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    Viola Davis To Tackle Barbara Jordan Biopic With Paris Barclay Directing

    I believe this is the 3rd announced project that she's developing via her recently-formed (with her husband) JuVee production company...

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    Tom Hardy To Star In '60s Biker Pic For WB

    Well, that didn't take long. Just one day after Tom Hardy inked a first-look deal over at Warner Bros., he's signed up for a new movie with the studio.

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    Is Adam Curtis the World's Most Important Political Filmmaker? Or Just a Wacko Conspiracy Theorist?

    British TV journalist and filmmaker Adam Curtis, director of "The Power of Nightmares," is currently receiving a retrospective at New York galley e-flux, and if you haven't heard of this most essential documentarian, now's your chance to see his dizzyingly paranoid, and highly a...

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    Jeremy Renner, Javier Bardem & Natalie Portman In Early Negotiations To Join Michael Fassbender In Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor'

    Ever since its surprise announcement a month or so back, "The Counselor," the first script written directly for the screen by Pulitzer Prize-winner Cormac McCarthy, author of "No Country For Old Men" and "The Road," has been one of the hottest projects in Hollywood. Swi...

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    'Moonrise Kingdom' To Open The 65th Cannes Film Festival

    With the Cannes Film Festival now just two months away, we'll soon be getting a flurry of news about both the film and filmmakers headed to the Croisette. But to get things rolling, one film that we figured would make an apperance, has been confirmed.

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    SXSW '12 Interview: Director Brian Savelson Talks Intimate Drama 'In Our Nature'

    SXSW always has a fairly high nerd pedigree, with genre films, broad comedies, and outrageous midnight movies often claiming much of the spotlight. But you can see just as many wonderful, small-scale dramas at the Austin festival (we saw "Beginners" there for the first time last year, for instance) ...

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    Can We Cool It With Conan Doyle? 'Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes' On The Way With New Songs By Elton John

    Hey, Hollywood, enough already. Listen, we know the BBC series "Sherlock" gets a lot of people wet, and CBS is doing their thing with their own "Elementary" series with Jonny Lee Miller and uh, Lucy Liu. And hey, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law are a lot of fun as the homoerotic c...

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    Elle Fanning In Talks To Play Princess Aurora In 'Maleficent' Opposite Angelina Jolie

    While Dakota Fanning's most recent big screen effort looks like this, her sister Elle Fanning has been the one with the lucky horseshoe lately. Counting David Fincher, Cameron Crowe, Sofia Coppola, J.J. Abrams and Francis Ford Coppola among the directors she's recently worked with, the actre...

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    'Les Miserables' Moves To Dec. 14th; 'Ten Year' Arrives Sept. 21st & 'Halloween 3D' Gets Taken Off The Calendar

    A few changes on the calendar, so get out those dry-erase markers. First up, while every studio has been tiptoeing around "The Hobbit" and its mid-December release date, Universal has finally grabbed their nutsack and said "Fuck that," moving their star-powered musical "Les ...

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    Sylvester Stallone Says He'll Kill Off Rambo In 'Rambo 5' & Will Star In Remake Of Spanish Thriller 'No Rest For The Wicked'

    The "Rambo 5" rumors have been flying around for a while now. Last we heard, writer Sean Hood had said, "[Sylvester Stallone] hasn’t decided if R5 will be an 'Unforgiven' or a 'passing of the torch.' " Well, it looks like he's made a decision.

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