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    Cannes Report: Chris Tucker Dials It Back, Jennifer Lawrence Impresses In First Footage From 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    Sandwiched between Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" was the oddball of The Weinstein Company presentation this evening at the Cannes Film Festival. Not that there's anything wrong with it specifically, but ju...

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    Cannes Report: First Footage From 'The Master' Impresses & Yes It's About Scientology

    The Weinstein Company are feeling confident this year at the Cannes Film Festival, and why not? With three films in the lineup eaching earning a fair share of buzz -- "Lawless," "Killing Them Softly" and "The Sapphires" -- tonight they decided to up the ante, and sho...

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    AFI's Master Class Looks at Art of Collaboration with David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg

    TCM Presents AFI's Master Class - The Art of Collaboration with David O. Russell and Mark Wahlberg is filmed in front of an audience of AFI fellows studying at the AFI Conservatory. It's the second in AFI's series exploring artistic film collaborations; the first was between Steven Spielberg and Joh...

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    Bradley Cooper Joining Christian Bale In David O. Russell's 'American Bullshit'; Megan Ellison May Fund

    David O. Russell isn't straying too far from his recent tried and true collaborations. Reports surfaced earlier this year that Christian Bale and his "Fighter" director would be re-teaming again for a Black List script called, "American Bullshit." Written by Eric Warren Singer ("The International"),...

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    David O. Russell Confirmed To Helm Biopic Of Former Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci

    Last we heard, it was on his "maybe" pile but 24 Frames now reports that David O. Russell is officially set to helm the gestating biopic of former Rhode Island mayor Buddy Cianci for Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal's Tribeca Productions.

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    David O. Russell Eyes Crime Drama 'American Bullshit'; Christian Bale Sought To Star

    Update: Deadline reports that the project is still in very early stages, nothing is quite official, but Russell is taking a look and Christian Bale is in very early talks to star.

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    Mark Wahlberg Says They're Looking For A New Director To Helm 'The Fighter' Sequel

    Remember that alleged rift between Mark Wahlberg and David O. Russell? Despite their three films together -- "Three Kings," "I Heart Huckabees," and "The Fighter" -- and Wahlberg being one of the director's main cheerleaders (unlike, say, George Clooney), there may ...

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    Case Closed: Investigation Against David O. Russell Concluded, Will Not Be Pursued

    Exclusive: Last night, TMZ-like reports surfaced that "The Fighter" and "Three Kings" director David O. Russell was being investigated for inappropriate contact with his 19-year-old transsexual niece Nicole Peloquin during a bizarre incident that took place on December 30th....

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    Shea Whigham Joins David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook'

    Shea Whigham isn't exactly a household name you'd instantly recognize, but a quick look at his resume will certainly ring some bells for anyone with a keen eye for the small or silver screen. At least in this writer's eyes, the actor has been doing strong work on a weekly basis as Eli Thompson, the ...

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    John Oritz Joins David O. Russell's 'The Silver Linings Playbook'

    Are David O. Russell & Mark Wahlberg No Longer BFFs After Splitting On The Film?As David O. Russell's long developing "The Silver Linings Playbook" now rolls in front of cameras, he's added one more to the cast. Variety reports that respected theater actor John Ortiz -- who has made appearances in "...

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