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    Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Meckerson To Star In Boxing Drama "The Challenger"

    Michael Clarke Duncan and S. Epatha Meckerson have reportedly signed on to star in multiple award winning director/writer/actor Kent Moran’s upcoming boxing drama titled The Challenger.

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    Exclusive: Racy Poster For SXSW Film 'King Kelly' That Was Shot On iPhones

    While director Andrew Neel may not yet be a household name, in Austin, he's been a regular fixture at SXSW over the past few years. His documentaries "Darkon" (about LARP-ing) and "New World Order" (focusing on conspiracy theorists) premiered at the fest in 2006 and 2009 resp...

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    Screenwriter Etan Cohen To Make Directorial Debut With 'Boy Scouts Vs. Zombies'

    If you visit Etan Cohen's IMDB page, it kindly reminds you that this man is not to be confused with another screenwriter, Ethan Cohen. Well good, we're glad that's cleared up, otherwise we might have been forced to come up with another lazy gag about them being different people. The page...

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    Exclusive: The Chemical Brothers To Score Louis Leterrier's 'Now You See Me'

    2011 seemed to be a banner year for electro-driven scores, with folks like Trent Reznor ("The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"), Cliff Martinez ("Drive" and "Contagion"), Basement Jaxx ("Attack The Block") and Mr. Oizo ("Rubber") all delivering solid work. But perhaps the most memorable of them all was ...

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    Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Kristen Bell, Lily Collins & More Are 'Writers'; Stephen King Will Cameo

    This project has been building for the last month or so, and with cameras set to roll next week in North Carolina, there's no better time to gather up all the details in one place.

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    'Wanderlust' Stars Ken Marino & Joe Lo Truglio Writing A Pair Of Horror Movies

    Slowly but surely, the cast of cult MTV comedy sketch show "The State" have been taking over Hollywood. Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant have made millions as screenwriters of films like "The Pacifier" and "Night at the Museum," while Michael Showalter and Michael Ia...

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    Michael Peña To Play Cesar E. Chavez In Diego Luna-Directed Pic Also Starring Rosario Dawson & America Ferrera

    After coming off a very busy 2011 in which he played four notable supporting roles in "Battle: Los Angeles," "The Lincoln Lawyer," "30 Minutes or Less," and "Tower Heist," Michael Peña is now set to take centre stage and play the lead in Diego Luna'...

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    "Ganja & Hess" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD In May

    As far as I'm concerned this is some major news for anyone who even claims to love black cinema. The news is that writer and director Bill Gunn's otherworldly and fascinating 1973 film Ganja & Hess is coming out on blu-ray DVD from Kino International on May 8th.

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    Cinematographer Wally Pfister To Make Directorial Debut On Project To Shoot This Fall

    As a longtime collaborator of Christopher Nolan, celebrated and Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister has had plenty of opportunity to see one of the best directors working in action. And now, he's about to take the skills he's picked up, and venture out on his own project.

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    Woody Allen & Sofia Vergara Join John Turturro's 'Fading Gigolo' With Sharon Stone

    Aside from only a small role in "Hannah & Her Sisters," it's actually a bit surprising that John Turturro never starred in a Woody Allen movie. He seems like the perfect, neurotic Allen surrogate but alas it has never come to pass. The pair also crossed paths nearly 15 years later ...

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