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    AFM, Day Two: Connelly & Murphy Set to Star in Peruvian Oscar Nominee Claudia Llosa's 'Cry/Fly'

    Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy are attached to star in "Cry/Fly," the first English-language film by Peruvian writer-director Claudia Llosa (2010's Best Foreign-Language nominee and Berlin Golden Bear winner "The Milk of Sorrow").

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    AFM: 'Hot Flashes' 'Bridesmaids' Of a Certain Age?

    The older demo is starting to look appealing. "The Hot Flashes," starring Brooke Shields, Darryl Hannah, Virginia Madsen, Wanda Sykes and Camryn Manheim, screens at AFM on November 3. The film seems to be aiming for a middle-aged "Bridesmaids" vibe, and follows a group of five Texan women who start ...

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    A roundup of projects at day one of the American Film Market...

    As the American Film Market (AFM) kicks off November 1, IM Global has come on board to produce Joe Carnahan's "Stretch." Patrick Wilson stars in the action film, with frequent IM Global partner Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions ("Paranormal Activity") co-producing.

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    AFI FEST 2012: The World's Best Cinema - From 'Hitchcock' to 'Rust and Bone,' Foreign Oscar Hopefuls & AFM

    While the American Film Market takes Santa Monica, the 26th annual AFI Fest brings diverse cinematic life to Hollywood Thursday night with the world premiere of "Hitchcock." The Sacha Gervasi film starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson is one of only two world premie...

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    McGregor and Hudson Topline Capaldi Backstage Comedy 'Born To Be King'

    Scottish writer-director-actor Peter Capaldi ("In the Loop") has landed Ewan McGregor and is in talks with Kate Hudson to star in his mistaken identity backstage comedy "Born to be King." The film will shoot at Pinewood Studios in January. Indomina's Stephanie Denton is handling foreign sales at the...

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    AFM Opts for the Beach: Annual Film Market Stays Put in Santa Monica

    When news broke during the American Film Market in November that the organization was negotiating to move downtown in two years, the decision was met by war cries. A petition went around, as attendees remembered the loss of MIFED and nightly treks to the Milan eatery, Bagutta, for dinner. They d...

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    AFM: Cary Elwes' Directorial Debut Goes to K5 Int'l, Stars Bana & Huston as Elvis & Nixon

    Benaroya Pictures, who financed and produced Margin Call, have sold Elvis & Nixon to K5 International for international distribution. Cary Elwes is directing the comedy, starring Eric Bana (Elvis Presley) and Danny Huston (Richard Nixon), from a script he wrote with Joey Sagal and Hanala Sagal. ...

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    AFM News EXCLUSIVE: Keira Knightley To Star In Effie Gray Biopic Untouched

    Keira Knightley is in talks to play the role of artists’ muse Effie Gray in period drama Untouched for Brazilian director Andrucha Waddington (House of Sand), reports Liza Foreman.

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    AFM News EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Chastain To Star In Princess Di Biopic

    Many of the deals announced at the American Film Market will never get made. One hot ticket item that could go forward is current it-girl Jessica Chastain starring as Princess Diana in Caught in Flight, reports Liza Foreman.

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    AFM News: Worst Idea Ever, Charlie Chaplin in 3-D

    Count on German schlockmeister Uwe Boll to endorse the worst idea ever for a movie. Check out the pitch to a major studio (the name is omitted) from his Kinostar colleague Michael Roesch below:

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