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    Rohan Marley Says No Actor Can Play Bob Marley In A Movie... Except His Sons

    The long struggle to get a Bob Marley film made has been well documented on Shadow And Act (I recommend reading this post for the details: http://bit.ly/hEs4jj). What we have ended up with after all that is Kevin Macdonald's documentary MARLEY, which will world premiere at the Berlin Intern...

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    Inspired By Haitian Director Raoul Peck, Norwegians Set Up Fund To Back Films From "Developing Countries"

    With the 2012 submission deadline being just 3 days away, we are obviously late on this but I only just found out about it.

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    "Black Stereotypes In Film" At Northwestern U This Thursday

    New York based filmmaker and blogger Katherine Nero will make her historical presentation and analysis of black stereotypes in film this Thursday Feb. 16th from 7-9PM at Northwestern University in Evanston IL.

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    Author Chimamanda Adichie On Adaptation Of "Half Of A Yellow Sun": "I'm Not At All Involved In The Production"

    I know Tambay has been pursuing an interview with Chimamanda Adichie to talk about the controversy surrounding the casting of the film (I'm talking about Thandie Newton) that will be based on her book, but hasn't been able to lock one down he tells me. So I thought I would share this pi...

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    Hammer CEO Teases Reboots Of 'Dracula' & 'Quatermass' Franchises, As Well As A Monster Movie Like 'The Abominable Snowman'

    Anyone who saw last weekend's surprise hit "The Woman in Black" knows that it was a step in the right direction for Hammer Films studio. After a string of woefully underseen, contemporary set horror films (among them the wonderful vampire tale "Let Me In" and the pervy H...

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    Evan Rachel Wood & Mads Mikkelsen Will Take Part In 'The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman'

    It seems the return of Shia LaBeouf to "The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman" has kicked the movie back into motion. The actor originally joined back in 2010 and was later replaced by Zac Efron, but last month LaBeouf climbed back into the lead less than two weeks later, and two more ...

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    Badly Drawn Boy's 15-Song Original Soundtrack To 'Being Flynn' Arrives February 28

    Here’s the old, but good news in case you forgot: Damon Gough – aka, knit-cap wearing singer-songwriter Badly Drawn Boy – reteamed with director Paul Weitz to compose the songs for his upcoming adaptation of Nick Flynn's memoirs, "Another Bullshit Night In Suck City,&...

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    Tom Hiddleston & Anna Paquin Join Elijah Wood In Noir 'Black Wings Has My Angel'

    They say patience is a virtue, and in the world of film development, that's especially true. While "Black Wings Has My Angel" may seem new, this one has actually been brewing since around 2007. A couple of years ago, Elijah Wood signed on to the lead role in the hardboiled pic and then word when qui...

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    RIP Whitney Houston

    I'm in total shock right now; just as much as I was when it was announced that Michael Jackson had died. *Sigh* Don Cornelius died just a week or so ago and now this.

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    Evan Parke Joins Cast Of Quentin Tarantino’s Slave Revenge Film "Django Unchained"

    Evan Parke has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino’s highly-anticipated DJANGO UNCHAINED.

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