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    Shocker: Michael Bay Casts Supermodel Bar Paly As Female Lead In 'Pain And Gain'; Tony Shalhoub Also Joins

    Oh, Michael Bay, you're just too predictable. After making Megan Fox parade around in skimpy clothes for no particular reason before cameras even rolled on 'Transformers' and later replacing her with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, a model he shot in the desert for Victoria's Secret befor...

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    Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch & Ben Foster To Suit Up As Navy SEALs In Peter Berg's 'Lone Survivor'

    "It was pretty obvious to me [Universal] weren't jumping head over heels to make a war film in the Middle East right now," Peter Berg said way back in 2009. "So they said, 'What if you give us 'Battleship' for July 2011, and we guarantee you'll follow with ...

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    Jafar Panahi Awaits Prison, As Iran Celebrates Oscar Win and New "Film" Opens

    After the Oscar win for "A Separation" and the release, starting this Wednesday, of Jafar Panahi's "This Is Not a Film" at the Film Forum, fans of Iranian cinema are probably celebrating. But let's not forget: Panahi remains in the same virtual prison seen in his trium...

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    'Project X' Soundtrack Features Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nas & More

    It's one thing to make a comedy about reckless teenage debauchery, but if "Project X" doesn't sell the audience that this is some truly unbridled mayhem, none of it works. That's why every ingredient is crucial, and wisely, the folks behind the film have delivered a soundtrack ...

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    Elizabeth Olsen The Latest Actress Offered The Role Of Marie In Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake

    While Spike Lee and the team behind "Oldboy" haven't yet found their leading lady, you gotta at least respect that they are going for some pretty solid talent. Rooney Mara was the first one to be offered the female lead in the film, before passing on it while Mia Wasikowska was al...

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    Robert Redford & Diane Keaton To Star In 'The Most Wonderful Time' Yet Another Ensemble Holiday Movie

    It's hard to belive that despite all the illustrious leading men Diane Keaton has starred with in the course of her career -- Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty -- she somehow never crossed paths with Robert Redford. And while it's kind of exciting the...

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    SXSW Buys Begin: Strand Buys 'Crazy Eyes' Starring Lukas Haas

    Strand Releasing has acquired US rights to Adam Sherman’s "Crazy Eyes," which will have its world premiere at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival.

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    Paramount Will Follow-Up The Oscar-Winning Weirdness Of 'Rango' With...Another 'SpongeBob Squarepants' Movie

    Well, it was only a matter of time before Paramount announced plans for a new animated film. After all, the studio's last animated feature, Gore Verbinski's bizarro western "Rango," picked up the Best Animated Feature Oscar on Sunday, besting beloved independent features and two box office juggernau...

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    Former 'Thor 2' Director Brian Kirk Takes Robert Ludlum's 'The Osterman Weekend'

    You would think with the massive success of the Bourne franchise, studios would be falling over themselves to develop anything by Robert Ludlum to the big screen but it has been slow going. Outside that series, the last Ludlum property to get produced was the TV mini "Covert One: The Hades Fact...

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    TWC's "Bully" Plot Thickens, Theater Owners Threaten NC-17 Treatment

    The Weinsteins have encountered a new hurdle with their documentary "Bully."

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