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    Tom Cruise Wants ‘Top Gun 2’ To Be Exactly Like 'Top Gun'

    When a filmmaker or actor wants to revisit a franchise many years later, it’s usually done for what is (at least to them) a good reason: Bruce Willis appeared in “Live Free or Die Hard” for the money, “The Godfather Part III” was a thinly veiled attempt to get Sofia Cop...

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    Watch: Vintage 'Hard Copy' News Segment On 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'; Sequel Will Shoot In Next 12-18 Months

    While "The Muppets" largely held the crown for best marketing campaign of the year, "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" has been running a close second and is now looking to take the top spot.

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    Steven Spielberg Says 'Tintin' Made Him "Feel Like a Painter" But Admit He Could Never Do A Traditionally Animated Movie

    In an extensive interview with the Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex blog (conducted at last summer's San Diego Comic-Con), Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson discussed their new motion-captured animated adventure "The Adventures of Tintin." While a lot of the interview covers ground...

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    Mysterious 'Dark Knight Rises' Viral Photos, Er, Rise

    When Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" came out a few years ago it was accompanied with (at the time at least) a groundbreaking viral marketing campaign that encouraged fans to seek out clues and piece together information based on the slightest hint or suggestion, becoming Batman-...

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    'Real Steel' Writer Dan Gilroy To Pen Asian-Themed Superhero 'The Annihilator' For Stan Lee

    Earlier this year Magic Storm Entertainment was announced and a finance company partially launched by legendary Marvel idea man Stan Lee, for the sole purpose of creating new superhero properties for Asian audiences. Well, Variety is reporting that Magic Storm has just announced its first project, c...

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    Octavia Spencer To Be Honored at Palm Springs Film Fest with Breakthrough Performance Award

    The 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival, which runs January 5-16th , annouced earlier today that Octavia Spencer will be the recipient of the Breakthrough Performance Award at the Black Tie awards gala on Saturday, January 7 in the desert resort town east of Los Angeles. At the event, whic...

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    Edgar Ramirez & Jordi Molla In The Mix To Replace Benicio Del Toro In 'Star Trek 2' As Khan/Not Khan

    So much Khan drama, and it turns out Benicio Del Toro isn't in the damn thing, but J.J. Abrams continues to search for his villain for "Star Trek 2" (maybe it's like, Khan's cousin?!) and two names are rising up.

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    Helen Mirren Joins Anthony Hopkins In 'Alfred Hitchcock And The Making of Psycho'

    Looks like we're gonna have two Alfred Hitchcock movies on the way, and in a rare feat, they both look promising. Just yesterday it was revealed that Toby Jones and Sienna Miller were heading up"The Girl," which focuses on the director's obsessive relationship with Tippi Hedren, wh...

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    It's Official: Lars Von Trier Won't Go To Jail For Those Comments He Made At Cannes

    Just when we thought the whole overblown "controversy" about Lars Von Trier's admittedly unfortunate comments this spring at Cannes -- which at the end of the day were the result of a joke gone horribly, horribly awry -- this fall police in Denmark launched an investigation into the in...

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    Bob Iger to Head Academy Museum Fundraising Campaign

    Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President Tom Sherak has announced Walt Disney Co. president Bob Iger as the chairman of the capital campaign for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

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