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    First Full Synopsis For Will Smith/Jaden Smith Sci-Fi Adventure 'After Earth'

    Shooting is done for the sci-fi/adventure project 1000 A.E., now just called After Earth, starring father/son pairing Will Smith and Jaden Smith, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and, courtesy of Comic Con, we have what I believe is the film's first full synopsis which reads:

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    Poster For Nicolas Winding Refn's Venice Bound Short Film For Gucci Starring Blake Lively

    After news of their teaming late last month, we now have our first look at the poster for Nicolas Winding Refn and Blake Lively's short film for fashion house Gucci, which is set to premiere during this year's Venice Film Festival.

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    USA Rights To Avie Luthra's Acclaimed South African Drama 'Lucky' Acquired By Film Movement

    A film that Vanessa has written about a number of times... Avie Luthra’s Festival-played South African drama Lucky, has been picked up for Stateside release by Film Movement.

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    Watch: Retired Opera Singers Congregate In The First Trailer For Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut 'Quartet'

    After a nearly half a century performing in front of cameras, this year will see Dustin Hoffman taking on the role of the director for "Quartet," a musically-tinged comedy adapted by Ronald Harwood from his own acclaimed stageplay.

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    Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Looks To Diversify Membership. New Invitees Of Note...

    Announced over the weekend, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday.

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    Uncanny First Pics Of Naomi Watts As Princess Diana In Oliver Hirschbiegel's 'Caught In Flight'

    Although the role was originally tipped for Jessica Chastain -- who we love -- it would seem that her subsequent replacement, Naomi Watts, is proving to be the perfect fit for "Caught In Flight." It looks like lensing has begun on the film, the first set pic has dropped, and yeah, Watts is...

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    New 60-Second TV Spot For 'Django Unchained' Gives Us More Kerry Washington, Sam Jackson

    I didn't get to watch the BET Awards show last night, but, based on my Twitter feed, the impression I got from many of you who I follow who were watching, was that the film was being solemnly sold as Roots for this generation, during its segment.

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    Media Alert: Op-ed in Washington Post

    In case you haven't seen my tweets and Facebook posts from the weekend, I had an op-ed piece in the Washington Post yesterday.

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    Indiewire Alert

    Hey folks. Indiewire was effected by the storm outage in Virginia this past weekend.

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