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    James McAvoy on Getting 'Filth'-y for a Career Redefining Performance

    If you consider James McAvoy to be a heartthrob, get ready to have your heart broken.

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    'Spring Breakers' Sequel 'The Second Coming' In The Works, Gaspar Noé & Paul Verhoeven Line Up Next Projects & More

    There are really two different Cannes Film Festivals. There's the Cannes we know and love, the place where the filmmakers walk the red carpet and some of the biggest films of the year make their world premiere. And then there's the Cannes marketplace, where producers, distributors, investors and mor...

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    DJ Calvin Harris, Irvine Welsh Team Up with Will Smith, Jay-Z for HBO Electronic Music Comedy 'Higher'

    HBO is developing a half-hour fictional comedy set in the world of electronic music, according to Deadline. Titled "Higher," the series will be written by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh and developed by UK DJ Calvin Harris.

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    David O. Russell Drama Goes To ABC, Bill Cosby Returning To Primetime & More

    The small screen continues to be a place of refuge for filmmakers looking to create work outside the tentpole-crazed studio system and the latest carpetbagger is none other than David O. Russell getting in on the action. Per Deadline, the “American Hustle” director is teaming up with “Erin Brockovic...

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    Review: 'Filth,' Based On The Irvine Welsh Novel, Starring James McAvoy

    One thing we resolved early on, having read around on the subject a little: to try, try, try to get through just the first sentence of our review of “Filth,” the Jon S. Baird-directed adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel, without mentioning “Trainspotting.” So, obviously, we’re pretty disappointed wit...

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    Exclusive: Danny Boyle Says 'Trainspotting' Sequel With Original Cast Hoping To Shoot In 2016; Two Period Piece Films Also In The Works

    The buzz out of Austin this afternoon is Danny Boyle's SXSW Film Festival talk with the New York Times' David Carr (more on that later). The filmmaker unveiled some footage of his new mindbending heist film (which we've seen mind you, and it's very good), "Trance," starring James McAvoy and Rosario ...

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    Irvine Welsh Says 'Filth' With James McAvoy Aiming For TIFF Premiere

    Since Danny Boyle’s adaptation of “Trainspotting” hit screens back in 1995, its source writer Irvine Welsh hasn’t really managed to become a fixture on the big screen. His writing credits have mostly been confined to shorts and TV movies, despite talk of an adaptation his &ld...

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    Jody Hill & Irvine Welsh Teaming For HBO Version Of Hit Sundance Doc 'Knuckle'

    Network Also Planning Miniseries Version Of 'I, Claudius'Every so often, a documentary comes along that seems ripe for feature adaptation, and, as usual, it's snapped up speedily by studio executives. But for the most part ("Dogtown & Z-Boys" becoming "Lords of Dogtown" being the only exception we c...

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