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    Meet Brazil's Denzel Washington & The Country's 1st Telenovela Black Male Lead

    S&A reader Franz, who's been keeping me informed with some of the goings on in Brazil film and TV lately, tells me that Lazaro Ramos is the Denzel Washington of Brazil and his wife Tais Araujo is the country's Halle Berry. Oh, by the way, they are married... and just had a baby!

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    The Tale of Two Jeff Buckley Movies: Which One Will Win?

    So if Penn Badgley's playing Jeff Buckley, why did producer Orian Williams tell the Los Angeles Times that Badgley "is not involved with the film at all"?

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    Penn Badgley Will Play Jeff Buckley -- But It's Not a Biopic

    Penn Badgley will star as Jeff Buckley in "Greetings from Tim Buckley." Now in preproduction, the film will start shooting in August under the direction of Dan Algrant ("Naked in New York"). Algrant wrote the script with Emma Sheanshang and David Brendel.

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Fall Festival Wishlist, a Southern Gay Romance & More

    Today at indieWIRE, we rounded up what we hope will make it to festivals this fall, Eric Kohn churned out two new reviews and Pixar got everyone excited for November 27, 2013 (don't worry, it's not the apocalypse).

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    Cruz, Eisenberg, Gerwig and Woody Himself Lines Up for Allen's Latest, "The Bop Decameron"

    Woody Allen's projects are always chock-full of in-demand actors and his latest is no exception. Today Allen released the full cast for his next project, "The Bop Decameron." It's a doozy. Starring in alphabetical order are: Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jess...

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    "Dirty Girl" and "Buck" Win Provincetown Audience Awards

    "Dirty Girl" by Abe Sylvia took the Audience Award for best feature last night at the Provincetown International Film Festival, while Cindy Meehl's "Buck" took best doc at the Cape Cod festival. "Dirty Girl" had its U.S. debut at PIFF, which opened last Wednesday with Anne Renton’s "The Perfect Fami...

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    Here's the Teaser Trailer for Pedro Almodovar's "The Skin I Live In"

    Pedro Almodovar's latest film, "The Skin I Live In," is based on Thierry Jonque’s novel “Tarantula,” and follows crazed plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) who's using pig genes to create impenetrable human skin. He also keeps a strange woman captive in his home (although she does have...

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    Indiewire's Weekend Recap: Here Are Seven Stories You May Have Missed

    In case you were away from your computer this weekend (it was Father's Day!), here's a tidy package of our weekend coverage that includes reviews out of the Los Angeles Film Festival, a great interview between John Waters and Darren Aronofsky (together at last) and a weekend box office report that i...

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    Box Office: Docs "Page One" and "Buck" Make Decent Debuts; Searchlight's "Art" Does Not Get By

    Three Sundance acquisitions made their way to theaters this weekend, but only two have much to be pleased about.

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    Because it's Friday, Here's the Rob Zombie Woolite Commercial

    Is Rob Zombie an independent filmmaker? Sure, why not. He directed "House of 1000 Corpses" back in 2003 and "The Devil's Rejects" and in 2005 and they had a certain Herschell Gordon Lewis feel. Since then, he's been extraordinarily prolific if not terribly innovative -- but if you're gonna sell out,...

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