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    Watch: Rebecca Hall & Bruce Willis Have A Sunset Strip Singalong In First Clip From Stephen Frears' 'Lay The Favorite'

    Many rock stars want to be actors, despite having no real capacity for it, while conversely, many actors would like to be singers, again, without necessarily having the ability to carry a tune. Among them is Bruce Willis, who inexplicably had a successful album, "The Return of Bruno," in t...

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    Stephen Frears Developing A Remake Of 'The Hit' For Some Reason

    When Criterion reissued a tricked out new edition of Stephen Frears' 1984 gangster flick "The Hit," we were taken aback by what a beautifully composed, totally brutal little thriller it was. A clear inspiration for "Sexy Beast," the film starred John Hurt and Tim Roth as hitm...

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    'Melancholia' Wins Best Film At European Film Awards; Ties 'The King's Speech' For Most Awards

    While it has pretty much zero influence on the awards season stateside, the European Film Awards, which are essentially the Euro version of the Oscars, presented their winners tonight and it looks like Lars Von Trier's brief moment as a pariah is over.

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    Stephen Frears Goes 'Slumdog Millionaire,' Takes On 'The Bengali Detective'

    It seems after the mammoth, Oscar-winning, box-office-breaking smash "Slumdog Millionaire," Fox Searchlight is doing everything they can to replicate that success. Next spring, the studio will release the elderly fish out of water tale, "The Best Marigold Hotel" with Dev Patel on...

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    Frank Grillo Joins Stephen Frears' Adaptation Of Beth Raymer's 'Lay The Favorite'

    Little known actor Frank Grillo has joined the exciting cast of Stephen Frears next directorial effort, an adaptation of Beth Raymer's Vegas-set coming-of-age tale "Lay The Favorite."

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    Joshua Jackson Joins Rebecca Hall & Bruce Willis In Stephen Frears' Gambling Pic 'Lay The Favorite'

    Speaking of "Fringe," the show's biggest name, former "Dawson's Creek" star Joshua Jackson, looks to be using his summer hiatus from the show productively. The actor's been something of a fixture on screens for almost two decades now, and is currently doing his best-ever work on the J.J. Abrams-prod...

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    Justin Timberlake & Catherine Zeta-Jones Looking To Gamble In 'Lay The Favorite'

    Vulture continues to dig up news on Stephen Frears' gambling pic "Lay the Favorite" and have now revealed two more names to the growing cast.

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    Bruce Willis Ready To 'Lay The Favorite'; Daniel Espinosa Tops Wishlist For 'Die Hard 5'

    This film has been brewing since 2009, but it looks like all the pieces are coming together for director Stephen Frears.

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    Rebecca Hall To Star In Stephen Frears' Adaptation Of Beth Raymer's 'Lay The Favorite'

    Fast-tracked British star Rebecca Hall has now been confirmed for Stephen Frears' upcoming adaptation of Beth Raymer's Vegas-set coming-of-age tale "Lay The Favorite: A Memoir Of Gambling."

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    Bruce Willis & Rebecca Hall Frontrunners To Join Stephen Frears' 'Lay The Favorite'

    It looks like a project first announced way back at the end of the last year is bubbling back to life.

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