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    Ridley Scott To Direct Cormac McCarthy's 'The Counselor'

    Well, that didn't take long. Nearly two weeks after Cormac McCarthy sold his first spec script titled "The Counselor," Deadline reports it now has a director in Ridley Scott. Hooray? 

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    British Reality TV Grad Samantha Barks Beats Taylor Swift To Role Of Eponine In Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'

    While, generally speaking, fans of the stage show have been positive about the cast that's been shaping up for "Les Miserables," Tom Hooper's follow-up to his Oscar-winning "The King's Speech," which sees him adapt the long running musical version of Victor Hugo's...

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    Common Joins Louis Leterrier's Magician Heist Movie 'Now You See Me'

    While making the rounds for his Sundance drama "LUV," rapper/actor/chick magnet Common told Movieline (via Shadow & Act) that he's joined the cast of Louis Leterrier's awesome-sounding magician heist movie "Now You See Me." "I'm about to film this movie calle...

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    Justin Timberlake To Romance Amy Adams In Clint Eastwood Vehicle 'Trouble With The Curve'

    Say what you like about Justin Timberlake, the man is serious about his acting. The former boy-bander started to gain grudging respect of film fans with small turns in films like "Alpha Dog" and "Black Snake Moan," before winning over many thanks to his supporting role in David F...

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    SnagFilms Acquires Digital Rights to "Kinyarwanda"

    SnagFilms has acquired digital rights to "Kinyarwanda," winner of the World Cinema Audience Award at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film is nominated for three NAACP Image Awards, including Outstanding Independent Motion Picture, Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Mo...

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    Common Joins Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Woody Harrelson In Heist Thriller "Now You See Me"

    I did this film called Pawn, an independent starring Michael Chiklis, Forest Whitaker, and Ray Liotta. It’s a cool suspense thriller about these people who hijack a diner, and I play a negotiator. I’m about to film this movie called Now You See Me, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Is...

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    "Espoir Voyage" By Burkinabe Director Michel Zongo Gets Poster & Full Synopsis Prior To Berlin Debut

    Titled Espoir Voyage (direct translation would be Hope Voyage, or Hope Travel, or more than likely, Voyage Of Hope) by Burkinabe filmmaker Michel K Zongo, it'll make its international debut at the Berlin International Film Festival next month, in the Forum section... as I announced in my in...

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    '4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days' Director Cristian Mungiu Finally Returning With Madness/Exorcism-Based Genre Flick

    It's been a long five years since "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days." The Cristian Mungiu-directed drama took the Cannes Film Festival by storm in 2007, winning the coveted Palme d'Or prize and the FIPRESCI Award and essentially ushered in the Romanian New Wave (which depending on...

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    Brazilian Martial Arts/Capoeira Actioner "Besouro" Will Screen At Pan African Film Festival In LA In February

    Besouro was a Shadow And Act Film Find feature in 2009, with a trailer that thrilled just about everyone who saw it – or at least, peaked interest. So, we’ve been on this one for awhile now, alerting you to any and all opportunities to see the film, which never received a stateside ...

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    Producers Say 'The Class' Director Laurent Cantet's 'Foxfire' Being Prepped For TIFF Premiere

    Yeah, we know. We're as surprised as you are. The last we hard about French filmmaker Laurent Cantet's adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates' "Foxfire" was when it was announced over a year ago. We were excited by the prospect of the director behind the fantastic Palme d'Or-winni...

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