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'The Killer Elite' With Statham & De Niro Hits Sept 23rd; Clooney's 'Ides Of March' Moves Up 1 Week

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 10:03 AM
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Release dates! Make sure you don't have your grandma's birthday scheduled for these days and peep the updates below.

First Look At Emma Watson In 'Perks Of Being A Wallflower'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 9:27 AM
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Well, a first look at Emma Watson in her first feature film following the "Harry Potter" franchise has arrived and its positively....well, perky.

Cameron Crowe & Gus Van Sant Both Passed On Brian Epstein Biopic 'The Fifth Beatle'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 9:01 AM
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Stage Musical & Graphic Novel Also In The WorksWait, this is a story about who isn't a directing a movie? And while that's a bit of reversal on the who's-joining-what-project news, when it's two names like this it's hard to ignore and its pretty damn interesting.

Paul Greengrass Finally Chooses? 'Maersk Alabama' With Tom Hanks Appears To Be Next

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 8:14 AM
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About a week ago, it was reported that Paul Greengrass -- still on the hunt for this next film -- had added two more two his plate of potential gigs: the Somali pirate hostage story, now called "Maersk Alabama" with Tom Hanks attached or a Peter Morgan scripted Formula One racing movie, "Rush." But it looks like one film is finally taking the pole position.

Jesse Eisenberg & Jake Gyllenhaal First Names Conjured Up For Louis Leterrier's 'Now You See Me'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 7:51 AM
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Offers Out To Philip Seymour Hoffman, Olivia Wilde & Melanie LaurentJust like pulling a rabbit out of a hat, or sawing a woman in half, Louis Leterrier's next film is now moving with two names conjured up to join the cast (all this magic talk will make sense in a moment).

Watch: International Trailer For 'The Help' Starring Emma Stone

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 7:08 AM
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This writer is making a prediction now: "The Help" is going to be the sleeper surprise of the summer.
More: Films, The Help

Exclusive: Eerie, Creepy & Chilling Trailer For Indie Horror Flick 'Entrance'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 6:43 AM
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The Los Angeles Film Festival is nearly upon us and the big name films tend to generate the buzz and hog the spotlight, it's the lower key films that end up getting audience talking afterwards and of those may be the indie horror film "Entrance."
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'Rushmore' Reunion? Olivia Williams Frontrunner To Play Bill Murray's Wife In 'Hyde Park On Hudson'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 6:03 AM
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What else can we say about the lovely and talented Olivia Williams except that she's consistently great in pretty much anything she's in. Most American audiences became familiar with her she when she starred in Wes Anderson's sophomore effort "Rushmore" and it looks like a reunion of sorts with another cast member is in the works.

Matt Damon Says John Krasinski Is In His Directorial Debut That Will Shoot In 2012

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 5:40 AM
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For anyone who has been paying attention, Matt Damon has made no secret of his desire to step behind the camera and direct like his pal Ben Affleck, and it looks like the gears are in motion for just that to happen. Last month it was revealed that Warner Bros. picked up the spec script “Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses” as a possible starring and directing vehicle and Damon reveals he's found his first actor for the movie.

'Rabbit Hole' Scribe David Lindsay-Abaire Offered 'Poltergeist' Remake Writing Gig

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 8, 2011 5:11 AM
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What better way to come out of bankruptcy than with a whole bunch of blockbuster films and remakes? That's the plan MGM is taking, backing "The Hobbit," "James Bond 23" and “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” And though they denied it at the time, earlier this year it was revealed that the studio was dusting off a bunch of old movies for new versions with "Robocop," "Mr. Mom," "The Idolmaker," "Carrie" and "Poltergeist" were in various stages of development. For "The Idolmaker," Ryan Gosling has already stepped in and out of the director's chair while "Carrie" now has a writer on board. And it looks like "Poltergeist" is seeking a writer too.

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