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    'Ain't Them Bodies Saints' With Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck & Ben Foster Now Shooting, Keith Carradine & Nate Parker Join

    For a newcomer on the scene, David Lowery has it pretty damn good. "Ain't Them Bodies Saints," his directorial debut developed in the Sundance Labs, was announced earlier this year, but was said to still be seeking financing. But lo and behold, things have worked out smashing...

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    Katori Hall's 'WHADDABLOODCLOT!!!' to Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Katori Hall is one busy lady jumping from one project to another!  The Mountaintop debuted on Broadway last fall, Hurt Village opened off-broadway at the Signature Theater, and now WHADDABLOODCLOT!!! makes its world Premiere at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. 

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    Mariah Carey, Yaya DaCosta Join Cast Of Lee Daniels' 'The Butler;' Quincy Jones Scoring

    Principal photography for Lee Daniels' The Butler has begun in New Orleans, and with that news comes additional casting announcements we haven't mentioned yet, like Mariah Carey and Yaya DaCosta.

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    'Ruby Sparks' Directors Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Talk Lighting A Scene With An iPad, Digital Vs. Film & A Brewing HBO Pilot

    Six years in a long time. Back in 2006 when Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' "Little Miss Sunshine" got huge buzz out of Sundance before hitting theaters, Steve Carell was just entering the third season of "The Office." Paul Dano was probably still best known as that guy fr...

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    In Wake of "Dark Knight" Aurora Killings, Michael Moore Trumpets "Bowling For Columbine" (free on YouTube)

    With the shooting spree that killed a dozen people in Colorado over the weekend, Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine"--which combines the filmmaker's best tendencies (a thrilling, disturbing gun violence montage) with his worst (the whole Charles Heston bit)--is being shown i...

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    First Images Of Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw & Jim Broadbent In 'Cloud Atlas'

    “[The movie explores] the idea of being reborn and souls being reborn through time,” Hugo Weaving recently told THR about "Cloud Atlas." When was the last time a big studio movie tackled that kind of subject matter? Well, the trick here is that The Wachowskis ambitious adaptati...

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    Watch: YouTube Channel WIGS Producing Content, All Starring Female Leads

    Created by filmmakers, Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, WIGS is a new YouTube channel producing original, scripted series, short films, and documentaries, all starring female leads.

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    Watch: Grand Spanish-Language Trailer For Pablo Larrain's Cannes Sensation 'No'

    Despite walking away from the Croisette as one of the most talked-about films -- earning the top prize at the Directors' Fortnight -- things have been quiet since for Pablo Larrain's "No." But with the fall festival season around the corner, the film will be making a victory l...

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    Time's Running Out for Teen Political Doc "Follow the Leader"

    With only one full-day to go in its Kickstarter fundraising drive, "Follow the Leader," a worthy coming-of-age doc about three 16-year-old American boys with Presidential aspirations, looks like it will lose its crowdfunding--unless some big money steps in at the last minute. While th...

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    Halle Berry As Emissary From Advanced Civilization In First Official 'Cloud Atlas' Photo

    Halle Berry As Emissary From Advanced Civilization In First Official 'Cloud Atlas' Photo

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