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    George Lucas To Be Honored With Prestigious Vanguard Award At 43rd NAACP Image Awards

    No comment on this one from me; but given how much the man (George Lucas) and the film (Red Tails) have been discussed on S&A in recent weeks, I'm sure you folks will have something to say about it, so don't let me stop you :)

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    Film Movement Acquires 'Off White Lies'

    Film Movement has acquired North American rights to Maya Kenig's Israeli father-daughter drama "Off White Lies."

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    Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Reveals Complete Lineup; 'The Intouchables' To Open

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Unifrance Films have announced the full lineup for the 17th edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema (March 1-11), their joint annual showcase of contemporary French cinema that plays at the Film Society, the IFC Center and BAMcinematek.

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    Ponsoldt's Sundance Hit 'Smashed' Heads to SPC, Stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul

    Sony Pictures Classics has grabbed James Ponsoldt's "Smashed," which had its premiere at Sundance. The film stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead ("The Thing," "Scott Pilgrim") and Aaron Paul ("Break Bad") as an alcoholic married couple, Kate and Charlie...

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    Magnolia Acquires Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley Doc Ahead Of Berlin Premiere

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to "Marley," Kevin Macdonald's doc on the life of legendary musician Bob Marley. The film is set to premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next week, and will have its North American premiere at SXSW in March.

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    Watch: Pedro Almodovar Models For Missoni & Features In Bizarre Video Ad Campaign

    After making his leading ladies look gorgeous in film after film, it looks like someone decided that director Pedro Almodovar should get the model treatment.

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    Roland Joffe's 'Singularity' With Josh Hartnett Runs Into Legal & Financial Woes, May Not Be Completed

    We'll be totally honest, we kind of completely forgot this movie existed or was even happening, although with this latest bit of news, perhaps it's no surprise. But let's recap a bit, shall we? In the works since '90s, and originally set to star Brendan Fraser and Aishwarya Rai, filming finally got ...

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    Abel Ferrara Reaffirms His Dominque Strauss-Kahn Pic With Gerard Depardieu Will Shoot In June (Producers Are Not So Certain)

    Abel Ferrara continues to insist disgraced French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be the inspiration for an upcoming film. First revealed at the tail end of last year, reports surfaced that the director was looking at Gerard Depardieu and Isabelle Adjani to star in a movie that will use the S...

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    Might Denzel Washington Be Pairing Up With Al Pacino for "Othello"?

    He played Othello on stage in college many years ago at Fordham University, and he just might be doing it again, this time teaming up Al Pacino as Iago.

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    Al Pacino Get Animated, Replaces Javier Bardem As Villain Of 'Despicable Me 2'

    At this point, it's easier to name the actors who haven't lent their voices to a big CGI animated film than it is to name the ones who have. Ever since Robin Williams played the genie in "Aladdin" back in 1992, stars have been a key part of bringing audiences into big-screen cartoo...

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