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    Avenue Capital Hedge Fund To Announce Variety Buy This Week

    The frontrunner to buy 107-year-old entertainment industry trade Variety is New York billionaire Marc Lasry’s Avenue Capital hedge fund, according to The New York Post. A source reports that Variety parent company Reed Business Information has accepted a bid between $30 million and $40 million. An o...

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    Exclusive: 2 New Images From David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis' Starring Robert Pattinson

    It might seem like we're in the dwindling days of the summer movie season, what with selection at your local theater waning, but this weekend a brace of talented thesps and an acclaimed director will make their way to cinemas in one of the Cannes Film Festival's most talked about movies.

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    Ang Lee's 3-D 'Life of Pi' Will Open NYFF

    Ang Lee's "The Life of Pi" (November 21) will open the upcoming 50th New York Film Festival (September 28 – October 14), the first 3-D film to do so. (Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" played as a 3-D work-in-progress last year.) The NYFF has already announced its closing night film, Paramount's "Flight," di...

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    Keanu Reeves Says Wyld Stallyns Will Have "Lost Their Rock" In 'Bill & Ted's 3'

    We always sort of figured "Bill & Ted's 3" would be like "Ghostbusters 3," something people like to talk about but that would never actually happen. And while Dan Aykroyd keeps dreaming about his movie coming together, fans of the Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter franchise go...

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    Acclaimed Documentary 'An African Election' To Premiere On TV Nationally On October 1

    Acclaimed Documentary 'An African Election' To Premiere On TV Nationally On October 1

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    Eric Bana Will Be A 'Lone Survivor' With Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch & Taylor Kitsch

    Unknown ObjectWith Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch and Taylor Kitsch already on board for Peter Berg's Navy SEAL flick "Lone Survivor," you might think the cast couldn't get any beefier. But that's where you're mistaken.

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    Watch: International Trailer For 'Great Expectations' Starring Ralph Fiennes & Helena Bonham Carter

    Literary adaptations are always a hot item in the fall season when more serious films come out to play, and that's no different in 2012. With "Les Miserables" (based on a book, turned into a stage musical and now a movie), "Anna Karenina" and "Life of Pi" all expected to make big waves in the coming...

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    Icarus Films Acquires Six Classic Jean Rouch Films For North American Distribution

    Icarus Films Acquires Six Classic Jean Rouch Films For North American Distribution

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    Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' Will Make World Premiere & Open The 50th New York Film Festival

    With Robert Zemeckis' "Flight" starring Denzel Washington announced to close the proceedings last week, the New York Film Festival has gone ahead and unveiled what film will be kicking things off. And it's a doozy.

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    Wesley Snipes Wanted For 'Expendables 3' (What Else Is On His Post-Prison Slate?)

    “We’ve approached Clint Eastwood to be one of the guys, we’ve got a character in mind for him. We’re talking to Harrison Ford. [And we want] Wesley Snipes when he comes back from prison. I’ll give you one more name, we’ve got Nicolas Cage to play [one of the char...

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