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Exclusive: Trailer For 'A Green Story' Starring Shannon Elizabeth Premiering At L.A. Greek Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 2:26 PM
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While Shannon Elizabeth was back on the big screen last weekend in "American Reunion," reprising the role of Nadia that made her famous, an entirely different side of the actress will be on display in the upcoming biopic "A Green Story." 

Watch: New 'Brave' Featurette Reveals New Footage, Plot Specifics

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 10, 2012 1:40 PM
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Disney's French YouTube channel (via Bleeding Cool) has debuted a new, minute-long featurette for their upcoming Disney/Pixar fairy tale "Brave." The piece seems to be part of a larger marketing scheme called "Brave Stories" that we'll probably see in America on the Disney Channel or ABC's Saturday morning programming (and, of course, online). Despite its brief running time, the featurette offers some new footage and some plot specifics.

Alex Proyas Lines Up Adaptation Of Robert A. Heinlein's 'The Unpleasant Profession Of Jonathan Hoag'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 1:38 PM
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Big-screen adaptations of Robert A. Heinlein's books haven't had a great history. The two most notable entries -- "Starship Troopers" and "The Puppet Masters" -- deviated heavily from the source material (as fun as the former movie was) leaving fans wanting for a more faithful big screen incarnation of his work. And well, they are getting another shot.

Angelina Jolie Circles Role In Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 1:08 PM
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With Disney giving Angelina Jolie's big fairy tale movie "Maleficent" a March 14, 2014 release date yesterday, will the actress have time to squeeze in another movie before cameras roll this summer? If so, it will be one of the hottest projects brewing.

Contest: DVD Copies Of Meryl Streep's Oscar-Winning 'The Iron Lady'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 12:46 PM
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Back in February, Meryl Streep took home her third Oscar and placed it on her mantle, taking the prize for her performance as controversial British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady." But if you missed your shot to see her award-winning turn in theaters, the movie is now headed for the comfort of your own home.

Exclusive: Poster For Darkly Comic & Dramatic 'Nancy, Please' Premiering This Month At The Tribeca Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 12:26 PM
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In a couple of weeks, the red carpet will roll out and lights will be dimmed for the Tribeca Film Festival, and a host of films will be unspooling for the first time in front of an audience. And one of the films hoping to earn attention from audiences will be Andrew Semans' dark, comic psychodrama "Nancy, Please."

Ti West Will Scare You Next With 'Bedbugs'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 12:18 PM
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Sometimes the scariest things happen closest to home, and for a brief moment in the pop culture sphere, bedbugs were the horreur du jour. The subject of countless new stories, cable exposés and more, it seems everyone was worried about bedbugs, and where you might get them: Exterminators enjoyed the brief uptick in business. And of course, those critters are now headed to the big screen. Kind of.

The Wait Grows Shorter For 'Twelve Years a Slave' As Steve McQueen Project Negotiates Final Financier

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • April 10, 2012 11:42 AM
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Two distinguished directors have both been hard at work putting together their Louisiana-based period films about slavery, and now the one least likely to have an Ennio Morricone sample, Steve McQueen's “Twelve Years a Slave,” appears to finally be ready to roll.

Gemma Arterton In Talks to Play Struggling Actress, Psychopath in '2LDK'-Inspired 'The Wright Girls'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • April 10, 2012 11:23 AM
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British actress Gemma Arterton is probably still best-known for her big-budget studio fare, with “Prince of Persia” and “Clash of the Titans” both simply relegating her to love interest roles, but as recent negotiations have begun to bring the actress back to her dark genre beginnings, that trend may not stay constant for long.

Talking Tesseracts & Prototypes: New Clip From 'The Avengers'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 10, 2012 10:45 AM
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You ready for some more "The Avengers" action!? Well, you've come to the wrong place. Continuing with their marketing plan, a large portion of which involves showing our heroes standing or walking, Marvel has unveiled yet another clip from the movie, this time with both walking and talking. Keep your pants on.

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