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    Rosamund Pike Will Go To 'The World's End' With Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg & Nick Frost

    It’s been a long time coming but next year finally sees director Edgar Wright and co-writer/star Simon Pegg close out their unofficial “Three Flavours Cornetto" trilogy, which began with “Shaun of the Dead” and was followed up by “Hot Fuzz,” with "The World's End." With filming set to start this Sep...

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    Justin Theroux To Direct Will Ferrell & Steve Carell In 'Swear To God'

    Justin Theroux's career as a triple threat actor, director, and writer continues. Coming off another strong comedic turn in this year's hippie colony comedy "Wanderlust," Theroux is set to follow-up his underrated feature-film debut, "Dedication" with a new comedy ca...

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    New African & Latino Diaspora Theater & Entertainment Center Launches Pre-opening Celebration

    Located in W 116th Street in Harlem, the African and Latino Diaspora theater and entertainment center MIST (My Image Studios), will have its official opening late September. We'll be covering MIST as its grand opening nears.

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    Factory 25 Picks Up U.S. on Sophia Takal's SXSW Premiere 'Green'

    Factory 25 has acquired world rights to writer-director-editor Sophia Takal’s “Green,” which won the Chicken & Egg Award at the SXSW Film Festival in 2011. The specialty distributor has scheduled a September 7 theatrical release in New York and Chicago, followed by a VOD releas...

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    Heather Graham Returns For 'The Hangover Part 3'

    Oh hey, remember how Heather Graham was in "The Hangover"? Well, to ensure continuity is kept intact for the entire trilogy, she will be returning in "The Hangover Part III."

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    Sean Penn Will Head Back Into The Wild To Direct 'Crazy For The Storm'

    On February 19, 1979, I was in a plane crash with my father, his girlfriend Sandra, and the pilot of our chartered Cessna. Sandra was 30 years old. My dad was 43. I was 11. Just after sunrise, we slammed into a rugged 8,600-foot mountain engulfed in a blizzard. By the end of our nine-hour ordeal, I ...

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    Posters For 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Trouble With The Curve,' 'Red Dawn,' 'Playing For Keeps' & More

    Lots of posters coming up, for a batch of movies that are the horizon, to screw in your eyeballs, sit down and buckle up....

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    'About Last Night' All-Black Cast Remake (Hart, Ealy, Hall) Gets A New Title And Director

    What we already know: Screen Gems is remaking the 1986 rom-com, About Last Night, and Kevin Hart was the first actor to be cast in the project that centers on a man and woman who try to have a romantic affair, but are hindered by their own personal problems, as well as ...

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    American Cinematheque vs. American Film Institute: One's Young, the Other Isn't

    Bravo to the American Cinematheque for singling out a comedian, Ben Stiller, for its 26th annual achievement award. He is more than worthy. But this choice does serve to highlight the growing gap between the Cinematheque tribute, which tends to veer toward stars in their moneymaking prime, and the A...

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    Julie Delpy Wants To Cast Woody Allen In Her Next Film 'Virgo Rising'

    You can basically draw every neurotic, Jewish comic character on the big screen and small back to Woody Allen in some form or another. For decades, the comic legend has been bringing his brand of comedy to the big screen every year (except the times he dips into drama), and while these days he's...

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