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    French Nouveau-Blaxploitation Film "Black" Now Available In The USA (Streaming On Netflix)

    The film is called Black… nothing more, just Black.

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    IFC Films and Sundance Selects Pick Up U.S. Rights to Cannes Premiere 'On the Road'

    IFC Films and sister distributor Sundance Selects have jointly acquired all U.S. rights to the Walter Salles-directed adaptation of “On the Road” for a fall theatrical release. The long-in-the-works project, adapted from Jack Kerouac’s classic autobiographical novel by Jose Rivera,...

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    Paula Patton To Headline David Talbert’s “Baggage Claim” (Fox Searchlight Apparently Back In Black Film Biz)

    This is a project that's been in the works since 2010, which was when we first announced it; at the time, Taraji P. Henson was reportedly in talks to star in the movie - playwright/director David E. Talbert's rom-com, Baggage Claim, based on his best-selling debut novel about ...

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    Roland Emmerich's 'White House Down' Gets Inaugurated With A November 1, 2013 Release Date; 'Singularity' Moved Back

    So which White House-set thriller do you want to see? Roland Emmerich's "White House Down" or the Gerard Butler starring "White House Taken" (that's right, they changed it from "Olympus Has Fallen")? Well, with both movies racing into production it looks like th...

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    'Kick-Ass 2' Actually Happening, Jeff Wadlow To Direct, Cast In Talks To Return

    Well, a stopped clock is right twice a day. After two years of pretty much bullshit from "Kick-Ass" creator Mark Millar, it looks like his talk that "Kick-Ass 2" would shoot this summer is actually becoming a reality.

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    Sundance Institute Selects 13 Projects For June Directors and Screenwriters Labs

    The list includes 2 filmmakers and their short films we've covered quite a bit on this site, that are on their way to becoming feature films - Jonas Carpignano (A Chjàna), and Cutter Hodierne (Fishing Without Nets).

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    Obviously: Disney Honcho Bob Iger Confirms 'The Avengers 2' Is In Development

    $200 million and change opening weekend in North America. Over $700 million worldwide. Of course, there's going to be a sequel to "The Avengers."

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    David Slade To Direct Wilderness Thriller 'Villain' Penned By 'Robocop' Writer Josh Zetumer

    Well, with that "Daredevil" movie he signed up to direct last year still in need of a finished script (Marvel recently hired David James Kelly to take a crack at it), David Slade is going to go off and make something in the meantime, and it sounds like something a little more "Hard Ca...

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    SFIFF: Kenneth Branagh Receives Directing Award, Says 'Macbeth' May Be His Next Shakespeare Adaptation

    At the recently concluded San Francisco International Film Festival, Kenneth Branagh was awarded the annual Founder’s Directing Award. Preceding a screening of the director’s 1991 film “Dead Again,” Branagh spoke to Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of the the California Shakespeare Theater, about...

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    Cannes Market: Cassavetes Goes Gritty for Kristen Stewart's 'Cali'; Plot Revolves Around Faux Snuff Film

    Nick Cassavetes, known best for delivering one of the greatest chick flicks ever -- "The Notebook" -- is back to some grittier material; the "Alpha Dog" director is set to helm "Cali," reports Variety. Kristen Stewart will star (and co-exec produce) as one of a pair of ...

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