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    Chris Pratt Orders 'Starbuck'; Octavia Spencer Files 'Baggage Claim' & Mos Def Sings 'Can A Song Save Your Life?'

    We love Chris Pratt, but you already knew that. The "Parks and Recreation" star has been steamrolling into movies with a nice turn in last year's "Moneyball," a supporting part in this spring's "Five-Year Engagement," a role in Kathryn Bigelow's upcoming "Zero Dark Thirty," and has bagged the lead i...

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    Octavia Spencer Joins Paula Patton, Derek Luke In Rom-Com 'Baggage Claim'

    Octavia Spencer continues to rack up the projects... certainly no post-Oscar curse here!

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    Official Soundtrack Details For 'Lawless' Plus 2 More Posters For John Hillcoat's Film

    Director John Hillcoat’s welcome feature-length return “Lawless” will soon be making its way in front of the eyes of the world as it begins its international rollout at the end of the month. While others wait to see the film that one of our staffers enjoyed quite a bit, a few promotional tidbits are...

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    Andre Royo, Yasiin Bey (Previously Known As Mos Def) Join Casts Of Separate Projects

    Some quickie casting news... First, Andre Royo has joined Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh in The Hunger Games) in the indie coming-of-age drama titled The Spectacular Now, an adaptation of a novel by Tim Tharp, to be directed by James Ponsoldt (Smashed), which centers on "a charismatic high school se...

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    Kristen Stewart To Star In Scott Cooper's 'Lie Down In Darkness'; Rupert Sanders Still Attached To 'Huntsman' Sequel

    While entertainment pundit types continue to debate about what the fallout of Kristen Stewart's dalliance with "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders will be and whether or not her public apology was the right PR move, the actress is already moving on, lining up a role in a period dra...

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    'Raging Bull II' Retitled 'The Bronx Bull,' Is Now Officially An Unofficial Sequel To Martin Scorsese's Film

    There’s been some talk of the William Forsythe-starring “Raging Bull II” as of late, only we’d be lying if we said it was due to any sort of anticipation for the film’s release. In fact the conversation has mostly circled around the lawsuit between MGM and famed boxer Jake LaMotta -- the subject of ...

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    'The Central Park Five' to Close DOC NYC; Expanded 'Doc-A-Thon' Panel Line-Up Announced

    DOC NYC will close its third annual festival at the IFC Center this year with Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon's documentary, "The Central Park Five," which tells the tale of five teens who were wrongfully imprisoned in the "Central Park jogger" rape case. After this ...

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    New Images From Joss Whedon's Low-Budget Indie 'Much Ado About Nothing'

    Will all the fanboys and ticket buyers who made "The Avengers" a $1 billion success come out for Joss Whedon's indie "Much Ado About Nothing"? Um, probably not, but you gotta admire Whedon for following up his blockbuster extravanganza with a movie he literally shot in his backyard.

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    Marla Gibbs Will Be Feisty Rose Price In Indie Feature 'Grantham And Rose' (Tessa Thompson, A Maybe)

    Marla Gibbs has been cast in Kristin Hanggi's feature film directorial debut Grantham And Rose, which follows the story of 17-year-old Grantham Portnoy (to be played by Jake T. Austin) learning to become a man, with some challenges.

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    It's Official: Bill Murray Won't Be In 'Ghostbusters 3,' But The Movie Will Go On Without Him

    He was a good sport enough to spoof himself and the film in 2009's "Zombieland" (which you can see below) and at the 2010 Spike TV Scream Awards, but enough is apparently enough. It's official: Bill Murray won't reprise his role as Peter Venkman in "Ghostbusters 3," according to Dan Aykroyd himself....

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