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    Watch Clip From Doc "Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive" + Screening Date

    A doc we've been following, titled Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive, the two-part 2-hour long documentary (first part is called The Fatest, second is called The Legend) centers on the track phenom whose name is in the title.

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    Cannes Market 2012: Pattinson's 'Mission'; 'Coup,' 'Out of the Furnace,' 'Frankie Go Boom'

    Myriad projects across a range of budgets and genres will be announced and shopped at Cannes. But while some are completed, others are in earlier stages of development and may never see the light of day; having the right talent attached will help get them sold in territories around the world and get...

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    The Weinstein Company Pick Up Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut 'Quartet'; Tribeca Lands 'For Ellen' With Paul Dano

    It’s about that time, with Sundance and SXSW in the rearview, distributors both big and small are starting to snap up the promising titles that could possibly bring the fall a lot of prestige.

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    Watch: Video For Soundgarden's "Live To Rise" Features More 'Avengers' Footage, Old Dudes Rocking

    "It's such a different environment. In this day and age you don't have the monolithic record company with seemingly limitless resources and multimillion-dollar profits. They don't exist. Which is why a partnership like this exists. The movie company does have that, and they will pro...

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    Cannes Film Festival To Host Fundraising Event For Haiti - First Of Its Kind Since 1996

    Announced this morning... during its run this year, the Cannes Film Festival will host a fund-raising event for... Haiti.

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    Jon Favreau Reunites With Jason Bateman & Seth Gordon For 'Identity Thief'

    Seth Gordon’s latest directorial effort, with “Horrible Bosses” cohort Jason Bateman and “Bridesmaids” scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy in the leads, has steadily been coming together in recent months. And now set to hit next summer, it seems as if “Identity Theft&r...

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    This Is What David Cronenberg's 'Total Recall' Would Have Looked Like, Concept Art Revealed

    It's one of the great "what could have been" movies that will have to live on in our imagination. Before Paul Verhoeven's version that we already know and love, and the upcoming Len Wiseman-directed remake with Colin Farrell, David Cronenberg was once in line to direct "Total ...

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    Lionsgate Wants To Tap Further Into Urban Market; Forms Partnership w/ Jeff Clanagan/CodeBlack Enterprises

    You'll recall my conversation with Jeff Clanagan in which I asked about his being potentially courted by Hollywood studios, given the success his company has enjoyed recently with the releases of Kevin Hart's Laugh At My Pain, and Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the Seventh Day. 

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    American Black Film Festival Unveils 2012 Lineup ("The Undershepherd," "Ties That Bind," "Elza" Make The Cut)

    I'm expecting a full press release on this sooner than later, but in the meantime, lifted directly from the American Black Film Festival's website, here's the lineup for the festival's 2012 narrative and documentary feature film selections; you'll notice several familiar tit...

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    Watch: 5 Clips From 'Men In Black 3' Fail To Convince This Sequel Was Necessary

    Update: HitFix has a couple more you can watch below too.

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