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    Emma Watson and Elizabeth Olsen Downplay ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Rumors, Search For Lead Role Continues

    Despite its less-than-refined origins, the team behind the film adaptation of EL James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” are ensuring in every way their end result will have some prestige. Focus Features (along with parent company Universal) have decided the film belongs in their library alongside “Pride and ...

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    SXSW Doc 'Beauty is Embarrassing' Opening in Theaters September 7

    The documentary "Beauty is Embarrassing," which profiles designer, painter, puppeteer, sculptor and musician Wayne White, will open this fall in select markets. The film, from first-time director Neil Berkeley, had its premiere at SXSW in March and has since gone on to play at a numbe...

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    Young 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Star Quvenzhané Wallis Joins Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years A Slave'

    Given the quality of "Hunger" and "Shame," it's no surprise that there's a long queue to work with director Steve McQueen, but even considering that, the cast he's put together for period epic "Twelve Years A Slave" is quite extraordinary. The film's led by one of the most exciting actors working to...

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    Steve Harvey Done With Stand-Up; Final Show Tomorrow; Focusing On Empire-Building

    Well, he HAS been at it for over a quarter of a century, and with the immense success he's enjoying in other areas - books, radio, TV, film, and probably more, it makes sense.

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    Haunting Alternate Poster For Sundance Sensation Doco-Thriller 'The Imposter'

    After making waves at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Bart Layton's doc/thriller "The Imposter" is slowly creeping audiences out as it unspools across the United States and unveils at festivals around the globe. The film tells the true and twisted tale of a 13-year-old bo...

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    'Beast Of The Southern Wild's' Quvenzhané Wallis Joins '12 Years A Slave' + Set Pic Of Northup Family

    UPDATE: Thanks to reader DCM, we can now confirm that the actress in the photo is Kelsey Scott, who's had parts in a number of TV shows like Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, The Young And The Restless, Days Of Our Lives; she's also a writer and director.

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    Watch: First Trailer For 'Hoop Dreams' & 'The Interrupters' Helmer Steve James' Sports Doc 'Head Games'

    After making a name for himself with the Oscar-nominated "Hoop Dreams," considered one of the best sports documentaries of all time, filmmaker Steve James followed it up with sports-oriented films like "Prefontaine," "Passing Glory" and "Joe And Max." Last yea...

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    Cillian Murphy To Play Ruthless Gangster In 'Peaky Blinders' Created By 'Eastern Promises' Writer Steven Knight

    Severely underutilized in recent film such as "In Time" and "Tron: Legacy," though he had a more prominent role in the the thriller "Red Lights" which no one saw, Irish thesp Cillian Murphy is headed to the small screen for a leading role, teaming with "Easter...

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    China YOU On Demand Pacts with Hollywood Studios for VOD

    China's largest pay-per-view and video-on-demand platform, YOU On Demand, has added Paramount Pictures to its roster of studio partners. Other content suppliers include Warner Bros. Entertainment, Disney Media Distribution, Lionsgate, Miramax Pictures, Magnolia Pictures, Gravitas Ventures, and Film ...

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    New Image Of Audrey Tautou & Romain Duris In Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo'

    Have Michel Gondry's still-in-production movies always been this heavily covered by the press? Either way, after the relative secrecy behind the making of "The We And The I" which premiered at Cannes Directors' Fortnight earlier this year, the filmmaker and everyone else behind &qu...

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