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Forest Whitaker Thriller 'Vipaka' Gets New Title As Codeblack/Lionsgate Pick Up USA Rights

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 8, 2013 7:47 PM
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It's been quite an active last 12 months or so for Jeff Clanagan and his CodeBlack Films, since the launch of last year's partnership with Lionsgate (also a company that's been on a hit streak lately).

On-Set Pics Of Anthony Mackie Suited-Up As Falcon

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 1, 2013 3:21 PM
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Nothing too special yet; it's all green screen work, so expect some CG additions later. But it's a start, and a glimpse of what's to come.

Review: 'Pain & Gain' Is Sour Candy (In Theaters Today, 4/26)

  • By Dan Simolke
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  • April 26, 2013 10:09 AM
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Anthony Mackie Gets Help With His 'Phallic' Problem In Clip From 'Pain & Gain'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 10, 2013 12:28 PM
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Red-bandTrailer For Michael Bay's 'Pain And Gain' (Wahlberg, The Rock, Mackie Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 27, 2013 11:19 AM
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So... Michael Bay takes a break from bloated, mega-budgeted sci-fi action movies to make a "low budget" (low for Michael Bay - $25 million) action-comedy, centered on bloated extortioners - bloated as in muscle heads.

Ashley Walters, Anthony Mackie In Talks To Play English Soccer Star, Laurie Cunningham

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 7, 2013 3:13 PM
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Drama Unfolds In 8 New Photos Of Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie In Psycho-Thriller 'Vipaka'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 11, 2013 1:38 PM
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Still no trailer yet, but here are 8 new photos from scenes in the film, courtesy of New Orleans-based photographer Patti Perret (the film was shot in New Orleans).

PAFF 2013 Review - Psycho Thriller 'Vipaka' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms

  • By Shadow And Act
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  • February 8, 2013 10:17 AM
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Directed by French/Lebanese director Philippe Caland (Boxing Helena), the psychological thriller Vipaka was the opening night film at the Pan African Film Festival in LA last night.

Anthony Mackie Joins Cast Of Bill Condon's WikiLeaks Movie - 'The Fifth Estate'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 23, 2013 9:44 PM
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Anthony Mackie joins the cast of one of at least three films in the works about the life of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Slamdance 2013 Review: Psycho Thriller 'Vipaka' Aims To Thrill But Underwhelms

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  • January 20, 2013 4:14 PM
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Directed by French/Lebanese director Philippe Caland (Boxing Helena), the psychological thriller Vipaka had its premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival today.