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    Casting: Bill Murray Is Baloo In Jon Favreau's 'Jungle Book' And More

    Although the Toronto International Film Festival is having trouble tracking down Bill Murray, in order to secure his hotly buzzed "St. Vincent" for a premiere screening, the actor isn't completely off the grid. Prone taking on gigs that suit his fleeting fancy, Murray has a surprise up his sleeve.

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    Jude Law Replaces Michael Fassbender In 'Genius' With Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman

    Finding someone to play legendary author Thomas Wolfe (no, not the white suit guy, the other one) is no small feat. He was a large dude (he sometimes wrote freehand putting his paper on top of the refrigerator), a big drinker, and had a voracious appetite for food (and women), but even with all that...

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    Nicole Kidman Reportedly Joins 'Genius' With Michael Fassbender & Colin Firth

    It's been nearly two years since we've heard anything about "Genius," so we'll bring you back up to speed. The long-developing project has moved in fits and starts over the years, but in 2012 got a boost when Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender signed up for the lead roles, with promises of productio...

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    Actors as Writers: 5 of the Most Commonly Portrayed Literary Lions on Film

    He helped craft some of America's most respected literary works, and now -- thanks to Colin Firth, Michael Fassbender and FilmNation Entertainment -- the spotlight is back on Scribner's editor extraordinaire Maxwell Perkins.

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    Sean Penn Out, Colin Firth In For 'Genius' With Michael Fassbender

    Wait, Sean Penn out? When was he in? Michael Fassbender? If "Genius" seems to be coming completely out of the blue, don't feel too bad because the long-gestating project has been moving in fits and starts for a couple of years now, and the last news we had was way back in January ...

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    Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender to Star as Max Perkins and Tom Wolfe in 'Genius,' Written by John Logan

    AFM, which kicked off Thursday, just had a major player walk through its doors in Santa Monica. Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales on “Genius,” which will star Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender in a project with a screenplay by “Skyfall,&r...

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    Michael Fassbender Eyeing Lit World Drama 'Genius' With Sean Penn

    EXCLUSIVE: Back last summer, it was revealed that Sean Penn was in talks to star in "Genius," an adaptation of the National Book Award-winning non-fiction work "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius" by A. Scott Berg. Written by John Logan ("Gladiator") (the script made the Black List back in 2007), the fil...

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