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    In The Works: Herzog's School Shooting Drama 'Vernon God Little,' Fassbender's Ubisoft 'Assassin's Creed' Teams with New Regency

    - Werner Herzog is set to direct "Vernon God Little," an adaptation of D.B.C. Pierre's novel penned by Andrew Birkin ("Perfume"). The coming of age story, set in Texas, follows a teenager who is caught up in the aftermath of a shooting at his high-school committed by his best friend...

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    Catholic Church's Sexual Abuse Uncovered: Thomas McCarthy's Secret Project, Gibney's 'Mea Maxima Culpa' at Film Forum

    Director Tom McCarthy ("Win Win," "The Visitor," "The Station Agent") and "The West Wing" scribe Josh Singer have signed on for Anonymous Content's film about the journalist who exposed the Catholic Church's longterm cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts.

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    Eric Roth Honored with Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award

    Screenwriter Eric Roth -- whose many credits include "The Insider," "Forrest Gump," "Munich" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" -- will receive the Austin Film Festival's Distinguished Screenwriter Award at the fest's annual Awards luncheon on October 20...

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    Casting Watch: Portman's 'Got a Gun' for Fassbender, Farmiga's 'Psycho' Prequel at A&E, Nielson & Bell Join Trier's Nymphos

    While it would seem impossible for the actor to physically accomplish all the roles on his slate, Michael Fassbender is in negotiations to join Natalie Portman in Lynne Ramsay's "Jane Got a Gun." Portman is producing the western and will star as a woman whose outlaw husband is being chased by crimin...

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    Exclusive First Look at Poster & Clip for Swedish WWII Epic 'Simon and the Oaks'

    Check out our exclusive first look at the poster and a clip for Sweden's "Simon and the Oaks." Swedish director Lisa Ohlin's "Simon and the Oaks," based on Marianne Fredriksson's bestselling novel and recipient of thirteen nominations for Sweden's Guldbagge Awards, will hit US theaters on October 12...

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    Freema Agyeman To Return To BBC In CBeebies Series 'Old Jack's Boat'

    Earlier this year, Freema Agyeman landed a plum role in the upcoming CW series The Carrie Diaries.  Now, she returns to her BBC roots in the CBeebies series Old Jack's Boat.

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    ABC's 'Once Upon A Time' Finds Its Knight In Sinqua Walls

    Popular ABC drama Once Upon A Time has cast Sinqua Walls as Sir Lancelot, for two episodes of its upcoming second season.

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    'Otelo Burning' US Theatrical Release In NYC This September, Screening At CIFF In October

    Otelo Burning, the Sara Blecher-directed drama set in South Africa in the late 80's, was one of the highlights screening at American Black Film Festival over the weekend (see my review HERE).

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    Omari Hardwick Hosts Aspire's Show Premiere of 'ABFF Independent' On 6/27 at 8PM ET

    Omari Hardwick Hosts Aspire's Show Premiere of 'ABFF Independent' On 6/27 at 8PM ET

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    'Wanted 2' Coming with Shocking Twist, Says Director Bekmambetov

    How to write a sequel for a hit film that kills off its best characters? Even though Angelina Jolie said no to bringing her character back to life, Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov has found a way for "Wanted." On the promo circuit for "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," the director says that the...

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