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    Idris Elba To Play Nelson Mandela In Adaptation Of 'Long Walk To Freedom'

    There has been no shortage of portrayals of freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, and given his courageous story, which still resonates and inspires to this day, it's not exactly a surprise. But the past few years have seen an uptick of the man on screens, both big and small. Of course, Morgan Freeman...

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    First Look At Bruce Willis & Jai Courtney As Father & Son In 'A Good Day To Die Hard'

    While we probably would've preferred one of the other contenders like Ben Foster, Paul Dano or Aaron Paul to roll with Bruce Willis in "A Good Day To Die Hard," we will say this about Jai Courtney: he at least looks like he could be John McClane's son. More so than the other guys a...

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    Discuss: With A New Trailer Arriving, Does 'Brave' Mark The Start Of A New Act For Pixar?

    For a company unaccustomed to anything but bountiful praise and spectacular box office, 2011 must have been a little tough for Pixar. This is a relative term: while "Cars 2" might have had the company's lowest ever admissions domestically (and second lowest gross), it performed well ov...

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    William Fichtner Replaces Dwight Yoakam As Villain In 'The Lone Ranger'

    When the awesome Dwight Yoakam had to drop out of the villain role in the upcoming "The Lone Ranger," we wondered who and how they would be able to fill in that gap. He has a particular screen presence that few can fill. But it seems we forgot about William Fucking Fichtner.

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    Paramount and Bad Robot Extend First-Look Deal to Late 2015

    Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Productions are extending their exclusive first-look agreement through the end of 2015. Why wouldn't they? If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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    Steve McQueen's "Shame" (Michael Fassbender, Nicole Beharie) on Blu Ray April 17th

    One of the most debated about films of the year, especially ad-nauseam on this site, Steve McQueen's sophomore film Shame, finally comes to Blu Ray on April 17th. The disc special features will include: Focus on Michael Fassbender, Director Steve McQueen, The Story of Shame, A Shared Vision, Fox...

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    Watch: Sinister & Intriguing Trailer For 'The Imposter'; Indomnia Picks Up Film In The U.S.

    Simple indentity theft or is it something much more sinister? There’s been a lot of talk about the documentary, “The Imposter” since it debuted at Sundance earlier this year. Hell, the intriguing premise had us and others talking about it before it was even screened. Here...

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    Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From The Oscars For Proposing To Attend Red Carpet As 'The Dictator' Character

    Well, this is probably not the way he saw this going down. The message is clear: do not fuck with the Academy or you will be left the last one not laughing.

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    The "I" is Dropped In Tyler Perry's "I, Alex Cross" Movie

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted an entry announcing Summit Entertainment's plans to open Tyler Perry's I, Alex Cross flick on October 26, 2012!

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    With 'Akira' On Hold, Warner Bros Will Try Adapting The Manga 'Bleach' Instead; Peter Segal To Produce & Possibly Direct

    Guess you can't blame them for trying, and it seems they really want to bring a manga to the big screen in one way or another. So with "Akira" dropping back into development (hell), Warner Bros. are turning their eyes to another manga property in the hopes they can get a tentpole out o...

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