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    Jeremy Renner Talks James Gray's Period Pic 'Low Life' & Reveals Developing Steve McQueen Biopic Will Go Beyond What You Already Know

    With “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “The Bourne Legacy,” “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” and “The Avengers” scheduled for release in the next year, A-list stardom seems inevitable for Jeremy Renner. But the actor, who made his name in...

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    New Anti-Piracy Campaign Is Simplistic & Racist

    In the midst of the congressional battles over the Protect Ip Act, which many people--including me--believe will impinge on civil liberties and the freedom of the Internet, the White House is inadvertently taking sides with a new public relations campaign aimed at combating piracy through a strat...

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    WTF: Tennis Player Novak Djokovic To Cameo In 'The Expendables 2'

    Muscles, explosions, guns, bombs, steroids and...tennis? It looks like "The Expendables 2" is going to be even more ridiculous than we could have imagined.

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    Sony Pictures Classics To Bring 'The Raid' To Theaters In 2012

    While the fall festival and awards season is generally a time for movie lovers and critics to put on their serious faces and watch a bunch of arty films and dour dramas, sometimes you just want the thrill of a well-honed action movie to take the edge off. And at TIFF in September, audiences got that...

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    South African Sci-Fi Novelist Lauren Beukes' "Zoo City" To Get Film Adaptation

    After winning several literary awards and garnering global acclaim for its clever originality, South African author Lauren Beukes' science-fiction novel, Zoo City, recently saw its film rights awarded to producer Helena Spring (Red Dust, Yesterday, The First Grader), a fellow South African. ...

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    Bryan Singer Returns To TV, Will Produce & Direct Pilot Of 'The Munsters'

    It seems Bryan Singer is on a bit of a nostalgia kick right now. Earlier this fall, he earned buzz when he revealed he would be bringing the '70s sci-fi series "Battlestar Galactica" to the big screen, and he was recently rumored to be eyeing "The Six Billion Dollar Man" (an ...

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    Harrison Ford Among Older Actors Sought For 'Ender's Game'; Asa Butterfield Locked In

    So is Harrison Ford a gift or a curse these days? The actor hasn't had a hit film -- that didn't involve carrying a whip once again -- in over a decade. You'd have to go all the way back to 2000's "What Lies Beneath." Since then it's been a string of underperforming and...

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    First You Get The Money, Then You Get David Ayer & Then You Get A 'Scarface' Remake

    First announced a couple of months ago, many hoped Universal's attempt to reboot their "Scarface" franchise would fall to the wayside, but it seems they are quite serious about not only making it happen, but getting it ready sooner than we thought. Following in the footsteps of Oliver ...

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    Trailer Watch For Short Film "Maffe Tiga"

    We always like to showcase worthwhile and interesting upcoming projects and here's another one. Below is the trailer for the short fim Maffe Tiga (Peanut Butter Stew) written, directed and starring  Mohamed Dione with Marie Josephine Zoumanigui, both of whom are natives of Guinea, a fa...

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    Michael Chiklis, Forest Whitaker, Common & Ray Liotta To Star In ‘Pawn’

    This project’s got direct-to-BluRay written all over it. The components include a boring cast: Michael Chiklis and Forest Whitaker (reteaming after both serving time on "The Shield"), Ray Liotta and Common, a first-time director (David A. Armstrong), and a title so generic,...

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