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    "There's 24 Of Us, Only 1 Comes Out": The New Trailer For 'Hunger Games'

    The "Hunger Games" will begin in just over a month, and Lionsgate will either have the next big teen franchise on their hands...or not. Fans have been very vocal, concerned and excited in equal measure for the adaptation of their beloved books by Suzanne Collins (yep, "Catching Fire&q...

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    Will Smith, Russell Crowe Take Supporting Roles In Akiva Goldsman's Magical Realism Directorial debut

    When was the last time Will Smith played a supporting character in any movie? Certainly not very recently. I think The Legend Of Bagger Vance was probably the last time, in the year 2000. Although he WAS Bagger Vance, the title character; but it was one of those good ol' magical Negro tales...

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    Lesley Manville, Damian Lewis & Stellan Skarsgard Round Out Cast For Carlo Carlei's 'Romeo And Juliet'

    Last year's Best Actress nominee Lesley Manville (for "Another Year"), "Homeland" star Damian Lewis and everyone's favorite character actor Stellan Skarsgard have rounded out the cast for Carlo Carlei's latest adaptation of Shakespeare's "Romeo And ...

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    First Look At Isabelle Huppert In Hong Sang Soo's 'In Another Country,' Being Prepped For Cannes

    While Berlin gears up to take place in about a week, with SXSW following next month, all eyes are on Cannes in May. Over the next couple of months, rumor, speculation and, eventually, official confirmation will arrive about who will be making the trek to the Croisette. Walter Salles' "On Th...

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    Celebrate the Fighting Spirit This Super Bowl Weekend: Indiewire @ Hulu

    As the New York Giants face off against the New England Patriots at the Super Bowl this weekend for the NFL championship, Indiewire's curation of Hulu's Documentaries page offers a look into the dreams of victory of a number of other athletes. The fighting spirit shines through in the inspir...

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    Watch: That Dubbed Trailer 'Red Lights' Is Now Available In English For Your Viewing Pleasure

    One of the most divisive films from the recent Sundance Film Festival seemed to be "Red Lights," from "Buried" director Rodrigo Cortes. The filmmaker's sophomore effort touted an impressive cast, including Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, Cillian Murphy and Elizabeth Ol...

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    Paladin to Release 'Otter 501'

    Paladin announced today that it will release "Otter 501." The film is a documentary/narrative hybrid that chronicles the rescue of an orphaned baby otter, told through the Facebook video posts of its rescuer.

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    Will Crowe and Neeson Face Off in Aronofsky's 'Noah's Ark'

    Christian Bale is a no-go for Darren Aronofsky's "Noah's Ark," but Russell Crowe may be taking the helm as Noah. Word is, Aronofsky is eyeing both Crowe and Liam Neeson for the biblical retelling with Crowe as the good guy and Neeson the bad...

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    'Oslo, August 31st' Helmer Joachim Trier Preps English-Language 'Louder Than Bombs'; Film Will Shoot In The U.S.

    We're unabashed fans of Norwegian helmer Joachim Trier here at The Playlist. Having studied at the National Film and Television School in the UK, Trier made a storming feature debut in 2006 with "Reprise," which followed two young aspiring novelists (and which we named our favorite film of 2008 when...

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    Julia Roberts & Meryl Streep May Combine Powers In September To Finally Shoot 'August: Osage County'

    We're surprised this hasn't happened sooner, but the delay has not been for a lack of trying. On paper, the pairing of Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep is a no brainer, but in reality it's been hard to pull off. Way back in 2010, the pair signed up to star in "August: Osage County,&qu...

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