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    Look Into His Eyes: Promo Poster For Robert Pattinson's Saddam Hussein Movie 'Mission: Blacklist'

    With a role in David Cronenberg's upcoming freak fest "Cosmopolis," Robert Pattinson continues to take on parts that...well, that are as far away from Edward in the "Twilight" movies as possible. And so to that end, last week he signed up to star in the thriller "Mission...

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    Richard Ayoade Starts Production On New Project "The Double" This Month

    British actor/comedian/screenwriter and actor Richard Ayoade (who makes his American film debut in the Fox comedy The Watch this summer) will follow his 2011 film directing debut, Submarine, with The Double, which starts shooting on May 20th in London, from a script Ayoade co-wrote with Av...

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    Exclusive: Lisa Cholodenko Confirms She'll Direct 'The Abstinence Teacher' & Heads Into The 'Wild' With Reese Witherspoon

    Director Lisa Cholodenko recently sat down with The Playlist moments before her panel with fellow alum Shari Springer Berman and Nicole Holofcener at the Columbia University Film Festival this week to debate the glass ceiling and how it affects making their films -- during the course of which, Cholo...

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    New In Theaters: "Searing" Indie Drama "Changing the Game" (Starring Tony Todd, Irma P. Hall)

    An indie project we previously profiled opens today, Friday, May 11.

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    "She's Out Of His Mind": Poster For 'Ruby Sparks' From The Directors Of 'Little Miss Sunshine'

    Improbable, fantastical and romantic, "Ruby Sparks" is the belated follow-up to Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' four-time Oscar-nominated debut, "Little Miss Sunshine." It's been six years since that film -- the duo has been stuck in multi-project develo...

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    Michelle Monaghan Stages A 'Coup' With Owen Wilson & Pierce Brosnan

    Yesterday we said that Rachel McAdams doesn't always get the kinds of projects that match her skills, and the same could apply to Michelle Monaghan. The actress, who was excellent in "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" and "Gone Baby Gone," hasn't really stood out in much since, fading to the background or being ...

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    Robert De Niro Gambles On 'Last Vegas' With Michael Douglas

    Granted, the premise -- some old dudes have a bachelor party in Las Vegas -- sounds like it was pitched by a douchebag exec during a studio meeting (and who knows, maybe it was), but if it gives us the opportunity to see Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro spar, who are we to quibble?

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    In Theaters: 'Dark Shadows' May A Cause A 'Sleepless Night,' But 'God Bless America' For 'Bonsai'

    So “The Avengers” knocked it out of the park, huh? With a $600 million intake worldwide and lots and lots of good reviews, Joss Whedon and the folks over at Marvel can probably even one-up James Cameron at the next Masters of the Hollywood Universe fete. (That sounds fun, doesn’t it? I’d go to a par...

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    Oh Good, There's More 'Prometheus' Images Because We Haven't Had Enough Already

    Well, 20th Century Fox certainly aren't changing up the game plan too much. Just like they did last year, with their summer tentpole "X-Men: First Class," the studio is going to make sure that before June arrives we get at least a few hundred images, probably a dozen clips and god know...

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    New Trailer, Poster, Release Date For Ensemble Dramedy "30 Beats" Co-starring Condola Rashad

    The Condola Rashad (or I should say Tony Nominee Condola Rashad) ensemble drama we told you about earlier this year, titled 30 Beats, that's inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's play La Ronde, was been picked by Roadside Attractions for US and Latin American territories.

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