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Morgan Freeman Will Play Army Veteran In "Last Vegas" w/ Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro

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  • May 17, 2012 6:01 PM
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Yesterday, Morgan Freeman was said to be in talks to join the cast of Last Vegas, the dramedy centered on four old friends who reunite in Sin City for one last big bash at the bachelor party of the only one who has managed to stay single.

"Why Did You Cast A Massive Music Superstar In What Amounts To A Run-And-Gun Supporting Role?"

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  • May 17, 2012 5:44 PM
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Maybe the question of the decade.

Brit Urban Action/Drama "Victim" Gets An Official Poster (Ashley Chin, Ashley Madekwe, David Harewood)

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  • May 17, 2012 4:59 PM
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Roughly 3 months after its world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival last October in London, British action/drama Victim, which stars Ashley Chin, Ashley Madekwe, Jason Maza, Adam Deacon, David Harewood and others, was acquired for UK distribution and international sales by Kaleidoscope Entertainment, for a spring 2012 release.

Chris Rock To Write And Direct Secret Comedy Film Project Produced By Scott Rudin

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  • May 17, 2012 4:53 PM
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After 2003's Head of State and 2007's I Think I Love My Wife, Chris Rock is planning to see how the director's chair fits again him, with a new comedy film project he's going to write and direct, starting sometime later this year.
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S. Epatha Merkerson's Directorial Debut "The Contradictions of Fair Hope" Hits Summer Festival Circuit

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 17, 2012 4:20 PM
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A film we first profiled in February this year is now prepping to make its official debut; here's further info on the project via press release:

Cannes 2012: Cuba Gooding Jr. Actioner "Deception" Acquired By Voltage Pictures, Shopped At Market

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  • May 17, 2012 3:49 PM
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More Cannes film market deals... Voltage Pictures has acquired international sales rights to the Cuba Gooding Jr. action flick titled Deception, which it will shop to buyers at the Cannes film market this week.

Isaiah Washington, Nikki M. James, Evan Ross Join Casts Of 3 Separate Film Projects

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  • May 17, 2012 2:16 PM
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Some quickie film casting news...

Cannes 2012: Marlon Wayans' Directorial Debut, Co-Starring Essence Atkins, Looking For A USA Home

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 17, 2012 1:40 PM
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Announced on this site in early February... Essence Atkins and Marlon Wayans star in the indie comedy/spoof titled Smart Ass, which is decribed as a spoof of all those found-footage flicks that have been released quite a bit in recent years.

"A Walk Among The Tombstones" Gets Some Life Again; Will TJ Come Along For The Ride?

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  • May 17, 2012 1:18 PM
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Liam Neeson isn't at all the face I pictured when I read this novel awhile ago. For starters, I imagined someone younger actually - maybe early to mid-40s. Neeson will be 60 next month.

Does The New "Prometheus" International Poster Reveal Idris Elba's Character's Fate?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 17, 2012 12:29 PM
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A week or so ago, Sergio asked for your thoughts on whether Idris Elba's character in the film lives until the end, or if he succumbs to the "Brotha Rule" - token black guy whose purpose really is to be sacrificed so that the others (the white characters) can live.