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    Comic-Con 2014: Why 'The Giver' Is Like 'Tron: Legacy' and 'John Carter'

    The Comic-Con footage for "The Giver" looks good once you get past the all-too similar dystopian subject matter. Even though Lois Lowry's book paved the way for all that young adult fiction 21 years ago, can the Weinsteins make audiences want to see it?

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    Screen Talk Report from Halls of Comic-Con, 'The Giver' and Other Oscar Possibilities

    Every year I approach the trip to Comic-Con in San Diego with equal measures of anticipation and dread. Why? It's huge, crowded, stressful and crammed with the best and worst of pop culture. I talk about it with Indiewire critic Eric Kohn on our weekly podcast, sitting cross-legged on the floor outs...

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    Meryl Streep and Mike Nichols Return to HBO for 'Master Class'

    The grand dame of great acting will star as opera singer Maria Callas in Mike Nichols' upcoming adaptation of "Master Class" for HBO.

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    Handicapping this Year's Movie Musicals, from 'Jersey Boys' to 'Annie' to 'Into the Woods'

    The multiplex is alive once more with the sound of Broadway show tunes: a trio of popular shows, all aimed at distinctly different audiences, will take a bow in movie theaters this year.

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    TriStar's Rothman Adds 'Bridesmaids' Scribes Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo to His Starry Roster

    Chalk up another win for new TriStar Productions chief Tom Rothman, who is lining up an impressive roster of movies for Sony release. The latest: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the writing team behind 2011's groundbreaking "Bridesmaids," are joining forces to write, produce and star in another comed...

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    Watch: Meryl Streep Solves Our Suffering in New Trailer for 'The Giver'

    Meryl Streep steps into the role of a maniacal dictato as Chief Elder in the upcoming adaptation of Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel "The Giver".

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    WATCH: First Trailer for 'The Giver' -- Weinsteins Give YA Drama 'Butler' Slot

    A first trailer for "The Giver" has arrived, adapted from Lois Lowry's classic YA novel of the same title. Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges both star (with Bridges playing the Giver), along with Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift and Brendan Thwaites. The Weinsteins are aiming at August--f...

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    Ten Meryl Streep Characters Through a Feminist Gaze

    Meryl Streep is a cinema nonpareil whose acting talent and aura seemingly can't be explained. Nominated for a record 18 Academy Awards and winner of three, Streep is up for an Oscar on March 2 for her over-the-top portrayal of a grieving, drug-addicted mother in John Wells' movie version of Tracy Le...

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    Meryl Streep Joins Carey Mulligan for 'Suffragette,' Written by Abi Morgan

    Meryl Streep is set to play Brit political activist Emmilene Pankhurst in "Suffragette," alongside Carey Mulligan. The period drama will be helmed by Sarah Gavron ("Brick Lane"), and is written by "Iron Lady" scribe Abi Morgan.

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    Trailers from Hell: Marshall Harvey on Albert Brooks' Otherworldly Limbo Dramedy 'Defending Your Life'

    To Live and Shake and Die in LA! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with editor Marshall Harvey introducing Albert Brooks' "Defending Your Life," starring Meryl Streep and Brooks.

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