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    IN THE WORKS: Lionsgate adds 'Catching Fire' Cast, Seeks New Director for 'Mockingjay'; Depp Joins Anderson; Radcliffe & Kazan Say Yes to 'F Word'

    Amanda Plummer ("Pulp Fiction," "The Fisher King") is signing on to play Wiress in "Catching Fire." This follows the announcement of Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee and Jena Malone as Johanna in "The Hunger Games" sequel with Jennifer Lawren...

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    Tom Hanks Goes Digital with Yahoo! Animated Web Series 'Electric City,' Voices Lead: "No one gets rich" (VIDEO)

    At Comic-Con last weekend, web series were part of the story, as Bryan Singer and Tom Hanks both unveiled new onlie ventures. Tuesday Yahoo! launches the first ten 4-7-minute episodes of Hanks’ animated dystopian sci-fi adventure “Electric City." The next ten installments will be released on July 18...

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    New Pic Of Michelle Williams In 'Oz: The Great And Powerful' Plus More From Sam Raimi's Colorful World

    While the trailer for Sam Raimi's revisionist fairy tale "Oz: The Great and Powerful" has split most folks down the middle, there's no denying that the director has a huge vision for his yellow brick road and the fabled story, even if that means tossing in some flying baboons.

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    Preview Upcoming Atlanta, GA-Set Gentrification Doc 'The Atlanta Way'

    One of the few folks who responded to my social media call for feature projects in development that we haven't already profiled. 

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    New Pics Of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels & Piper Perabo In Rian Johnson's 'Looper'

    The big push has begun for Rian Johnson's "Looper" in anticipation of its fall release, with the director and cast hitting Comic-Con this weekend to talk up the high concept, sci-fi, time travel assassin film (phew). But lest you think this will be some of kind brainy headscratching, i...

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    Exclusive: TV Spot For Sundance Award-Winning Documentary 'Queen Of Versailles'

    Excessive and outrageous, yet providing a unique view of how the ripple effect of the country's economic woes have been felt all the way up to the 1%, "The Queen of Versailles" is a funny and fascinating look at one particular and peculiar family looking to keep it together.

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    Scarlett Johansson To Be Highest Paid Actress for The Avengers 2

    Scarlett Johansson is set to be the highest paid actress in Hollywood.

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    Be Cool Honey Bunny: Amanda Plummer Joins 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    Do young "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" fans even get the reference we're making in the headline? Are we that old or are they that young? But if it gets youngsters to borrow their older brother or sister's copy of Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction," than that's...

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    Guess What? Some People Aren't Going To Like 'The Dark Knight Rises' & Why Aggregated Movie Scores Are Meaningless

    Warner Bros. gave the thumbs up on the floodgates to open on reviews for "The Dark Knight Rises" yesterday, and for the most part, advance notices have been strong. We gave the film an A grade and critics from Variety, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Rolling Stone, HitFix, Empire and m...

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