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    Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Margot Robbie & Matthias Schoenaerts Team For Luca Guadagnino's Sexy Thriller & More

    Alright folks, the Cannes Film Festival is still underway and we have pair of new projects that have been announced from the Croisette.

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    Paolo Sorrentino & Baltasar Kormakur Line Up TV Projects

    We'll spare you the standard boilerplate about TV-being-the-place-where-great-stories-are-told and just dive into the news that two more filmmakers with plenty of big screen success are headed to the small screen to tell some big tales.

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    Baltasar Kormákur Launches 'Trapped,' Icelandic Crime Series

    Iceland import Baltasar Kormákur, who the studios value because he can handle global movie stars in action like Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington ("2 Guns"), feels strongly about fostering talent in his home country, where he is a rock star. He's using his Hollywood leverage back home, where he ha...

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    Why You Need to Start Paying Attention to Icelandic Cinema

    The fact that Icelandic cinema exists at all is remarkable, given that the country only has around 320,000 inhabitants. The fact that it exists on a relatively large scale and on a level of quality that makes it worthy of celebration at such a large festival is a staggering achievement.

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    FIRST LOOK: Jason Clarke Faces the Elements in 'Everest'

    A first-look image has arrived from Universal's "Everest," starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes and Jake Gyllenhaal as climbers in two different expeditions faced with one of the fiercest snowstorms ever recorded on the daunting mountain face.

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    Benedict Cumberbatch Eyed To Replace Tom Hardy In 'Everest,' James McAvoy, Tom Hiddleston & More In Mix To Co-Star

    Two filmmakers are currently trying to get to the top of an "Everest" film first: Doug Liman and Baltasar Kormakur. But the question is which one will get there first as one has lost a lead, and the other some financing.

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    'Hot Wheels' Gets A Director, David Gordon Green Producing New Movie From 'Cold Weather' Helmer Aaron Katz & More

    Martha Stephens ("Pilgrim Song") and Aaron Katz ("Cold Weather"), both graduates from the North Carolina School of Arts, have each cultivated promising film careers for themselves over the past few years (ie. the aforementioned films). Now, they will be co-directing a film they wrote together, a bud...

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    '2 Guns' Blasts Mild August Weekend; 'Smurfs 2' Lags Stateside; 'Conjuring' Most Profitable Movie Ever Made?

    Universal returned to the #1 spot with Denzel Washington-Mark Wahlberg actioner "2 Guns," the latest in the studio's diverse string of successful openings, after an expensive detour with the dreadful opening of "R.I.P.D." "2 Guns" led a top 10 that totaled about $120 million in gross, a jump of $8 m...

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    Review: Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg Make an Appealing Pair in Action Comedy '2 Guns'

    2 Guns has all the necessary ingredients of the buddy cop genre - Two unlikely allies, equally savvy and skilled, forced together by circumstance and resisting each other every step of the way with fists, gunfire, and witty quips until the ruthless bad guys force them to partner up one last time, in...

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