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    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Stars In Philip Ridley's Stage Play "The Pitchfork Disney"

    British actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) has a starring role as titular character Cosmo Disney in the Arcola Theatre's production of Philip Ridley's The Pitchfork Disney.

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    Joe Carnahan To Direct 'Cross Brothers'; Ralph Fiennes & Bryan Singer Sought For 'Imitation Game' & David Yates Takes 'A Reliable Wife'

    Very occasionally, the trades do something known in the journalism trade as "burying the lede" -- dropping a hint of a separate story in a piece about something else entirely, which can often be passed over at first glance. As it turns out, there's been a couple of examples of thi...

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    Russell Crowe & Liam Neeson Circle Darren Aronofsky's Biblical Epic 'Noah'

    First it was Christian Bale, but then he got preoccupied with two Terrence Malick films (not bad work if you can get it. Then the idea of Michael Fassbender was floated around, but as much as we love Fassy, we know in the eyes of studios he can’t float a $130 million dollar ambitious epic &nda...

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    The Artist Formerly Known As Mos Def Will Play Ordell Robbie In Prequel To "Jackie Brown"

    I remember a prequel being announced back in 2010; at the time there wasn't much info on it - definitely not who would star. 

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    Samantha Morton & Amy Adams Line Up Untitled Spike Jonze Romance Starring Joaquin Phoenix & Carey Mulligan

    It has been three, far too long years since Spike Jonze's last feature film, the wonderful "Where The Wild Things Are" and while various videos and shorts he's done in the interim -- including "I'm Here" and "Scenes From The Suburbs" -- were nice holdovers, ...

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    Joe Johnston Is 'Not Safe For Work'

    While it remains to be seen if Joe Johnston will return to the director's chair for the inevitable sequel to "Captain America: The First Avengers" -- which according to Neal McDonough (aka Dum Dum Dugan) may shoot at the end of the year -- the helmer is taking a microbudget project tha...

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    Matt Dentler is Leaving FilmBuff to Join iTunes

    Matt Dentler is leaving Cinetic Rights Management's FilmBuff to join iTunes, where he'll oversee partnerships with independent film partners. As head of programming at FilmBuff, Dentler managed the VOD releases of titles like the Polish Bros. title "For Lovers Only" and Ed Bur...

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    Ed Harris To Join Dwayne Johnson In Michael Bay's 'Pain And Gain'

    Here's the simple fact: Ed Harris makes anything he appears in worth watching. Last weekend's "Man On A Ledge," where he starred as a villainous Manhattan real estate developer (aren't they all?), found him delightfully chewing the scenery of a film wheezing from its thin premi...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Nabs Jacques Audiard's 'Rust and Bone'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Latin American and Eastern European rights to Jacques Audiard's recently wrapped romantic mystery "Rust and Bone," from Hengameh Panahi of Celluloid Dreams.

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