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    'Hemingway & Gellhorn' Debuts in Cannes and on HBO: Kidman & Owen Talk Sex and Hemingway's Boots

    Philip Kaufman's "Hemingway & Gellhorn" will premiere out of competition in Cannes before its Monday, May 28 debut on HBO. It stars Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen as the titular pair, as well as Peter Coyote ("Erin Brockovich"), David Strathairn ("Good Night and Good Luck"), Molly Parker ("The Road"),...

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    Watch: Ridley Scott & Damon Lindelof Talk Extraterrestrial Life, Reveal Bits Of New 'Prometheus' Footage In TV Spot & Featurette

    Now that we're promised sci-fi violence, some intense images, and a smattering of brief language, 20th Century Fox is now ramping its “Prometheus” marketing into overdrive to try and ensure an audience sees the damn thing. Not that the film's smart campaign hasn't been incred...

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    Cannes Market Watch: Polanski to Direct Period Thriller 'D,' on Dreyfus Affair

    Roman Polanski's next indie-financed film will be the political thriller “D,” based on the 19th century political scandal Dreyfus Affair in France.

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    Watch: 30-Second TV Spot Teases 'The Amazing Spider-Man' NBC Super-Preview on May 14th

    Say what you will about “The Expendables 2,” at least they trotted out some amusing persuasion from Terry Crews to advertise the micro-teaser for that film. That's not the case with “The Amazing Spider-Man,” increasingly looking like the kid brother next to this summer...

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    Roman Polanski Will Take on the Dreyfus Affair

    Roman Polanski will make his next film about “one of the most sensational political scandals and miscarriages of justice in history.” But no, it’s not autobiographical.

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    Roman Polanski To Direct Dreyfus Affair Drama 'D'

    While his personal/legal affairs unfortuantely continue to overshadow the late stage career of Roman Polanski, he continues to solider on, taking on challenging, intriguing fare. Last fall he delivered the drama/satire "Carnage," the big-screen version of the acclaimed play "God Of Ca...

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    "A Thousand Words" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD June 26

    The very troubled Eddie Murphy comedy A Thousand Words, which opened to terrible reviews and worse box office earlier this year, will come out on blu-ray DVD on June 26th from Paramount Home Video.

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    Stephen Frears Frontrunner To Direct Freddie Mercury Biopic Starring Sacha Baron Cohen

    With Sacha Baron Cohen heading back into theaters next week with another loudly accented, outrageous comic character creation, it's easy to forget he has aspirations beyond comedy. For a couple of years now he's been attached to a biopic about late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury boasting a s...

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    Luke Evans Nabs Villain Role In 'Fast & Furious 6'

    Over the past few days rumors have been flying wildly around the web that Universal, impressed with Rihanna's performance in "Battleship," were going to slot her in the villain role in the brewing "Fast & Furious 6." The reports originated from the U.K.'s The Sun pape...

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    'Brave' Soundtrack Features Mumford & Sons, Emma Thompson & Julie Fowlis

    Details are starting to squeak by in the lead-up to the June 22nd launch of Disney/Pixar's newest bauble, "Brave." The first details of the "Brave" soundtrack (it will be released physically, unlike "Toy Story 3" and "Up" which were exclusively digital downloads) have emerged from Amazon (via Upcomi...

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