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    'Wanted 2' Coming with Shocking Twist, Says Director Bekmambetov

    How to write a sequel for a hit film that kills off its best characters? Even though Angelina Jolie said no to bringing her character back to life, Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov has found a way for "Wanted." On the promo circuit for "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," the director says that the...

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    Sundance Institute Chooses Documentary Edit and Story Lab Participants

    The Sundance Institute has chosen 24 fellows representing nine films to participate in the 2012 Documentary Edit and Story Labs taking place this June and July at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The nine-day labs bring rising filmmakers together with experienced editors and directors to assist and spee...

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    Watch: Viola Davis & Maggie Gyllenhaal 'Won't Back Down' In 4 Clips From The Education Drama

    With her performances in “Doubt” and “The Help” both garnering her deserved Oscar buzz, actress Viola Davis quickly attached herself to another awards season hopeful, the education-reform drama “Won't Back Down.” Apparently 20th Century Fox believes so too, an...

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    Watch: 6 Clips From 'Savages' Offer Extended Look At Plot & Amplified Performances

    After a string of biopics, a documentary, and a decent “Wall Street” sequel, it's clear Oliver Stone is ready to return to his special, sun-soaked universe -- one where the violent atmosphere infuses every frame and its characters' swaggering personalities aren't too far behi...

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    It's Official: Mike Tyson's 1-Man Show Will Play On Broadway This Fall w/ Spike Lee Directing

    It was revealed (but not confirmed) last week that Mike Tyson's Las Vegas one-man show, The Undisputed Truth, would be heading to Broadway under Spike Lee's direction.

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    New AFI Communications Exec Hails from K Street, Helped HBO's 'Veep'

    What many in Hollywood don't know about the American Film Institute's new Communications vice-president Jennifer Hoelzer, who is moving from Washington, D.C. to start her new L.A. job on July 16--is that she was a primary source for HBO's comedy series "Veep." No wonder the show rings true.

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    Award-Winning Doc 'The Witches Of Gambaga' Now For Sale On DVD

    A controversial documentary we have profiled in the recent past - The Witches of Gambaga - is now available to buy on DVD, in both PAL and NTSC formats. To purchase, go to the production company's website HERE and follow the simple instructions to buy a DVD easily via PayPal, credit ca...

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    Watch First Trailer For 'Les Seigneurs' ('The Lords') - Omar Sy's Next Film

    Watch First Trailer For 'Les Seigneurs' ('The Lords') - Omar Sy's Next Film

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    Leonardo DiCaprio Gets A Wife In Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

    From a Tony nomination to playing Leonardo DiCaprio's wife in a film directed by Martin Scorsese -- as far as career boosts go, it doesn't get much better.

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    Watch Vanessa Williams, Rockmond Dunbar In Clips From Roger Bobb's Debut "Raising Izzie"

    Former Executive Vice President of Tyler Perry Studios, Roger Bobb, who left the company earlier last year to start his own film production company called Bobcat Films, is making his feature film directorial debut with a project titled Raising Izzie - a film that's based on the grand-prize...

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