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    CASTING WATCH: Aronofsky's 'Noah' Wants Winstone, Watson & Wife; Penelope Cruz Joins 'Counselor,' Reteams with Almodovar

    Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" is adding to its ark. Aussie Russell Crowe will play the titular Biblical character, while Brit Ray Winstone ("Sexy Beast," "The Departed," "Hugo") has been offered the villain role. Emma Watson is in talks to join as Ila, a girl rescued by Noah, a role Dakota Fanning had t...

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    Fox Searchlight Names Director Neil Burger for 'Animal Rescue' Adaptation from Dennis Lehane

    Neil Burger will direct an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's short story "Animal Rescue" for Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertertainment after his surprisingly successful "Limitless" starring Bradley Cooper.

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    Strand Takes Eytan Fox's 'Yossi'; Heading to Fall Fests Prior to 2013 Release

    Strand Releasing takes North American rights to Israel's "Yossi," from director Eytan Fox. The film, which debuted at Tribeca to strong reviews, is the director's follow up to "Yossi & Jagger," and features Ohad Knoller again in the titular role. In "Yossi,"...

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    New Images From 'Total Recall' Starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale & Jessica Biel

    By this point, there isn't much left to reveal about Len Wiseman's "Total Recall." The trailers have made it clear it's going to be a pretty average sci-fi flick, granted, with some identity twisting traits, but nothing that has had us truly sitting up and taking notice. To recap, Colin Farrell is i...

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    Noel Clarke Leads Fight Against Alien Predator In New Trailer For Sci-Fi Horror "Storage 24"

    Here's another look at the upcoming sci-fi horror flick from Brit renaissance man Noel Clarke, titled Storage 24.

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    Watch: It's Peter Parker Vs. Flash Thompson In New Clip From 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    There are few stills from a movie in the past year that captured the imagination quite like the one above for "The Amazing Spider-Man." It was one of the earliest looks at the film that Sony released and it was....curious to say the least. But with the studio currently playing the We'r...

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    New Details On Marlon Wayans' Found-Footage Spoof w/ Essence Atkins; Cedric The Entertainer Cast

    Last I wrote about this, late in May, it was being shopped around by sales and distribution company IM Global at the Cannes film market, hoping to secure USA and international deals. 

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    Strand Releasing Acquires Eytan Fox's Tribeca Film Fest Premiere 'Yossi'

    Strand Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Eytan Fox’s “Yossi,” which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April. The specialty distributor, which released Fox’s “Yossi & Jagger” and “The Bubble,” plans a fall fest...

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    Al Pacino Heads To Broadway For Revival Of 'Glengarry Glen Ross' This Time As Shelley “The Machine” Levene

    Of David Mamet's many accomplishments for the stage, the Pulitizer prize winning "Glengarry Glen Ross" may still be his finest moment. And at least for cinema fans, it's the most memorable. With a script from Mamet, James Foley directed the searing 1992 movie that brought together ...

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