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    Warner Bros. Still Want Tom Cruise For 'El Presidente' & Are Eyeing Robert Downey Jr. To Join Him; Jay Roach To Direct

    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. About two years ago, reports went around that Warner Bros. were hoping to re-team "A Few Good Men" duo Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson for "El Presidente." It was denied a couple days later, with reps saying that Cruise wasn't ...

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    MATT ZOLLER SEITZ: GAME CHANGE, Sarah Palin, and the Limits of Competence

    HBO's "Game Change," about the making and unmaking of vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential election, is basically that scene stretched out to feature length — an agonizing experience. You don't need to know the names of political consultants or remember every detail o...

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    Writer Danny Strong on 'Game Change' and the Difference Between His Sarah Palin and Tina Fey's

    Talking with the writer behind HBO's new film about Sarah Palin's vice presidential campaign.

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    Game Change: Julianne Moore, Sarah Palin and Lamebrain Politics

    Sarah Palin can whine all she wants, but no reasonable person believes that the creators of Game Change went out of their way to make her look shallow and ridiculous – she didn’t need any help with that. But the HBO film will certainly play better to people who see Palin as a blight...

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    Dan Aykroyd Joins Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis In Political Comedy 'Dog Fight'

    There's one major problem that Jay Roach's political comedy "Dog Fight" faces next year: if the Republican debates have been anything to go by, there's no way that the film, produced by Adam McKay and starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as a pair of rival South Carolina...

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    That's One Shagadelic Dead Horse: Mike Myers Returns For 'Austin Powers 4'

    Hollywood is a strange beast -- projects come and go every day with a chance to bankrupt everyone but make one or two people a lot of money. This leads to the high demand for sequels, further installments that no one asked for in franchises that should have stopped either after the first film, or ev...

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    Universal Developing Family Action Pic, Uglydoll & Secret Service Movie

    Universal is currently working on three projects, two of which don't exactly interest us and a third which, if done properly, could be incredibly entertaining.

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    Will Ferrell Says 'Southern Rivals' With Zach Galifianakis Is Next & Will Shoot This Fall

    Comedian Says Paramount Pictures Are Being "Idiots" About 'Anchorman 2'Playing the Tribeca Film Festival this week is the low-key Will Ferrell film, "Everything Must Go," directed by first-timer Dan Rush. Loosely based on a Raymond Carver short story and co-starring Michael Peña and Rebecca Hall, Fe...

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    Zach Galifianakis Won't Be In 'R.I.P.D.'; Comedy With Will Ferrell Now Titled 'Southern Rivals'

    What happens when you become hot in Hollywood is that you're able to attach yourself to a lot of projects, firstly to give yourself more options, and secondly because the material that gets sent your way tends to get better as your fame meter rises. But timing, schedules and other factors mean that ...

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    Ed Harris To Play John McCain To Julianne Moore's Sarah Palin In HBO's 'Game Change'

    For politics buffs, or really anyone, the 2008 election campaign provided an enormous amount of drama. The twists and turns, from Barack Obama's surprise victory at the Iowa caucuses and the tanking of Rudolph Guiliani's campaign to the death of Obama's grandmother on the eve of his election, grippe...

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