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    Jeff Daniels Says Jim Carrey Still In For ‘Dumb & Dumber’ Sequel, Summer 2013 Shoot Eyed

    Currently keeping busy with a fine performance on HBO’s “The Newsroom,” even when the show around him perhaps isn’t so good, actor Jeff Daniels’ commitments to the Aaron Sorkin show obviously means that his film opportunities will be somewhat slimmer in the near future. The star will appear next in ...

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    Bob Johnson, Tracey Edmonds, YouTube Launching ALRIGHT TV Faith-Friendly Channel

    BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 2, 2012 -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies (RLJ), today announced an agreement with YouTube to develop a new faith-friendly channel.

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    Drafthouse Acquires 'Rubber' Director's Next, Surreal Sundance Entry 'Wrong'

    Alamo Drafthouse distribution label Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Quentin Dupieux's surreal Sundance entry "Wrong."

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    International Poster For 'Alex Cross Promises A "Darker" Tyler Perry

    Just like in the Stateside poster, the suggestion here is that this is less Tyler Perry's Alex Cross, and more of a set up for a collision of equals. 

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    New Posters For Olivier Assayas' 'Something In The Air,' 'Django Unchained' & 'Expendables 2'

    In today’s one-sheet round-up we have a teaser poster for a multi-lingual coming-of-age drama, a slavery/vengeance flick, and a testosterone-filled action movie that is inspired by one of the most famous paintings in the world.

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    Joe Manganiello Joins 'Breacher' With Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sam Worthington

    It's likely just a matter of time before Joe Manganiello becomes a big deal on the big screen. The "True Blood" star was in the final batch of contenders to lead Zack Snyder's "Man Of Steel," and this summer he showed that his big physique was just as capable of deliverin...

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    Universal Revives LA Riots Feature Project With Justin Lin ('Fast Five') Directing

    Justin Lin is an interesting, and certainly unexpected choice for direct a film based on the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of four LAPD officers charged with beating the late Rodney King.

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    'Fast Five' Helmer Justin Lin In Talks With Universal For Former Spike Lee Project 'L.A. Riots'

    A couple of years back, Justin Lin was a director who worked constantly, but was seen as a fairly mid-level guy: his debut "Better Luck Tomorrow" was well regarded critically, but follow-ups like "Annapolis" and his work on the third and fourth "Fast & Furious" movies were much more coolly received....

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    Acclaimed Brit Crime Thriller "iLL MANORS" On Blu-ray, DVD, VOD In October (Watch Trailer)

    Word of mouth on this one has been strong, since it started stirring up excitement at the Cannes Film Market in May, so I'm definitely curious, and hope it comes my way.

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    Watch: Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh & Wally Pfister Talk Filmmaking In 'Side By Side' Outtakes

    The ongoing debate concerning digital vs. film isn't just about which format is preferred. The decision about which method to use depends on a variety of other factors including budgets, the size of the production, how the movie will be shot and so much more. And all of those issues are explored...

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