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    Houston's Funeral To Be Streamed Online Saturday

    Though Whitney Houston's family announced that there will be no public funeral or memorial service (at this time though there might be one scheduled later) for her fans to attend, preferring to keep it a private affair, that doesn't mean that people won't be able to express their f...

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    IN THE WORKS: TWC Casts Streep, Roberts To Lead Adaptation of 'August: Osage County'

    Coming off a strong year and an even hotter awards season, with “The Artist,” “My Week With Marilyn” and “The Iron Lady” already awarded and still in contention for Oscars, The Weinstein Company (TWC) today confirmed casting for the film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and To...

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    Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman, Mila Kunis, John Cusack & David Oyelowo Sought For Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    Lee Daniels certainly knows how to draw in the stars. After breaking through with his low budget indie "Precious," which found people like Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey and Mo'Nique appearing, the director (after a highly publicized stalled project in "Selma" -- which we'll...

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    Oprah Winfrey "Eyeing" Role In Lee Daniels' White House Drama "The Butler" (David Oyelowo Wanted For Lead)

    She did say she was committed to returning to acting, and was talking to directors like Tyler Perry, Jonathan Demme and Lee Daniels, so this shouldn't be a surprise. She was bound to appear in one of their films sooner or later.

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    Trailer - "The Start Of Dreams" (Inspiring Kenny Leon Doc On The Importance Of Theater As An Art Form)

    Featuring a premiere cast of actors like Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and Phylicia Rashad, Viola Davis, Anthony Mackie, Jasmine Guy and others, director Kenny Leon's The Start of Dreams is the story of the award-winning director bringing aspiring teenage actors to a Broadway st...

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    Weinstein Company Dates Brad Pitt's Crime Comedy 'Cogan's Trade' For September 21

    The wait is almost over for fans of a sophomore collaboration between Brad Pitt and his 'Assassination Of Jesse James' director Andrew Dominik (it's been five years since that film and we were just celebrating the return of this excellent filmmaker). It's one of our most anticipated ...

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    Jim Brown Biopic In Development. Who Should Play Him?

    Producer Hal Lieberman (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Vacancy) has acquired rights to football legend/actor Jim Brown's life story for a feature film that will be written by Bob Eisele (The Great Debaters) and directed by Jonathan Hock, (primarily a director of documentaries...

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    Official Poster For "Marley" ("Sure To Become The Definitive Documentary On The Life Of Bob Marley")

    Magnolia Pictures will release Academy Award-winner Kevin Macdonald's Bob Marley documentary Marley, on Friday, April 20th, launching day and date on all VOD and digital platforms.

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    Producer Of "Sparkle" Remake Says He Will Adapt Into Broadway Musical

    Welll... Dreamgirls was a Broadway success (it was a Broadway musical before the film adaptation in 2006), so why not Sparkle, right? In fact, wasn't the original Sparkle movie (released in 1976) an inspiration for the initial Dreamgirls Broadway production of 1981?

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