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    Exclusive: New Images Of Gael Garcia Bernal In Pablo Larrain's Cannes Hit 'No'

    He's still relatively little-known in the U.S, but we've become huge fans of Chilean director Pablo Larrain over the last few years. The director first came on the scene with the excellent "Tony Manero," and followed it up a few years back with the equally good, but very different "Post Mortem." Nei...

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    Cannes 2012: Morgan Freeman-Narrated "BB King: The Life Of Riley" Sold To UK's G2 For Fall Release

    It's not the B.B. King feature film that Wendell Pierce is attached to star in (B.B. King And I), but we'll take it for now.

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    Fox Searchlight Hands John Hawkes Led Sundance Sensation 'The Surrogate' New Title & October 26th Release

    Park City has been birth place of several award-season runs in recent years with "Precious" in 2009, "Winter's Bone" in 2010 or "Martha Marcy May Marlene" last year all coming into the Oscar conversaton a year after their premieres. This year, the water was a little murkier with no definitive pictur...

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    Cannes 2012: Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson Join Ensemble Cast Dramedy "Lullaby"

    Terrence Howard and Jennifer Hudson are 2 members of an ensemble cast dramedy titled Lullaby; they'll be joined by Garrett Hedlund, Amy Adams, Richard Jenkins, and Jessica Brown Findlay in a project that Radiant Films is shopping to foreign buyers at the Marche du Film in Cannes.

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    Luc Besson Directing Robert De Niro In Gangster Thriller 'Malativa'

    Man, Luc Besson really didn't take to retirement, did he? Besson recently turned to a stack of scripts he's written in a co-financing partnership between Besson's EuroCorp and Relativity Pictures, getting support for two new Besson-ian efforts.

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    Tahar Rahim To Star Opposite Marion Cotillard In 'A Separation' Helmer Asghar Farhadi's Upcoming French-Language Effort

    Merely days after "A Separation" helmer Asghar Farhadi cast fellow Oscar winner Marion Cotillard in his mysterious French-language feature, the Iranian has added another prestigious Gallic talent to the project in actor Tahar Rahim.

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    Watch: Teaser For "Skyfall" Promises Guns, Explosions, Women, International Locations. What Else?

    The first teaser trailer for the next 007 flick, this one directed by Sam Mendes, titled Skyfall, due in theaters November 19.

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    Nicole Kidman To Reunite With 'The Paperboy' Helmer Lee Daniels For 'The Butler'

    With their teaming on "The Paperboy" set to unveil this Thursday at Cannes, it seems Lee Daniels and Nicole Kidman aren't sick of each other's company just yet, with the two lining up a reunion on the helmer's next project, "The Butler."

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    Cannes 2012: Evan Ross Film Project Being Shopped At Cannes

    A new independent film drama titled Overture, to be toplined by Evan Ross, is currently being shopped to potential investors and distributors at the Cannes Film Festival by the filmakers of the project.

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    China's Wanda Group to Acquire Theater Chain AMC Entertainment to Form Largest Global Cinema Giant

    It's a small world after all. The dateline on the press release reads "BEIJING, China and KANSAS CITY, Mo." That tells you everything you need to know about the transformative news that Chinese conglomerate Wanda, which runs China's largest theater chain, will acquire AMC Entertainment, America's...

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