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    Casting Of Thandie Newton In "Half Of A Yellow Sun" Film Adaptation Draws Criticism & Petition To Recast

    It was announced yesterday that actress Thandie Newton has signed on to co-star in the upcoming Nigeria-set screen adaptation of author Ngozi Adichie’s novel Half Of A Yellow Sun, alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Dominic Cooper.

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    'Wish You Were Here,' 'The Pact,' 'Simon Killer' & 'Chasing Ice' Latest Movies To Find Distribution At Sundance

    Sundance ends this weekend and before everyone hops on a plane back home there are some last-minute deals to be done with distributions acquiring those titles that have made people sit up and take notice over the past week or so.

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    First Look At Blake Lively & Benicio Del Toro In Oliver Stone's 'Savages'

    Benicio Del Toro, oh where have you been? After his impressive performance in Steven Soderbergh's "Che," Del Toro appeared in the botched monster movie revival "The Wolfman" and has kind of disappeared for a while. He popped in a brief cameo in Sofia Coppola's "Somew...

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    Russell Brand Will Try To Scare Up Laughs In 'The Hauntrepreneur'

    2011 was supposed to be the year that Russell Brand conquered Hollywood, but instead it was the year he conquered the tabloids. “Arthur” hardly set the box-office on fire and saw Brand receive some pretty brutal reviews, while all “Hop” served to highlight was that he could a...

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    Watch: Emma Stone, Andrew Samberg & The 1995 Quebec Nordiques In The Trailer For Garry Marshall's 'Martin Luther King Day'

    Yeah, it's like shooting ducks in a barrel to make fun of Garry Marshall's preposterous and star-studded holiday themed romcoms "Valentine's Day" and "New Year's Eve," but we have to admit, this is pretty fun and funny.

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    Monty Python Members Reunite To Voice Aliens In Terry Jones' Comedy 'Absolutely Anything'; Robin Williams Also Involved

    It's been nearly thirty years since the members of Monty Python appeared on screen together in "The Meaning of Life." Thanks to most of the group feeling it was the weakest of their film outings, long-standing fissures in the group, and resistance by John Cleese in particular to a poss...

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    Julie Delpy Says She's "Done With Acting"; Still Just Thinking About Third 'Before Sunset' Film

    Over the last decade or so, French star Julie Delpy has been a relatively rare presence on screen. Sure, there have been a few appearances -- Lasse Hallstrom's "The Hoax" and Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers" among them -- but for the most part, when she's starred in a ...

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    Megan Ellison One-Ups Sly Stallone, Guarantees An R-Rating For Next 'Terminator' Film

    Let's face it. Even if you weren't a fan of the first "Expendables" film, the normally fan-friendly Sylvester Stallone spit in the face of his fans, declaring "Expendables 2" a PG-13 affair, putting commerce before...we don't want to say art, but integrity sure fits. ...

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    'Welcome To Pine Hill' Leads Slamdance Award Winners

    The 18th Annual Slamdance Film Festival tonight announced the feature film and short film recipients of this year’s awards in the Audience, Grand Jury, and Sponsored Award categories.

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    Sundance Selects Acquires AIDS Doc "How to Survive a Plague"

    Sundance Selects is acquiring the North American rights to the AIDS documentary "How to Survive a Plague," the company announced today at the Sundance festival.

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