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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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    Academy Governors Elect Hawk Koch as New AMPAS President

    Good-bye to Tom Sherak, who leaves behind his unpaid job as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as he has served his full nine years as a Governor. And hello to a new AMPAS president as Tuesday night the Board of Governors elected veteran producer Hawk Koch ("Gorky Park," ...

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    Lee Daniels & Hugh Jackman Will Try Teaming Again On MLK Assassination Film 'Orders To Kill'

    Try as they might, so far, Lee Daniels and Hugh Jackman just haven't been able to make a movie together. Over two years ago, the actor was lining up to play segregation enforcer Sheriff Jim Clark in the director's civil rights tale "Selma," which never was able to get in front...

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    Lee Daniels, Hugh Jackman Teaming To Tackle MLK Assassination Conspiracy Theories In 'Orders To Kill'

    This is interesting... So Lee Daniels apparently couldn't get his original MLK project off the ground (titled Selma, which had David Oyelowo starring), and has switched gears, still staying on the MLK course, but this time teaming with Hugh Jackman (who was also attached to Selma), to take ...

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    'Take Shelter' Helmer Jeff Nichols To Direct Biopic 'The Boy Who Played With Fusion'

    If there has been single characteristic that has marked Jeff Nichols' three films to date (and we're aware we're being a bit reductive here), it's that they usually center on extraordinary stories that take place in the most unlikely, everyday settings. From a familial feud to an imp...

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