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    Warner Bros. Theater to Open at Smithsonian in February

    A new theater bearing the Warner Bros. studio name will open in February 2012 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. In addition to providing the grant to fund the theater's renovation, Warners will also partner with the Smithsonian Institute to present four pu...

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    Watch: Dead Tom Hanks Inspires His Son In New Trailer For 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close'

    So, what's a cinematic shorthand to wring the waterworks out of your audience? Take America's everyman Tom Hanks, put in the Twin Towers and then dial the calendar back to 9/11. Break out your Hankies folks (get it!?).

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    Zoe Kravitz & Sophie Okonedo In Talks To Join Will & Jaden Smith In "1000 A.E." Directed By M. Night Shyamalan

    Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are reportedly both in talks to join Will Smith and Jaden Smith in 1000 A.E., the scifi action/adventure movie that M. Night Shyamalan is attached to direct.

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    Andrew Stanton Explains 'John Carter' Name Change

    Many fanboys and literary fanatics became ruffled when Disney (and director Andrew Stanton) changed the name of this spring's Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation "John Carter of Mars" to simply, "John Carter." Apparently Stanton was in London to screen 20 minutes of footage from ...

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    Khan Or No Khan, Benicio Del Toro Won't Be In 'Star Trek' Sequel

    Benicio Del Toro's always seemed a little uneasy with the idea of stardom. He's been working in the big leagues, on-and-off, since "Licence To Kill" in 1989, and took a big leap up with his near-incomprehensible performance in "The Usual Suspects," but every time he steps towards the A-list, he seem...

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    Peter Jackson Announces Completion of Competing West Memphis Three Documentary

    Sometime over the past year it was revealed that Peter Jackson, the talented, Oscar-winning director behind the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy (and, more recently, the more morose "Lovely Bones"), had been a quiet, but very involved supporter of the West Memphis Three.

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    Clock Starts Ticking on '24' Movie

    It's been a fairly wild ride for 20th Century Fox and Brian Grazer's big screen version of the popular television series "24," which starred Kiefer Sutherland as a tough-as-nails counter-terrorist secret agent with a penchant for torturing people. After shooting down "Breach&q...

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    First Look At Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' & 'Man On Wire' Director James Marsh's 'Shadow Dancers'

    If Spike Lee's first feature film in four years (alliteration! and not counting the many documentaries he's done in that time) isn't enough to get you excited for Sundance, then we just don't know what to tell you.

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    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson In Talks To Star In Michael Bay's Dark Bodybuilding Comedy

    At this rate, Dwayne Johnson's IMDB *future* resume will soon start to look like Will Smith's, with oodles and oodles of projects he's attached to, that may or may not happen.

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    IFC Films Cozies to "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding" for N. America

    North American rights to Bruce Beresford's dramatic comedy, "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding" have been picked up by IFC Films. The feature, starring Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda, two-time Academy Award-nominee Catherine Keener, Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Olsen, Chace Crawfo...

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