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    McG Set To Make 'Puzzle Palace' His Next Film; Says It Has A 'Die Hard' Tone & Would Be "Designed For A Gosling"

    With the release of "This Means War" coming this weekend, director McG is prepared to try something just a bit different. He's been attached to "Puzzle Palace" since late last year, an action script penned by "Safe House" writer David Guggenheim. Development stalled...

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    Morgan Freeman Likely To Return When "Red" Sequel Starts Production Later This Year

    Summit Entertainment is close to securing a director for it's planned sequel to hit action film Red, THR is reporting.  The film starred Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, and Helen Mirren; all of whom are expected to return for the sequel.

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    China's New Hollywood Deal; Christian Bale Rebuked by Chinese Authorities for Attempted Visit to Human Rights Activist

    China and the United States have a thorny relationship, the natural byproduct of two countries reluctantly dependent on each other economically, but diametrically opposed in political philosophy. Despite their differences, the two nations are intricately connected, and sometimes, to keep the waters...

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    Sundance Selects Takes Mungiu's 'Beyond The Hills'

    Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Romanian director Cristian Mungiu’s "Beyond The Hills."

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    Watch: Peter Parker Basically Runs Into The Doorman From 'Seinfeld' In Clip From 'Amazing Spider-Man'

    Oh, the doorman. Helpful, courteous, reliable and sometimes...kind of a pain in the ass. The first clip from The Mark Of The Spider-Man viral site has been revealed, and it seems to be a pretty good indication of the film's tone and certainly shows that the quippy dialogue Marc Webb handled in &...

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    'Galaxy Quest' Helmer Dean Parisot To Direct Sequel To Bruce Willis/Helen Mirren Actioner 'Red'

    Considering he made one of the best comedies of the last twenty years, you'd have thought Dean Parisot would be a bigger name by now. After making his debut with the Drew Barrymore vehicle "Home Fries," the helmer was gifted a near-perfect script in the sci-fi comedy "Galaxy Quest...

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    Nonso Anozie Joins Viola Davis In "Ender's Game"

    British actor Nonso Anozie, who can currently be seen trying to keep from being eaten by rabid wolves in The Grey, and will soon appear in HBO's second season of Game of Thrones, will join the previously-announced Viola Davis in the sci-fi film Ender's Game, based on the popular book...

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    Dual Coast Screening of Van Peebles' "We The Party" in L.A. & Boston Tomorrow Night + Full Synopsis

    We haven't mentioned this project in a while since we posted the trailer and first synopsis, besides the fact that it's screening at the Pan African Film Festival this weekend. Well now, Mario Van Peebles' We The Party will also screen simultaneously on the east coast in Boston at the Ro...

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    Amy Taubin Joins the New York Film Festival's Selection Committee

    Amy Taubin is joining the New York Film Festival's Selection Committee. She replaces critic Dennis Lim, who concluded his three-year term. This year will mark the festival's 50th anniversary, which will run September 28 to October 14, as well as the last year under Film Society of Linco...

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