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    'Madagascar' Director Tom McGrath Signs Lease For Ben Stiller's 'Rentaghost'

    With the disappointing box office showing of “The Watch” this weekend, Ben Stiller is likely hoping that the tried-and-true hands that helped make the “Madagascar” films such rousing successes will work his magic for the actor's next film, the big-screen adaptation of lat...

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    'Rush Hour 4' In The Works With Chris Tucker & Jackie Chan, Will Be "Gritty"

    You might think that with "Rush Hour 3" making less domestically than the first "Rush Hour" film, and barely passing it worldwide, that any chance at a "Rush Hour 4" would be off the table. But while Chris Tucker once commanded a huge salary -- taking $20 million for &q...

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    New Pics 'Killing Them Softly' Featuring Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta & More

    While much of the hype on The Weinstein Company's fall slate has centered around Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook," one film still flying well under the radar is Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly" starring...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Israeli Secret Service Documentary, 'The Gatekeepers'

    Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Israeli Secret Service Documentary, 'The Gatekeepers'

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    On-Set Pics Of Lenny Kravitz, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr In Costume In 'The Butler'

    The film is scripted to cover several decades in the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served many presidents; So, based on the outfits and wigs, what period do you think we're looking at here in these photos? 

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    R.I.P. Chris Marker (1921-2012): Watch 'La Jetee' & 'Sans Soleil'

    Sad news to begin the week, as word comes this morning that experimental filmmaker Chris Marker has passed away, just one day after celebrating his 91st birthday.

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    Award-Winning Jazz-Infused Animated Feature 'Chico & Rita' On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD In Sept.

    A wonderful way to start the week, with an announcement that one of the most engaging films I've seen this year will be arriving on home video (DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and digital) in less than 2 months, and the rest of you who haven't yet seen it, especially as we've continued to praise ...

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    Weekly Roundup

    Here's a round-up of some of the stories we didn't get a chance to cover last week but wanted you to know about.

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    James Mangold Latest Director Linked To Long Developing 'Le Cercle Rouge' Remake

    It is now nearing a decade since Hollywood has tried to crack the nut of bringing Jean-Pierre Melville's stone cold classic noir/procedural "Le Cercle Rouge" to the big screen, and it has seen a ton of talent come and go in that time. Back in 2004, it was set up at Paramount with John ...

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    Chris Marker Has Died at 91

    Chris Marker, the French filmmaker who is credited with inventing the film essay and whose short film "La jetée" inspired Terry Gilliam's "12 Monkeys," died today, one day after his 91st birthday.

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