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    Oliver Stone Reveals Sidney Lumet & Al Pacino Nearly Made 'Platoon'

    For director Oliver Stone, "Platoon" would mark the beginning of the meatiest part of the director's career. The Vietnam film, the first in a loose trilogy (followed by "Born On The Fourth Of July" and "Heaven & Earth"), made a star out of its young lead Charlie Sheen, and it went to the Oscars that with year with eight nominations, walking away with four wins including Best Picture and Best Director (not to mention that Stone's other film that year, "Salvador," also earned two nods). It would be Stone's second Oscar (he won for writing "Midnight Express" in 1979) and it established the writer/director as a major voice. But as he tells it now...

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    Bette Midler & Jeffrey Tambor Join Al Pacino Starring, David Mamet Directed HBO Phil Spector Project

    First revealed last year, this is one of those projects that seemed too good to be true and when word around it died as quickly as it arrived, we figured that it wasn't coming along. Guess we were (thankfully) wrong.

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    Al Pacino Reteams With Barry Levinson For 'Gotti: Three Generations'; James Toback To Rewrite Script

    Ok, we have to admit, the indie gangster biopic "Gotti: Three Generations" always seemed more like an expensive publicity stunt than an actual movie to us, but full respect to Fiore Films, they now have our full attention as there has been some tremendous movement on the picture over the past couple...

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    Producer Scott Rudin Gets Behind Martin Scorsese's Frank Sinatra Biopic; Writer Being Sought

    'Silence' Will Shoot Next, Followed By 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'It seems there is a small flurry of activity regarding a few brewing Martin Scorsese projects recently. This morning we reported that Robert De Niro revealed that "The Irishman" was still very much on the docket, though not a certainty ...

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    Jerry Schatzberg's 'Scarecrow' First Had Bill Cosby & Jack Lemmon Attached And 4 Other Things...

    Imagine an alternate universe where Jerry Schatzberg's underrated 1973 Palme d'Or-winning "Scarecrow" was a goofy comedy with Bill Cosby and Jack Lemmon (for further fun, imagine "Panic in Needle Park" in the same way). It sounds silly, but it could've happened had the stars lined up differently.

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    Al Pacino To Play Henri Matisse In Deepa Mehta's 'Masterpiece'

    Veteran actor Al Pacino is set to portray the lead in "Masterpiece," a film by Deepa Mehta about renowned French artist Henri Matisse, often regarded as one of the greatest 20th century pioneers in painting and sculpture.

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    Rapper Drake In Talks To Join Nicholas Jarecki's 'Arbitrage'; Al Pacino No Longer Attached

    Update: Reps for the film have told us that Al Pacino is no longer attached to "Arbitrage." No word yet on who will be taking over his role, but stay tuned....

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Son Of No One' Features Cop Movie Clich├ęs & Competing Moustaches

    We guess we'll find out for sure when the reviews start coming for the Sundance Film Festival closing entry "Son Of No One," but from the first trailer for the film it plays pretty much like every second rate cop drama -- "Pride & Glory," "Brooklyn's Finest," etc -- to come along in the last few yea...

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    First Poster For Dito Montiel's Sundance-Closer 'The Son Of No One' With Channing Tatum & Al Pacino

    Here's the first poster for Dito Montiel's upcoming Sundance closing night film "The Son Of No One," which features one of the most eclectic casts in recent times including Channing Tatum, Tracy Morgan, Katie Holmes, Ray Liotta, Juliette Binoche and Al Pacino.

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    Harvey Keitel May Also Be On Board Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' With De Niro, Pacino And Pesci

    What a reunion this could possibly be: Veteran actor Harvey Keitel is now reported to also be on board with Martin Scorsese's upcoming adaptation of "I Heard You Paint Houses" -- titled "The Irishman" -- which already boasts a Scorsese Who's Who cast of Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

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