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    New Images From 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Plus Martin Scorsese's Rock 'N' Roll HBO Show Gets Showrunners

    When we're 70, we hope we're half as busy as Martin Scorsese. The ever-moving filmmaker is currently busy prepping his forthcoming "The Wolf Of Wall Street"—with some new images from the movie, about one debauchery drive financial mogul, landing today—and as always, he already has his eye on what's ...

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    ESPN Announces Fall '30 for 30' Films on Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, the Spirits of St. Louis and More

    ESPN has announced its next set of "30 for 30" docs, set to air six weeks in a row starting in October and to explore such diverse subjects in the sports realm as big wave surfing, an American Basketball Association team, a famous boxing rivalry and a notorious incident between two figure skaters.

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    TCA: Kevin Connolly, Brian Koppelman, David Levien Talk Their '30 for 30' Docs While Keith Olbermann Touts His Return to ESPN

    ESPN had two main focuses in its presentation at the TCA press tour today -- ESPN Films continuing documentary series "30 for 30" and Keith Olbermann, who recently rejoined the network to host a late-night show.

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    James Franco Will Teach You How To Pick Up Women In Brian Koppelman & David Levien's 'The Game'

    It turns out not everything James Franco does in 2012 will be some kind of elaborate performance piece. The actor and artist has landed a pretty interesting new film, one that will find him in full command of his skills with the ladies.

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    Leonardo DiCaprio-Produced Adaptation Of Acclaimed Novel 'Beat The Reaper' Heading To HBO

    Not that we don't love the thing, but we're a little dispirited by the extent to which top-flight filmmakers are ready to jump ship to HBO. Increasingly the home to A-list directors like Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann and Darren Aronofsky, it's becoming one of the few places that smart, p...

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    'Solitary Man' Team Brian Koppelman & David Levien To Rewrite & Direct Neil Strauss' 'The Game'

    No book or author/personality has been as sleazy in recent memory as Neil Strauss. His breakout bestseller "The Game" is part memoir and part expose, chronicling Strauss’ own adventures in the guys club world of pick-up artists and his experiences and successes with the techniques he learned from these guys that more or less involves reducing women to a bunch of base stereotypes. Basically, it’s kind of total douchebag stuff that at the same time is repulsively fascinating. So while we're a little bummed that "Solitary Man" team Brian Koppelman and David Levien have made this their next film, we're hopeful they'll be able to find some depth ...

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    Brian Koppelman & David Levien Writing 'National Treasure 3'; Finish Script For 'City Of The Sun'

    You probably forgot, likely because you don't care, but last spring mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer confirmed that a "National Treasure 3" was in the works and then we didn't really hear anything since. But it appears that work is now underway.

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    Exclusive: 'I Am Number Four' Director D.J. Caruso Hoping To 'Beat The Reaper' At Fox

    Updated: Well, it looks as per Mr. Caruso's own comments below, that he spoke out of turn. We've spoke to management and agents for the actor and while management confirms that Caruso has met with Appian Way and Leonardo DiCaprio and management has spoken to Fox about the project, no directorial dea...

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    Brian Koppelman & David Levien Talk About The Hard Indie Road Traveled To Make 'Solitary Man'

    Premiering strongly at TIFF at in 2009 and released into theaters earlier this year, Brian Koppelman and David Levien's sophomore directorial effort, "Solitary Man" has quietly been building steam. The film earned strong reviews from critics and saw its initial two screen opening weekend eventually expanded into over one hundred and fifty theaters across the country. The picture stars Michael Douglas as a former used car sales magnate who slowly watches his life self-destruct due to his ill-conceived and misguided romantic and business indiscretions. It all begins with a routine heart check-up that seems irregular that leads the main characte...

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