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    Anchor Bay Films and WWE Studios Will Release "The Day"

    Anchor Bay Films and WWE Studios will co-distribute 2011 Toronto Film Festival Midnight Madness title "The Day."

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    Don't Blame It On Harvey: Terrence Malick Gave 'Wettest County' Its Blessing To Use 'Lawless' Title

    Earlier today we revealed and essentially confirmed what was quietly in the cards for a few weeks now: John Hillcoat's Prohibition crime flick "The Wettest County" starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain and many more is changing its name to "Lawless."

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    MGM Takes A Loss On 'Dragon Tattoo': Does This Mean David Fincher Is Out?

    Well, it's not quite "John Carter," but today MGM revealed in a call with investors (via Deadline) that though "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" took in $231 million worldwide (not bad for a hard-R crime drama that runs 2 1/2 hours long) it still didn't meet the numbers h...

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    Bruce Willis Practices For 'Die Hard 5' In New (Fairly Generic) Pic For 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

    Paramount's "G.I. Joe" franchise is a bit like the Canadian rock band Nickelback: no one admits to liking them, not one person we know listens to or enjoys them, but clearly someone is buying their pedestrian CDs and attending their concerts in droves. And like the band's poor rece...

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    Watch: Overly Dramatic Teaser For 'The Host' Offers Very Brief First Look At Saoirse Ronan

    With "The Hunger Games" set to open this weekend and decimate the box office, in the wake of "Twilight" Hollywood has realized that the tween market not only has disposable income, they are more than willing to spend it. And next spring, another contender will step up to the plat...

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    Forest Whitaker Circles Role of 'Sleazy Bookie' in "Out of the Furnace" (Zoe Saldana Co-Stars)

    I announced Zoe Saldana's attachment to play Christian Bale's ex-wife in the drama Out of the Furnace last month. Now, thanks to a heads up from the playlist, it looks like Forest Whitaker is in negotiations for a supporting turn in the Scott Cooper-helmed film.

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    Entertainer Ben Vereen Calls Reality TV "The New Blackface"

    In the never ending discussion about black images in the media, legendary entertainer Ben Veeren isn't exactly a happy man. In a recent lecture about race, politics and the status of African-Americans in Hollywood given at Aaron Davis Hall at Harlem City College of New York, Vereen said tha...

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    Cinedigm and New Video To Distribute Horror Flick "Citadel" in The U.S. (In Theaters This Fall)

    Winner of the Midnighters Award at this year's SXSW Film Festival, and a film we've profiled several times before due to the supporting turn of Brit actress Wunmi Mosaku (I am slave), the horror film Citadel will be distributed by Cinedigm Entertainment Group and New Video. Cinedigm will han...

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    IFC Films Takes Stephen Elliott's Porn Flick 'Cherry'

    IFC Films has taken North American rights to famed author Stephen Elliott's ("The Adderall Diaries") debut feature "Cherry," which premiered in the Panorama section of this year's Berlinale.

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    Forest Whitaker & Billy Bob Thornton Eye Roles In 'Out Of The Furnace' With Christian Bale

    Update: Relativity Media sent out an press release today. Forest Whitaker has officially joined the cast. No word on Billy Bob Thornton and with production imminent, our guess is his deal never came together.

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