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    Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Adaptation of Dave Eggers' 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

    Daniel Radcliffe is having a go at a Dave Eggers' adaptation, "You Shall Know Our Velocity." Radcliffe will star as the the bookish Will, opposite a yet uncast co-lead to play Will's more gregarious and skirt-chasing buddy Hand, who embark on worldwide excursion to give the $32,000 insurance fallout...

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    Glenn Close Set to Star as 'The Wife' in Meg Wolitzer Adaptation

    Glenn Close is set to star in the upcoming adaptation of bestseller "The Wife," by Meg Wolitzer ("The Interestings"). We haven't seen Close on the big screen since 2011's "Albert Nobbs," but 2014 is shaping up to be a prolific year for her with four films completed, one to shoot, and now this recent...

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    Cannes: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow Set for 'Secret in Their Eyes' Remake

    Director Billy Ray ("Shattered Glass") has had a remake of Argentina's Oscar winner thriller "The Secret in Their Eyes" in the works for a few years, set up and then languishing at Warner Bros., and now rejuvenated at IM Global, who's set to shop the film at the Cannes market. And they've got a tant...

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    It's Official: Damian Lewis Is Henry VIII in 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' Miniseries UPDATED

    UPDATE: It's been confirmed that former "Homeland" star Damian Lewis will play Henry VIII opposite top-shelf Shakespeare thespian Mark Rylance in the BBC's upcoming Hilary Mantel adaptations "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies."

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    Emma Stone Will Star Opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Woody Allen's Next Film

    Emma Stone, who stars in Woody Allen's upcoming feature "Magic in the Moonlight," is also now signed on to star in the prolific director's next film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix.

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    'A Monster Calls' Felicity Jones to Star in Juan Antonio Bayona's Children's Fantasy Adaptation

    Brit "It" woman Felicity Jones ("Breathe In," "The Invisible Woman") has landed a starring role in Spanish helmer Juan Antonio Bayona's adaptation of the children's fantasy novel "A Monster Calls."

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    Brie Larson Goes Into the 'Room,' Lenny Abrahamson's Captivity Drama Based on the Bestseller

    Brie Larson had a big year in 2013, receiving rave reviews and even an Indie Spirit nomination for her role in Destin Cretton's "Short Term 12." And she's now on board Irish director Lenny Abrahamson's "Room," based on the bestseller by Emma Donahue (who also penned the adaptation).

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    Emily Blunt in Talks to Star in Denis Villeneuve's Next Film

    Denis Villeneuve has had a big last six months, with well-regarded thrillers "Prisoners" and "Enemy," both starring Jake Gyllenhaal, arriving in theaters. Now the Quebecois director has tapped Emily Blunt to be in his next nail-biter, "Sicario."

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    Lynne Ramsay and 'Jane Got a Gun' Producers Reach a Settlement

    Is the "Jane Got a Gun" saga finally over? Following a legal dispute underway since last Fall, the producers of the troubled Western and director Lynne Ramsay, who vanished from the production in March 2013, have reached an agreement. Though the financial particulars remain unclear, the settlement i...

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    Diane Ladd Will Star in 'I Dream Too Much,' from Executive Producer Richard Linklater

    Three-time Academy Award nominee Diane Ladd and newcomer Eden Brolin have been cast in writer/director Katie Cokinos' debut film "I Dream Too Much." An independent feature film about a imaginative recent college grad who finds herself caring for her formidable Great Aunt in snowy upstate New York, t...

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