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    Hammer CEO Teases Reboots Of 'Dracula' & 'Quatermass' Franchises, As Well As A Monster Movie Like 'The Abominable Snowman'

    Anyone who saw last weekend's surprise hit "The Woman in Black" knows that it was a step in the right direction for Hammer Films studio. After a string of woefully underseen, contemporary set horror films (among them the wonderful vampire tale "Let Me In" and the pervy H...

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    Evan Rachel Wood & Mads Mikkelsen Will Take Part In 'The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman'

    It seems the return of Shia LaBeouf to "The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman" has kicked the movie back into motion. The actor originally joined back in 2010 and was later replaced by Zac Efron, but last month LaBeouf climbed back into the lead less than two weeks later, and two more ...

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    Badly Drawn Boy's 15-Song Original Soundtrack To 'Being Flynn' Arrives February 28

    Here’s the old, but good news in case you forgot: Damon Gough – aka, knit-cap wearing singer-songwriter Badly Drawn Boy – reteamed with director Paul Weitz to compose the songs for his upcoming adaptation of Nick Flynn's memoirs, "Another Bullshit Night In Suck City,&...

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    Tom Hiddleston & Anna Paquin Join Elijah Wood In Noir 'Black Wings Has My Angel'

    They say patience is a virtue, and in the world of film development, that's especially true. While "Black Wings Has My Angel" may seem new, this one has actually been brewing since around 2007. A couple of years ago, Elijah Wood signed on to the lead role in the hardboiled pic and then word when qui...

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    RIP Whitney Houston

    I'm in total shock right now; just as much as I was when it was announced that Michael Jackson had died. *Sigh* Don Cornelius died just a week or so ago and now this.

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    Evan Parke Joins Cast Of Quentin Tarantino’s Slave Revenge Film "Django Unchained"

    Evan Parke has joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino’s highly-anticipated DJANGO UNCHAINED.

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    Dialogue of Cultures Festival Announces $40,000 Documentary Grant

    Successfully launched in New York last year, the Dialogue of Cultures Festival is very proud to announce its $40,000 grant program for the production of a 30-minute documentary that best captures the festival’s theme in a creative and vibrant way.

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    BET Making Moves, Acquires TV Rights To Sheldon Candis' Sundance Film "LUV." Theatrical Opening In Fall

    Tambay announced a  few days ago that Sheldon Candis' LUV was acquired by the Indomina Group for release and we now know a little more about that pickup.

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    Direct-To-DVD Market Sales In Decline

    It should be no surprise that the direct-to-DVD market is taking a hit itself since there's been an overall decline in DVD sales and rentals as more viewers continue to make the shift to VOD. But I felt this needed to be said publicly since there've been many posts on Shadow And Act sin...

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    Berlinale 2012: Léa Seydoux On 'Farewell My Queen,' American Filmmaking & The Classic French Cinema She Loves

    French actress Léa Seydoux has been bringing her Gallic brand of beauty and skill to Hollywood films for a few years now. But while she was reportedly on one of the shortlists to play Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" she has yet to lead a U.S.-made film, and ins...

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