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    Rob Corddry Joins 'Pain And Gain'; Michael Bay Says It Has "No Action, One Car Crash"

    Rob Corddry is the Jessica Chastain of male comic character actors. No, seriously, hear us out. Aside from being tremendously busy writing, producing and starring in "Children's Hospital," he's got a strong pack of movies on the horizon, including "Seeking A Friend For The End...

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    Preview - Doc "18 IUS SOLI" Examines Italian Law That Denies Citizenship To Children Born Of Immigrants

    Curious about this documentary titled 18 IUS SOLI by Afro-Italian filmmaker Fred Kuwornu (above with Spike Lee) which, as the Afro-Europe blog notes, "examines the law that denies citizenship to young people born in Italy of immigrant parents, because they have no Italian blood."

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    Sony Pictures Acquires Sebastian Silva Thriller Starring Michael Cera and Juno Temple

    Sony Pictures Worldwide has acquired all domestic and select international rights to an untitled project from Sebastian Silva ("The Maid"), starring Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning and Catalina Sandino Moreno. The film will star Juno as an American woman vacationing in Chile...

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    Dwight Yoakam Won't Ride With 'The Lone Ranger'

    Having survived some very public budget battles and the possibility of being canceled outright, Gore Verbinski's "The Lone Ranger," starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, is back in the saddle with everyone they wanted, and headed in front of cameras...but it looks they're are goin...

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    Cirque de Soleil to Perform Original Piece at Academy Awards; Kermit and Miss Piggy to Present

    Muppet fans, it looks like Cirque de Soleil, the Canadian entertainment troupe that specializes in circus-inspired performance art, will be taking a prime slot at this year's Oscars with an original piece.

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    Berlinale Crowns Crystal Bear Winners: Turkey's "Lal Gece" & New Zealand's "Meathead"

    The Berlinale's winners of the Crystal Bears from the Generation 14plus (youth) jury are Reis Çelik's "Lal Gece" from Turkey as Best Feature Film and Special Mention for Ella Lemhagen's "Kronjuvelerna" from Sweden.

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    "The Bodyguard" Stage Musical (Starring Heather Headley) Aiming For Fall 2012 (Won't Be Repeat Of Film)

    We already told you about the planned remake, as well as a stage musical adaptation of the 1992 film, 'The Bodyguard, which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

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    "I Am Legend" Prequel/Sequel Is Officially In Development

    No surprise here... I've been expecting this, since I think we all heard the rumors that a sequel/prequel to that 2007 blockbuster (almost $600 million worldwide gross) was coming.

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    Watch Transfixing Trailer For Haitian Doc "Broken Stones" (FREE Screening Next Thursday In NYC)

    Maybe it's the combo classical music and quiet, impressionistic images, but I was totally immersed in this trailer for award-winning Hatian indie director Guetty Felin’s feature documentary film Broken Stones, which will screen at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in ...

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    So, That 'I Am Legend' Sequel Is Becoming Possibly More Real As Warner Bros. Officially Moves Forward

    Warner Bros. has made a shocking, stunning announcement today that they would like to continue making lots of money by making a sequel to a hit movie. No. Fucking. Way.

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