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    Gary Oldman Has A Project About A Sex Addict He'd Like To Direct, Plans To Return Behind The Camera In 2013

    For nearly 30 years Gary Oldman has been unstoppable in front of the camera. Whether playing iconic roles, larger than life villains or smaller supporting parts the British actor can seemingly do anything. Last night the Film Society of Lincoln Center brought Oldman on stage in a career spanning con...

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    Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' Will Have A New Original Song Written For The Film Sung By Hugh Jackman

    When a director wins the Oscar for Best Director, what they choose for their next project is very interesting, and can say a lot about what they want to achieve in their career. Of course, for the likes of a Martin Scorsese or the Coen Brothers it's business as usual, but Danny Boyle used his ne...

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    Naomi Watts Replaces Jessica Chastain As Princess Diana In Oliver Hirschbiegel's Biopic 'Caught In Flight'

    It's almost impressive at this point that we've gotten this far down the line (nearly fifteen years after her death) without some kind of film focusing on the life of Princess Diana, the ill-fated tabloid sweetheart who married Prince Charles, the heir to the English throne, only for the mar...

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    Eye On Black Salute Event To Take Place During Academy Awards Weekend (Remember The "Black Oscars"?)

    Scheduled to take place during Oscar weekend (on February 24th) a special spotlight event in Hollywood called Eye on Black, which will see a group of black directors feted, including Ava DuVernay, Bill Duke, Haile gerima, Chris Robinson, and Debbie Allen.

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    Billy Connolly Joins 'The Hobbit' As Dwarf Warrior Dain Ironfoot

    So just how long and massive has the production on Peter Jackson's two-part, 3D "The Hobbit" been? Well, we're nearly at a year since it first went in front of cameras, it's still shooting and yes, still casting.

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    Sheldon Candis' Sundance 2012 Entry "LUV" (Starring Common) To be Acquired By Indomina

    Indomina Entertainment is reportedly close to a deal to acquire Sheldon Candis' Sundance Film Festival 2012 drama LUV (starring Common) - the one film that was on my short list of films to see at the festival that I wasn't able to (hence no review of it from me).

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    "The Island President" Forced Out of Office at Gunpoint; Doc Filmmakers Respond to Unrest in Maldives

    The star of upcoming documentary favorite "The Island President," charismatic Maldives president and climate change crusaser Mohammed Nasheed, was forced to resign from office at gunpoint on Tuesday, according to an Op-Ed written by Nasheed that was published by the New York Times today...

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    'Animal Kingdom' Star Sullivan Stapleton Scores Lead Role In The Untitled '300' Prequel

    From one "Animal Kingdom" star to another. Late last year, Aussie actor-of-the-moment Joel Edgerton ("Warrior") was rumored to be in line for several Warner Bros. projects including "The Man From U.N.C.L.E," and the untitled "300" prequel (sometimes known...

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    Mary Elizabeth Winstead To Star In Thriller 'The Darkness'

    While the buzz out of Sundance on Mary Elizabeth Winstead's performance in the alcoholism drama "Smashed" was overwhelmingly positive, it has yet to build into a enough of a groundswell where the actress will start getting parts for films outside the genre circuit. And thus, Winstead i...

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    Official Synopsis For 'Nymphomaniac' Arrives, Charlotte Gainsbourg Says Porn Actor Doubles Will Be Used

    Women have never had it easy in Lars Von Trier's films, which is maybe why he's had such a hard time keeping a consistent leading lady. And despite slicing off her clitoris in "Antichrist" and losing her shit as the world ends in "Melancholia," the director has found a mu...

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