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    Brett Ratner Illustrates Sexism Problem in Hollywood

    The Brett Ratner Oscar debacle does not exist in a vacuum.  Think about it.  What's the biggest news in politics?  Herman Cain trying to wriggle his campaign out of the fact that he is a serial sexual harrasser.  I am sadly surprised that the tone of his denials remind me of ...

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    IN THE WORKS: Miles Davis Biopic Based on His Son's Book, Dark Magus; George Tillman Jr. at the Helm

    IN THE WORKS: Miles Davis Biopic Based on His Son's Book, Dark Magus; George Tillman Jr. at the Helm

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  • The Playlist
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    Bradley Cooper Won't Be 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

    The wheels continue to turn on "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." over at Warner Bros. with Bradley Cooper offered the role of American spy Napolean Solo and Joel Edgerton in talks for Ilya Kuryakin, it seems things were moving swimmingly along for the project as it had two leads that made bot...

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    Sundance Institute Renews Film Forward

    The Sundance Insititute has announced the renewal of their Film Forward program. The ten films selected for the program will travel to eight domestic and international locations and be featured in a special presentation at UNESCO in Paris, France.

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    "Red Tails" Gets Brand New Action-Packed Dramatic Trailer, New Poster + MPAA Rating

    No intro necessary for this upcoming movie... 

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    George Tillman Jr. Signs On To Direct Miles Davis Biopic (Not The One Don Cheadle's Been Working On)

    Oh-oh... this doesn't look good for Don Cheadle's long-in-development project, which he's been shopping around for financing for what seems like a really long time. 2 films based on Miles Davis' life might be seen as overkill, meaning only one of them may see the light of day.

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    Jonah Hill Had To Turn Down 'Django Unchained' Due To Scheduling Conflicts

    Update: In smaller, but related "Django Unchained" news, Deadline reports that character actor Todd Allen ("The Postman," "The Apostle," "48 HRS") has also joined the cast of Tarantino's film.

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    Film Independent Names 30 Filmmakers for 2012 Project Involve; Speakers Include Pariah's Rees & Cooper

    Film Independent has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, their program designed to foster the careers of emerging filmmakers from communities underrepresented within the film industry. The program's guest speakers include producer director Dee Rees and producer Nekisa Cooper (Pariah), S...

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    Eddie Murphy Exits As Oscar Host

    Really Eddie? Really? All because that douche Brett Ratner had to step down thanks to a series of dumb-ass comments? This may be one of the worst career decisions you've made lately; worse than Norbit.

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    Eddie Murphy Bails On Hosting The Oscars

    Well, this is hardly a surprise and we kind of expected as much when Brett Ratner stepped down from producing the Oscars yesterday. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announced this afternoon Eddie Murphy has withdrawn from hosting the Oscars.

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