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    Doc "BB King: The Life Of Riley" In Post-Production - Added To GFM Films Sales Slate

    It's not the B.B. King feature film that Wendell Pierce is attached to star in (B.B. King And I), but we'll take it for now.

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    Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna Attacking Social Issues with Genre Fare

    A production announcement about a new English-language genre franchise coming from Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna's Mexico-based Canana Films caught my eye this morning for a number of reasons. While the use of genre--and horror, in particular--to attack contemporary social issues isn'...

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    Evan Rachel Wood, Vince Vaughn, Sam Rockwell & Peter Dinklage To Star In 'A Case Of You' Written By Justin Long

    Receiving his big break in the 2001 Victor Salva-helmed “Jeepers Creepers,” actor Justin Long has since made a name of his dopey brand of humor in comedies like “Accepted” and “Dodgeball,” while also mixing it up with supporting roles in genre fare like “Dra...

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    Ralph Fiennes Will Star As Charles Dickens In 'The Invisible Woman' After All, Kristin Scott-Thomas Joins Cast

    Tuesday, February 7th, marked the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, and as a result, the author is one of the hottest properties around at the moment. Among the many Dickens related projects in the works, the coming year will bring two star-laden versions of "Great Expectations," one an e...

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    In The Works: Adams' 'Object of Beauty'; Hoffman for Corbjijn and Carré's 'Most Wanted'; Depp Goes Memphis

    Steve Martin's novel, "Object of Beauty" is being adapted into film form as a producing and starring vehicle for Amy Adams. Maven Pictures' Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray will also produce.

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    'Rescue Me' Star Daniel Sunjata Teases More About Special Forces Op Character In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    While the name Daniel Sunjata likely won't ring too many bells, this writer slowly became familiar with him from his role as colorful firefighter Franco in FX's post-9/11 drama "Rescue Me." So imagine our surprise when, at the demise of the aforementioned show, his n...

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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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