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    Alexander Payne Trying To Lure Gene Hackman Out Of Retirement For 'Nebraska'

    Robert Forster, Jack Nicholson, Robert Duvall All Rumored Candidates; Film Will Be Shot In 'Black & White'Earlier this year, we revealed that Alexander Payne would be following up "The Descendants," which was only in post-production at the time, with his gestating father-son road-trip story "Nebraska," with Casey Affleck and Robert Forster loosely being eyed for the leading roles (wishlist stage essentially). Little had been heard about the project since then, but now that the George Clooney-led 'Descendants' gears up to hit theaters after impressing audiences and critics during recent festival appearances, it appears that Payne is getting "N...

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    George Clooney Needs Parenting Help In A New Clip From Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants'

    If the reviews out of Telluride and Toronto are anything to go by, and they usually are, Alexander Payne and George Clooney may very well need to book an appointment with their respective tailors for sometime mid-February.

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    Exclusive: George Clooney Meets His Daughter's Boyfriend In Clip From 'The Descendants'

    It's going to be a very busy fall for George Clooney. He started things off in Venice where he unveiled his latest directorial effort "Ides Of March," swung into Telluride to help premiere Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" and now he's in Toronto this week with both films continuing their journeys...

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    New Photo: George Clooney & Shailene Woodley In Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants'

    Alright, this image was up on the TIFF website a week ago, then removed and now back up on EW as part of their Fall Movie Preview, got that?

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    First Look: Megan Fox In 'Friends With Kids'; New Photos Of 'Rampart' & 'Take This Waltz'

    Plus New Photos Of 'The Descendants' & Luc Besson's 'The Lady'Michael Bay's loss is the indie world's gain. Megan Fox may no longer be part of the "Transformers" franchise, but her next big screen role will be in Jennifer Westfeldt's "Friends With Kids," an ensemble indie that stars Adam Scott, Jenn...

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    Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Resurfacing Makes Us Ask: What Happened To These Five Directors?

    So after a five year absence, "Little Miss Sunshine" directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris are returning with "He Loves Me Not," a whimsical-sounding project -- described as a mix of “Adaptation” and “Weird Science" -- written by actress Zoe Kazan that will star herself, her boyfriend Paul Dan...

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    Snubbed? Who's Missing In The 2011 Cannes Line-Up?

    As one of the most highly anticipated film festivals on the planet -- the Olympics of cinema as it were -- each spring the looming arrival of the Cannes Film Festival line-up brings with it a near feeding frenzy of anticipation (except for those actually awaiting the summer tentpole season).

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    Fox Searchlight Sets December 16th Release For Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants'

    Alexander Payne's highly anticipated "The Descendants" starring George Clooney is now primed for an award season tilt later this year with Fox Searchlight handing the film a December 16th release date.

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    How Alexander Payne And Jim Taylor Contributed To 'Cedar Rapids' And Nine Other Things We Learned

    Director Miguel Arteta Really Loves Michael Cera, Compares Him To Peter Sellers & MoreFilmmaker Miguel Arteta’s comedy “Cedar Rapids” is on the big screen in limited release this week and will expand into approximately 90-some screens this weekend. It’s the story of a low level insurance agent sent ...

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