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'Out Of The Furnace' Gets More Awesome, Adds Woody Harrelson To The Cast

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 9:31 PM
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With the wheels now firmly turning on "Crazy Heart" director Scott Cooper's long awaited next effort, the cast for "Out Of The Furance" -- which was already pretty damn strong -- just added another dose of awesome.

Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson Are 'Saving Mr. Banks'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 7:51 PM
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When Disney snatched up the Black List script "Saving Mr. Banks" back in February, not only was it one of the hottest buys of the year so far, there was added oomph by the fact the studio was already looking to cast Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep for the lead roles. And hell, landing one out of two ain't bad...

Jason Bateman Out, Jennifer Aniston In For 'We're The Millers'; Jason Sudeikis Also Eyeing Role

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 7:00 PM
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Here's a project that has been stuck in development hell, that we kind of figured was left for dead. In various stages of development for nearly a decade, "We're The Millers" saw folks like directors John Morris and Sean Anders, and actors Will Arnett and Steve Buscemi go through the revolving door. Last summer reports surfaced that Jason Bateman would take over the lead role, but now it looks like another casting change up is in the works.

Seth Grahame-Smith Writing Stop-Motion Animated 'Night Of The Living' For Tim Burton

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 6:43 PM
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Look out Johnny Depp, Tim Burton has a new bromance brewing. Screenwriter and author Seth Grahame-Smith has made a big splash in Hollywood, starting with "Pride And Prejudice And Zombies" the smash hit book that soon found studios calling, and while the movie is stuck in development hell, he's moved on to bigger things and found a pal in Burton. SGS has penned the screenplay for upcoming "Dark Shadows," Burton produced the SGS-penned "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and writer is also working on the "Beetlejuice" sequel for the director. And now, there's one more gig being thrown into the mix.

Ben Kingsley In Talks To Play Villain In 'Iron Man 3'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • April 9, 2012 5:51 PM
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He opposed Robert Redford's gang in "Sneakers." He gave Ray Winstone fits in "Sexy Beast." Now, one of cinema's great purveyors of evil menace is about to take on Iron Man.

'CSI' Star Wallace Langham To Play Legendary Designer Saul Bass In 'Alfred Hitchcock And The Making of Psycho'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 5:14 PM
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This is one of the few times we'll ever be excited about the role of a graphic designer getting cast in a movie, but when it comes to Saul Bass, there are are exceptions to every rule...

Paula Patton Draws '2 Guns' With Mark Wahlberg & Denzel Washington

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 4:38 PM
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You can practically see the marketing department doing backflips already, becuase this one is a no brainer. Combining the stars of three of the big hits of the last few months -- "Contraband," "Safe House," "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" -- in the same movie? Slam dunk.

'Maleficent' Starring Angelina Jolie Takes March 14, 2014 Release Date

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 4:23 PM
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If ain't broke, don't fix it. While "John Carter" and "Mars Needs Moms" didn't exactly match the billion dollar success of Disney's 2010 spring entry "Alice In Wonderland," the studio is sticking with March as their early season tentpole date, and are hoping that Angelina Jolie can right the ship after two years of spring flops.

Steve Carell Will Have 'Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day' With 'The Kids Are All Right' Director Lisa Cholodenko

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 4:01 PM
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So what do you do after you've helmed what is arguably the most successful film of your career? If you're Lisa Cholodenko, the co-writer and director behind "The Kids Are All Right," you use that momentum to try something brand new. Last spring, she signed on to helm an adaptation of the celebrated kids' book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" by Judith Vorst, and now it looks like one of the biggest comedy stars around is going to lend his talent to the picture.

'Ender's Game' Moves To November 1, 2013; 'Red Lights' Will Turn On July 13th

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 9, 2012 3:44 PM
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Some movement on a major franchise and a smaller-scale horror flick, so adjust your calendars accordingly....

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