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    Set Photos Of Michael Winterbottom's 'King Of Soho' Unveil Steve Coogan As Porn Baron Paul Raymond

    After unveiling "The Trip" last year and with "Trishna" arriving this summer, the prolific and versatile Michael Winterbottom shows no sign of slowing down, and is currently-lensing "The King Of Soho," his biopic of porn baron Paul Raymond that'll reunite the helmer...

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    Rodrigo Santoro To Return As Xerxes In '300: Battle Of Artemisia'

    Update: Deadline confirms that Santoro will be back as Xerxes and "300: Battle Of Artemisia" will shoot this summer. Santoro and Eva Green will pair up as the bad guys in this one.

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    'Deadpool' Director Tim Miller To Helm Adaptation Of Comic Series 'Gravel'

    Tim Miller has yet to direct a feature film, but he's already more than made a name for himself in the right circles around Hollywood. Nominated for an Oscar back in 2005 for his animated short "Gopher Broke" (excellent title, right?), Miller has since gone on to garner a reputation fo...

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    4 New Images From Sony's "Sparkle" Remake

    No trailer yet, though I'm sure one is brewing currently and will drop any day now; in the meantime, here are 4 new still images from Sony Pictures' Sparkle remake, which stars Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Derek Luke...

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    Shooting Underway For South African Thriller "Layla Fourie" Starring Brit Rayna Campbell

    Currently shooting on location in Johannesburg, South Africa is Pia Marais’ Layla Fourie - a thriller that centers on a young single mother in whose life becomes entangled in lies, fear and suspicion after taking a job administering polygraph tests, and she soon becomes a suspect herself.

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    Rome Fest Officially Hires Ex-Venice Artistic Director Marco Müller

    After numerous delays in voting to make it official, Marco Müller has been appointed as artistic director of the International Rome Film Festival. It's a significant move toward raising the profile of the festival.

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    'The Cat In The Hat' Will Get Animated Courtesy Of The Team Behind 'The Lorax'

    "The Lorax": $132m domestic gross (to date). "Horton Hears a Who!": $297m worldwide gross. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas": $345m worldwide gross. Dr Seuss adaptations are a cinematic brand that audiences respond to. Or to put it another way: When Hollywood studios ada...

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    Is "The Hunger Games" Anti-Capitalist Cinema for the 99%? Or Anti-Gov't Agit-Prop?

    While I'm loathe to promote a pop cultural event such as "The Hunger Games," it'll be interesting to see where the culture wars take positions on the new teen fantasy franchise, which according to early reviews, is going to be seen by lots and lots and lots of people. I'm no...

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    Vivica Fox Co-starring In Indie Romcom "It's Not You, It's Me"

    Vivica Fox is slated to co-star in an original romance comedy titled It's Not You, It's Me that starts filming in Los Angeles in a few weeks.  Joelle Carter (Justified) and Ross McCall (Crash tv series) also star in the flick.

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    'Warrior' Director Gavin O'Connor To Direct Peter Pan Redo 'Neverland,' Channing Tatum Will Produce, But Won't Star

    So what on Earth could Gavin O'Connor, the man behind testosterone-driven fare like "Warrior," "Pride And Glory" and "Miracle" (okay, he also did "Tumbleweeds," but you know what we're getting at), find interesting in a Peter Pan redo produced by Channing Tatum?

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