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Zoe Saldana In Talks To Play Christian Bale's Ex-Wife In "Out of the Furnace"

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • March 5, 2012 6:20 PM
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Zoe Saldana is currently in talks to star with Dark Knight's Christian Bale in the drama Out of the Furnace, written and directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Out of the Furnace, a "gritty throwback to 1970s movies" according to Variety, and based on Brad Ingelsby's script The Low Dweller, revolves around an ex-con, played by Bale, who is determined to avenge the death of his younger brother once he's released from prison.
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First Look At Omar Sy ("Intouchables") In Buddy-Cop Dramedy "On The Other Side Of The Tracks"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 4:13 PM
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With his history-making Cesar win for Best Actor this year, for his breakout role in the record-breaking French hit Intouchables, what's next for Monsieur Omar Sy?
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Lance Reddick Forms Production Company; 1st Film Completed; Anthony Hemingway Directing next

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 1:15 PM
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I think I speak for the rest of the S&A crew when I say that we're fans of Lance Reddick's work; most will likely remember him from his role in HBO's hit series The Wire, or maybe most recently, from Fringe.

"Marley" (The Definitive Doc On The Life Of Bob Marley) To Premiere In Kingston, Jamaica In FREE Public Screening

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 12:57 PM
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I suppose it's only right that Marley, the "definitive" documentary on the life of reggae superstar Bob Marley, will make its non-festival general release world premiere at Emancipation Park, in Kingston, Jamaica, on Thursday, April 19 (a day before Magnolia Pictures will release it in theaters and VOD here in the USA), in a screening event that's FREE and open to the public.

Sony Classics Picks Up "Smashed" With Octavia Spencer

  • By Sergio
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  • March 5, 2012 11:03 AM
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If you're waiting to see what Oscar winner Octavia Spencer will do next on the big screen you won't have much longer to wait. Sony Classics has announced that it has picked up, for worldwide distrubition, the film Smashed which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival in which Spencer has a major supporting role

Watch Trailer For Vin Diesel's "The Ropes" Series; Season 1 Now Streaming On Netflix

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 5, 2012 10:38 AM
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Here's the trailer for that Vin Diesel web series with Fox Digital Entertainment, titled The Ropes - an original series about the lives of bouncers - I've already alerted you, and which I didn't care for, which in turn attracted several comments (likely from the same person using different handles) challenging my reaction to it.
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Warner Archive DVD Releasing A Whole Lot Of Jim Brown Movies This Week

  • By Sergio
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  • March 5, 2012 12:10 AM
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I can't lie. I was overjoyed when I found out the news that this week the terrific DVD-on-Demand label Warner Archive (which has been a big success for Warner Home Video with over 1600 titles so far) will be releasing this week four MGM films made during the late 60's and early 70's starring the my hero, the man's man, Jim Brown..

Rising British Star Daniel Kaluuya Signs With Talent Agency ICM

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • March 2, 2012 3:57 PM
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Talent agency International Creative Management (ICM) lately seems to be building some sort of dream team, as they are snatching up young talent, left and right.  This week they added another strong player to their roster in British actor Daniel Kaluuya.

Rihanna Is Armed, Dangerous & Staring Intently At Something In Her "Battleship" Character Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 2, 2012 12:17 PM
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She plays a weapons specialist in the movie, although, as already noted in past posts, she's also barely visible in all the trailers we've seen thus far, even though director Peter Berg has said that she has a very strong part in it.

Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson To Star In "Woman-In-Peril" Thriller "No Good Deed" For Rainforest Films

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 2, 2012 11:59 AM
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In the video interview below (uploaded March 1, 20, producer Will Packer of Rainforest Films (the production house behind the upcoming relationship comedy Think Like A Man, and several other previous films like Takers) reveals that he's currently working on a thriller as the company's next project, which will star Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson.