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    Peter Berg Shares One Of The Terrible 'Hancock' Sequel Ideas He Had & Reveals 'Friday Night Lights' Movie Plot

    The mooted "Hancock" sequel is one of those things that crops up every now and then -- usually when Will Smith or Peter Berg are out promoting something -- and with "Battleship" looming on the horizon, the latter has been once again talking up the possibilities of the anti-superh...

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    'La Ronde' Inspires Two 2012 Releases, Roadside Attractions' '30 Beats' and Magnolia's '360'

    Roadside Attractions has acquired all U.S. and Latin American rights to "30 Beats," yet another 2012 movie based on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde. "

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    Ensemble Dramedy "30 Beats" Costarring Condola Rashad Acquired For Summer Theatrical Release

    The Condola Rashad ensemble drama I told you about a few weeks ago, titled 30 Beats, that's inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's play La Ronde, has been picked by Roadside Attractions for US and Latin American territories.

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    Universal Buys New Spy Franchise From Josh Zetumer, Scribe Behind Unused 'Bourne 4' Script

    Let's rewind back to the fall of 2009 shall we? It was ugly time inside the offices of Universal, as executives were in a battle with Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon a fourth entry in the Jason Bourne series. Not to rehash the whole drama, but essentially, George Nolfi had penned a draft that wasn't ...

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    Tony Scott Lining Up Action Film 'Lucky Strike' With Vince Vaughn To Star

    Vince Vaughn, action star? Uh, okay. Granted, he dabbled in the genre ("Mr. And Mrs. Smith" where he was mostly shooting quips and not bullets), and has done non-comedic parts from time to time ("Psycho," "Domestic Disturbance") but as a fully fledged lead in a Tony Sco...

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    Chris Rock Joins The Star-Studded List Of Presenters For The Oscars Ceremony

    The last time we saw Chris Rock involved with the Academy Awards was back in 2005 as the host of the 77th Academy Awards.  Now, the busy actor/comedian will join the stellar cast of celebs asked to be presenters for this year's production.

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    Zoe Kazan Replaces Abigail Spencer In Join Joss Whedon-Penned 'In Your Eyes'; 'Cloverfield' Star Michael Stahl-David Also Joins

    Well here's a bit of a switcheroo. It was only a couple of weeks ago that it was reported that Abigail Spencer (best known for her stint on "Mad Men") would be taking the lead in the Joss Whedon-penned "In Your Eyes." But as she's gearing up to make to star in and produce...

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    SXSW Releases Full 2012 Festival Lineup

    Unknown ObjectThe South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival today revealed the full lineup for its 2012 conference and festival, scheduled to open on March 9 with the premiere screening of Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's "The Cabin in the Woods," and run through March 17 in Austin, Texas.

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    SXSW Rounds Out Lineup With 'Safety Not Guaranteed,' 'Shut Up And Play The Hits,' 'Monsieur Lazhar' & More

    With the fest now just weeks away, the organizers at SXSW are putting the final touches on the festival schedule and have added a few more films for the movie fans flocking to Austin.

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    Roadside Goes for Sexy Drama '30 Beats' Starring Paz de la Huerta

    Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. and Latin American rights to the sexy drama, "30 Beats," starring Paz de la Huerta ("Enter the Void") and Lee Pace ("The Fall"). The film, directed, written and produced by Alexis Lloyd, concerns a group of New Yorkers whose lives ...

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