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    Tom Hanks To Star & Produce Animated Sci-Fi Series 'Electric City' For Yahoo!

    Exclusive online original content by big stars has gained traction in recent years with folks like Kiefer Sutherland, Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt finding a digital creative outlet (not to mention the massive success of Funny Or Die). But now, one of Hollywood’s favorite sons is ge...

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    New Academy Rule Will Consider Only Documentaries Reviewed By NT Times Or LA Times For Oscar Nominations

    This was first made public yesterday, as our parent site, IndieWire, picked up the story.

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    Awesome: Mr. Bungle & Faith No More Mastermind Mike Patton Scoring Ryan Gosling's 'The Place Beyond The Pines'

    Wow, we weren't expecting this. At all. Thus far, director Derek Cianfrance has shown a proclivity for either soul music (which fills his directorial debut "Brother Tied," which is one of the reasons keeping it from being properly released -- the licensing costs are expensive) or indie...

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    Billy Bob Thornton's 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' Leads Competition Slate In Berlin; 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey' Gets Special Screening

    Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie...together again? Okay, not quite, but both filmmakers are headed to Berlin next month to present their latest films as the Berlinale has unveiled their competition slate, which does contain a couple of interesting titles to take note of.

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    Definitive Nelson Mandela 6-Hour Mini-Series In Development (Could This Be The One Idris Elba Is Rumored To Be Attached To?)

    I'm sitting here typing this, thinking... another Nelson Mandela project? How will it be well-received, given that there've been a few over the years that have tackled the icon's life?

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    Exclusive: Blake Lively, Jude Law & Channing Tatum Will Lead Steven Soderbergh's 'The Side Effects'

    We're a couple of weeks away from the arrival of the actioner "Haywire," the first of two Steven Soderbergh films getting released this year (to be followed by male stripper drama "Magic Mike" in the summer), but with the director's retirement/hiatus from filmmaking looming, he's not hanging around....

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    IN THE WORKS: Girl with Dragon Tattoo Sequel Does Not Have a Green Light UPDATED

    UPDATE: Sony is going ahead with the second and third installments of the Millennium Triology, "The Girl who Played with Fire" and "The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest." Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig are on board but David Fincher won't necessarily return...

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    Harry Belafonte Bio-Doc "Sing Your Song" Opens In Theaters This Weekend + New Trailer Released

    It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year; HBO later acquired US TV rights, and it premiered on the network on October 17th.

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    Sony Officially Plans To Make 'Dragon Tattoo' Sequels, But David Fincher Is Looking To Direct '20,000 Leagues' Instead

    While the quiet opening last month of Sony's big budget "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" had many speculating that the studio would quietly kibosh the planned the sequels in the face of underwhelming box office, David Fincher's film has shown some remarkable legs. The film is stil...

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    Kickstarter Campaign Unveiled For 'Belle & Sebastian' Frontman Stuart Murdoch's Musical Film 'God Help The Girl'

    Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch has always been a big thinker, with his head a bit in the clouds. As leader of the twee-pop ensemble, the albums they've released have always been accompanied by elaborate backstories and histories, carefully constructed photography and art design an...

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