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There's Going To Be A 'Fast Six,' Obviously

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 10:31 AM
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While we may bemoan studios forever clinging to sequels and franchises, there is a very good reason why. They make shitloads of money. Thus far, "The Fast And The Furious" franchise has brought just under $1 billion worldwide at the box office, doing more than triple the budget for these films. That's in-freakin-sanity. And with "Fast Five" revving its engines to hit theaters next week, it's hardly surprising that Universal already have their eyes on a sixth installment.

First Look At Danny McBride In '30 Minutes Or Less'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 9:52 AM
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With EW dropping a fresh look last week, Sony has delivered the rest, with a small crop of new pictures for the upcoming comedy "30 Minutes Or Less," including our first look at Danny McBride in the film.

Star Studded Beastie Boys Short ‘Fight For Your Right Revisited’ Premieres Tonight At Midnight

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 9:14 AM
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While this writer appears to be in the minority who didn't think the trailer for the Beastie Boys short "Fight For Your Right Revisited" was all that and a bag of chips, the rest of you will happy to know that it's now coming to a small screen near you.

'Homework' With Emma Roberts Now Titled "The Art of Getting By"; Gets June 17th Release Date

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 8:58 AM
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Looks like Fox Searchlight is adding another title to their summer slate, though they are nixing the title that might remind anyone of school or being in class.

Werner Herzog Says Woody Allen Won't Milk A Cow, Calls Out Oliver Stone For Skipping Warren Report

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 8:37 AM
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Says Klaus Kinski Turned Down Frederico Fellini Because He Thought He Made Bad FilmsPut a microphone near Werner Herzog and he's bound to say something amazing -- the director is relentless quote machine. So no surprise that in a recent interview with GQ (print edition), Herzog dropped a few more fantastic nuggets about his fellow colleagues in the industry.

Watch: Trailer For Indie Flick 'Terri' Starring John C. Reilly

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 7:52 AM
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With Sundance now in everyone's rearview, it means films from the fest are going to start trickling into theaters in releases both big and small, so don't feel too bummed if you didn't make it up to Park City this year. There will be plenty of opportunities to catch up.
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Woody Allen's Rome-Set Film Now Titled 'The Wrong Picture'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 7:36 AM
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At the rate Woody Allen works, it's no surprise that attention has already turned to his next film, rather than the one that's opening the Cannes Film Festival next month. Well, you will no longer have to use "Woody Allen Fall Project 2011" to describe the movie, as it now has a title.

Leven Rambin Joins 'Hunger Games' As Glimmer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 6:59 AM
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The forthcoming "Hunger Games" continues to mix up names big and small for the upcoming franchise vehicle, and a smaller name has now come aboard as casting news begins to move much more quickly around the project.

Isla Fisher To Play Myrtle Wilson In Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 6:36 AM
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Update: Deadline reports that due to his schedule with the Tehran hostage thriller "Argo," Ben Affleck won't be able to take the role in "The Great Gatsby."

Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Marion Cotillard Locked For 'The Dark Knight Rises' But Not As Who You Think

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2011 6:03 AM
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It was only a matter of time before Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard were confirmed for Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises," but the real surprise here is that the roles are quite different than what had been rumored for the past couple of months.

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