is the sound of everyone around the world groaning, when word came out today that Disney and Lucasfilm Ltd announced that plans are underway for a new Star Wars film, currently titled just Star Wars: Episode 7, set for a 2015 release.

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    Disney Buy Lucasfilm, Set 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Movie For 2015

    You can take the George Lucas out of LucasFilm, but "Star Wars" is forever. In what is likely going to be the biggset news item of the next few weeks and months, Disney has not only purchased LucasFilm (for a cool $4.05 billion), they've slated an untitled "Star Wars: Episode 7&qu...

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    Olivia Wilde, Hailee Steinfeld & Nicole Beharie Go Into 'The Keeping Room' For Civil War Era Drama

    For his first feature film, Daniel Barber nabbed Michael Caine and Emily Mortimer for "Harry Brown." Not bad at all. Now he's gearing up his sophomore effort and has lined up three rising actresses to take part.

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    'Punch-Drunk Love' Coming To Blu-Ray Next Year; PTA Explains Why Jeremy Renner Wasn't Cast In 'The Master'

    "The Master" is still rolling out around the world, which means Paul Thomas Anderson is still doing press, which means there are still morsels from the filmmaker to ponder, turn over and get excited about.

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    RZA Talks Upcoming Projects: 'Tasmania' (A Horror Film); 'Down To The Last Buck' (A Comedy)

    RZA Talks Upcoming Projects: 'Tasmania' (A Horror Film); 'Down To The Last Buck' (A Comedy)

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