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    Diane Kruger On 'Farewell, My Queen,' The Value Of Beauty In Hollywood & Finding A Leopard In Her Shower

    Having followed what has become a fairly well-trodden path from modelling into acting, Diane Kruger seems determined to ensure that her career is more diverse and challenging than that label might suggest. In this endeavor she is undoubtedly helped by being fluent in German, French and English,...

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    Watch: Trailer For SXSW & Berlin Pic 'Electrick Children' & A Quick Chat With Star Julia Garner

    Seeming even younger than her 18 years, Julia Garner, the lead in Rebecca Thomas' debut feature "Electrick Children" (reviewed here) delivers one of those performances that marks a new star in the ascendant. Juggling upcoming roles and sweetly new to the world of press junkets and prom...

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    Idris Elba Confirms Nelson Mandela Project + Source Material + Expected Dates

    News of Idris Elba playing Nelson Mandela has been circulating the web for at least a month or 2, and while we've known about it, we didn't (and still haven't) posted anything about it because, as far as I know, there hasn't been any confirmation of it... until now anyway.

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    Melissa Leo Talks 'Francine,' The "Sacred Territory" Of Acting & What She's Looking At Next

    Having experienced something of a mid-career breakout with her Oscar-winning supporting role in "The Fighter," Melissa Leo's name has fast become something of a hallmark of quality. Recently she has lent her talents for startlingly authentic portrayals to the likes of "Treme,"...

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    Billy Bob Thornton On 'Jayne Mansfield's Car': The Major Change He Made In The Edit, '60s Muscle Cars And More

    Contrary to his fearsomely eccentric reputation, we are happy to report that in person, writer/director/actor Billy Bob Thornton is a charmer. Attending The Berlin Film Festival for the premiere of his first directorial outing in over a decade "Jayne Mansfield's Car" (you can read our review here), ...

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    McG Discusses The Alternate Endings To 'This Means War' & The (Jokey) "Homoerotic Finish" You'll Get On DVD

    This weekend, Fox's ambitious blend of action, comedy and romance, "This Means War," rolls into theaters starring Chris Pine and Tom Hardy as warring CIA agents at each others' throats vying for the attentions of Reese Witherspoon. With the picture now finished and screenings begin...

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    "Battleship" Director Peter Berg Says Rihanna Has 'Very Strong Part' and She's 'Really, Really Good'

    Even though Rihanna may have appeared in the Battleship trailer for a milisecond, director Peter Berg gushed about the superstar singer's acting prowess and her role in the upcoming action sci-fi flick, which hits theaters May 18th, 2012.

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    Director Josh Trank Discusses His Found-Footage Film 'Chronicle' & His Concerns About Doing A Sequel

    You've wowed Hollywood with your daring, genre-defying action film. You've got the critics on your side. You made the film on a tiny budget. And now, you've got a hit. What do you do next? Most would pursue the sequel route, particularly with something like "Chronicle," the found-footage drama revol...

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    Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor Talk African Tribal Dancing, Mimicking Pink Floyd & Making 'Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance'

    Coming from the grimier, gonzo world of "Crank," it was something of a surprise to see directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor take the helm of Sony blockbuster "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." While the first film was a $228 million hit, Sony definitely wanted to take ...

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    NVBC 2012 Preview: "From Fatherless To Fatherhood" Attempts To Turn Page On Absent Fathers

    More highlights from the upcoming New Voices In Black Cinema Festival housed at BAMCinematek in Brooklyn, NY, which kicks off tomorrow, Thursday, the 16th of February, and will run through the 20th...

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