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    Disney Lines Up Black List Script 'Saving Mr. Banks' About Making Of 'Mary Poppins'; Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep Eyed To Star

    There's been a trend of late on the Black List, of scripts that, due to various rights issues, stand little chance of ever being made. Two years ago, it was topped by "The Muppet Man," a biopic of Jim Henson, which was bought by The Henson Company in order to essentially bury it, while...

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    Will a Super Bowl Spot Bring the Second Coming of David Gordon Green?

    Madonna was the halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, but a car-company commercial that didn't seem to sell cars was the headliner. Chrysler's two-minute spot, "Halftime in America," captured the zeitgeist in nanoseconds, with 4 million YouTube views in its first 36 hours online.

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    Oscilloscope Goes for 'The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to "The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best," which had its U.S. premiere last week at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival after debuting at last year's Toronto International Film Festival. The film marks the debut feat...

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    New On DVD/VOD - Docu-Drama On Trial Of Black Slave Accused Of Burning Down Montreal (On iTunes)

    Intriguing docu-drama I profiled several months ago, with an unfamiliar narrative, and one I'd very much like to see, and will now have an opportunity to since it was released on DVD and digitally via iTunes yesterday!

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    Brief Bits Of New Stuff In International Trailer For 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' & TV Spot For 'John Carter'

    If you still want more after a blitzkrieg of movie trailers this week thanks to the Gisele Bundchen M.I.A. Bowl and Sony's big unspooling of the latest "The Amazing Spider-Man" trailer, well, there's even more to satisfy your fix. Sort of.

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    Watch: Jeremy Renner Becomes The Perfect Assassin In First Trailer For 'The Bourne Legacy'

    Jeremy Renner has a big year coming up. He's already sat on the sidelines for "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol," he's one of "The Avengers," but the real test will be when he steps into the shoes of Matt Damon as the lead of Universal's big spy franchise, "The Bourne Legacy." The lid's been prett...

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    Will Smith/Sony Pictures Teaming To Produce Comedy Titled "Interpol" Based On Pitch

    Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment will produce a comedy titled Interpol, based on a pitch by the writing team of Jonathan Keasey and Brant Boivin.

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    Brian DePalma, Jason Statham And William Goldman Team Up To Remake Burt Reynolds Vehicle 'Heat'

    There's something curiously old-fashioned about Jason Statham as a movie star. He rarely, if ever, toplines tentpoles or mega-hits, plenty of his films tank badly, and he basically plays the same role every time. But he knocks out two, three, even four movies a year, bringing in a steady, reliab...

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    "Iron Sky" Space Nazis Land in Berlin; Crowd-Funding Giant Could Impact Indies

    "Iron Sky," a Finnish sci-fi epic about Nazis who have been hiding out in the moon since WWII, is finally having its world premiere, at the Berlin Film Festival this Saturday, and according to the The Guardian newspaper, it's the second most popular selling film at the festival. Whi...

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    Natalie Portman Joins Terrence Malick's 'Lawless' & 'Knight Of Cups'

    Nope, still no plot details or anything really about Terrence Malick's upcoming back-to-back films "Lawless" and "Knight Of Cups," but as if we couldn't be any more stoked about what the elusive filmmaker will bring to us next, here comes this little bombshell. Natalie Po...

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