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    Steven Spielberg Sent A Script To The Fake Movie Studio The CIA Set Up To Make 'Argo,' Was It 'E.T.'?

    If Ben Affleck's Oscar contending "Argo" has proven anything, it's that truth is indeed stranger than fiction, and his based-on-a-true story tale has an even more interesting footnote to go along with the story.

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    Preview 'Drivers Wanted' (New Yorkers, Meet Your Taxi Drivers)

    Spoken in my Law & Order opening voiceover voice: Each day, a million New Yorkers depend on the anonymous faces behind the wheels, the men who tirelessly drive the city that doesn't sleep. These are their stories... [DUN!]

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    Robert Pattinson Says 'Hold On To Me' To Carey Mulligan (Formerly Known As 'Nancy And Danny')

    While it would appear that Robert Pattinson is back together -- or at least hanging out with -- Kristen Stewart (just in time for their 'Breaking Dawn' press tour, which is surely no coincidence), the actor continues to line up an impressive array of projects. And already attached to movies ...

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    Red Bull Posts Baumgartner Sky Dive Video, Gets Eight Million Live Views [UPDATE]

    No, Red Bull did not use Tom Petty's "Free Falling" as background music, nor does this slick after-the-fact video capture the real-time anxiety of watching Austrian Felix Baumgartner, 43, take his record-setting, sound-barrier breaking stratospheric 127,900-foot jump, 24 miles above Roswell, New Mex...

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    Paramount Picks Up Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street,' Plot Award Season 2013 Release

    It looks like Paramount Pictures is eager to stay in the Martin Scorsese business. Distributing his last two feature length films -- 2011's "Hugo" and 2010's "Shutter Island" -- the studio has snapped up the domestic rights to the filmmaker's latest "The Wolf Of ...

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    Survey: Time to Vote! Pick the Best Ideas for Film Independent's First Movie Hackathon

    It’s time to vote on the best ideas as part of Film Independent/ZEFR/Indiewire’s first competitive Movie Hackathon.

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    No 'Red Hook Summer' Reunion; Nate Parker Is Out Of Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' (Scheduling Conflict)

    No 'Red Hook Summer' Reunion; Nate Parker Is Out Of Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' (Scheduling Conflict)

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    Is This What Scarlett Johansson Would've Looked Like As Lisbeth Salander?

    “We flew in people from New Zealand and Swaziland and all over the place,” David Fincher said last year about trying to cast Lisbeth Salander for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." “Look, we saw some amazing people. Scarlett Johansson was great. It was a great audition, I’m telling you. But the thin...

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    John Leguizamo To Go On A 'Ride Along' With Ice Cube & Kevin Hart

    John Leguizamo has carved out a career that sees him going from the stage to the big screen to TV and back again, with barely a moment to catch his breath. He broods in dramas when required, and plays the comic card quite easily as well, one only has to look at his movie roles for 2012 -- with stint...

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    Attention Screenwriters: The Black List Expands & Will Evaluate Your Scripts

    The annual Black List, which features Hollywood's most liked screenplays (including this year's "Django Unchained," "Looper," "The Impossible" and "Argo"), is expanding.

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