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    Forest Whitaker Reveals Plot Specifics For "The Butler" + Talks Kony Project & More...

    Was reading THIS Vanity Fair profile of Forest Whitaker and picked up some items worth repeating here on S&A; specifically about projects Whitaker is attached to star in/direct.

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    'Maleficent' Starring Angelina Jolie Takes March 14, 2014 Release Date

    If ain't broke, don't fix it. While "John Carter" and "Mars Needs Moms" didn't exactly match the billion dollar success of Disney's 2010 spring entry "Alice In Wonderland," the studio is sticking with March as their early season tentpole date, and are ho...

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    Steve Carell Will Have 'Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' With 'The Kids Are All Right' Director Lisa Cholodenko

    So what do you do after you've helmed what is arguably the most successful film of your career? If you're Lisa Cholodenko, the co-writer and director behind "The Kids Are All Right," you use that momentum to try something brand new. Last spring, she signed on to helm an adaptation ...

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    'Ender's Game' Moves To November 1, 2013; 'Red Lights' Will Turn On July 13th

    Some movement on a major franchise and a smaller-scale horror flick, so adjust your calendars accordingly....

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    NYU Student Wins $50,000 from Tribeca & Sloan Foundation in Second Annual Best Screenplay Prize

    At a special awards ceremony cohosted by the Tribeca Film Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, it was announced that NYU student Grainger David was selected as the second annual Sloan Student Grand Jury Prize for Screenplay, a contest that names the best science-themed screenplay from any o...

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    Chris Weitz Gets Literary, Writing Post-Apocalyptic Trilogy Of Novels Starting With 'The Young World' In 2014

    Chris Weitz knows a thing or two about franchises. He helped kick off the "American Pie" series, dipped his toes in "The Twilight Saga" with "New Moon" and tried get things moving with "The Golden Compass," a less-than-pleasurable experience that he has spoken...

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    Black Public Media's Paid 12-Wk Digital Media Arts Fellowship For Producers Of African Descent (Deadline Imminent)

    News on the march...! I first posted this in February; here's a reminder, as you've got exactly 1 week to submit your applications if you haven't and are interested:

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    Doc Community Responds to Laura Poitras' Report of Unjust Treatment

    This weekend, in a post on his popular political blog, Salon's Glenn Greenwald posted a story about the ways that the Department of Homeland Security has routinely intimidated and violated the fourth amendment rights of documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, who is currently at work on the third of he...

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    Martin Scorsese Meeting With More Writers For Brewing Sinatra Biopic; Says He Could Go With An Unknown For The Lead

    While Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will be re-upping their bromance this summer, shooting the financial world drama "The Wolf Of Wall Street," one of the many brewing projects the director has bubbling in the background is his long gestasting biopic on the Chairman Of The Board, F...

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    Contest: 5 DVD Copies Of Music Doc 'The Sun Came Out' Featuring Neil Finn, Members Of Radiohead, Wilco & More

    What happens when you wrangle some of the finest, most critically acclaimed musicians today, fly them to New Zealand and get them to collaborate on an album and live concert? Well, you'll find out in the music documentary "The Sun Came Out," a look behind the curtain at a pretty phenom...

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