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    'Fela!' The Musical Returning To Broadway For 4-Week Engagement Next Month

    Good news for you New Yorkers who never got to se the Tony Award-winning musical during its 14-month run on Broadway, before closing last year...

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    Disney Sets November 27, 2013 Date For Animated 'Frozen' With Kristen Bell

    2012 has been an interesting year for Disney. It has seen some very high highs (the record-smashing "The Avengers," which recently eclipsed "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" to become the studio's single most successful film of all time) and very low lows ...

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    Watch: Peter Parker Chats Up Curt Connors & Runs From The Police In Clips From 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    Coming between "Prometheus" and "The Dark Knight Rises," and with "The Avengers" already setting a tremendously high bar for comic book films to reach, Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man" is in an unenviable position. Early buzz has been lukewarm, and certainl...

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    Exclusive Clip From Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee Doc, Featuring Danny Glover

    Here's an exclusive clip from the feature documentary on the lives of Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee we previously told you about.

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    Chris Hemsworth To Topline Maritime Adventure 'In The Heart Of The Sea,' DreamWorks Circling

    Can Chris Hemsworth graduate from franchise star to leading man in dramatic fare? The question is wide open right now, but whether audiences warm to him without the hammer of Thor or riding shotgun with Kristen Stewart through fairy tales remains to be seen. His first test via the excellent meta-hor...

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    Rapper/Actor Common To Star In Remake Of Francois Truffaut's 'The Man Who Loved Women'

    Perhaps we should all agree the term “urban update” should be kept as far away from studio pitches as possible? The descriptor -- besides sounding like a mandatory software patch -- just does not do the film it's touting any favors whatsoever. But, that hasn't stopped the latest ...

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    Isaach De Bankolé To Star In First Feature Film Shot In Equatorial Guinea

    Isaach De Bankolé will headline along with Juilet Landau and Stelio Savante the first feature film to be shot in Equatorial Guinea, Where the Road Runs Out, this June and July, with other locations set in South Africa and the Netherlands.

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    'Taken 2' Director Olivier Megaton Returns To Revenge Genre With 'Land Of The Living'

    After recently wrapping the Liam Neeson sequel “Taken 2,” it appears the wonderfully-named director Olivier Megaton (“Transporter 3”) has been bitten by the abduction genre bug, and has quickly set up plans for another similar thriller, this time located on the streets of Los...

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    RADiUS-TWC Hires Publicity and Marketing Execs Ahead of 'Bachelorette's' Fall Release

    Since its launch late last year and a few acquisitions early in 2012, not much has been heard from the Weinstein Co.’s multi-platform label RADiUS-TWC. But Monday, co-presidents Tom Quinn and Jason Janego announced a quartet of marketing and distribution hires in advance of its first releases.

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    A Defense of 'Django Unchained'

    No question that Django Unchained is the most controversial film of the year and I LOVE it. Why? Because it IS controverisial.

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