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'Sparkle' Soundtrack Features Cee Lo, Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 1:50 PM
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Led by "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks with an the ensemble cast that includes Michael K. Williams, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Omari Hardwick and the late Whitney Houston in a music heavy remake of the 1976 film of the same name, you can bet the filmmakers behind this are hoping the same audience that turned "Think Like A Man" into a sleeper hit show up for this next month. And it certainly won't hurt having a start studded soundtrack.

Watch: New Footage In 'The Dark Knight Rises' International TV Spot Plus Viral Campaign Material For John Blake

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 1:28 PM
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We are now fifteen days away from all 2 hours, 44 minutes of "The Dark Knight Rises" hitting theaters, but until then, thanks to the super secrecy of Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros., brief snatches of new footage are what we'll have to be content with until then. But really, in the era of marketing that demands the whole movie be shown to audiences via clips and trailers, it's refreshing, so we can't complain too much.

MGM Suing To Halt Production On 'Raging Bull II' Because, Obviously

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 12:43 PM
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Well, this was bound to happen sooner or later. With production underway on "Raging Bull II," MGM has pulled out the big guns, suing to not only halt the production of the movie, but also be awarded punitive damages “in an amount sufficient to punish the RB II defendants and to deter those who would commit or knowingly seek to profit from similar actions, now or in the future.” Ouch. But let's rewind on this a bit first.

Take Another Look At Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' With 10 New Images

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 12:25 PM
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You've likely already been feeling the intense heat the summer is bringing already, and if you're looking for a cool place to escape in August, you might want to hit up your local arthouse where you'll still be able to feel the season's sweaty and sticky vibe, but in air conditioned comfort. Spike Lee returns with "Red Hook Summer," his first non-doc feature since 2008's "Miracle At St. Anna's," and a handful of new images are here to give you a further look at what he'll be bringing.

New Images From The Weinsteins' 'The Sapphires' Starring Chris O'Dowd

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 5, 2012 11:40 AM
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Before the Cannes Film Festival even began this year, The Weinstein Company made their usual round of high-profile acquisitions, and among the more curious selections, a largely unknown Aussie flick called “The Sapphires” made its way into the mix. As more info was released, it became clear that TWC found the film to be exactly the crowd-pleaser they needed among their quirkier offerings, and now a few new images have hit the web to give a glimpse of exactly what caused the sale.

Watch: Jesse Eisenberg Meets Melissa Leo's Drug Dealer In Trailer For 'Why Stop Now?'; Preps Off-Broadway Effort 'The Revisionist'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 5, 2012 11:26 AM
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After a brief pause from acting in the past year, actor Jesse Eisenberg is slowly finding his way back onto cinema screens, most recently in Woody Allen's latest, “To Rome With Love.” That isn't to say the actor's been lounging off his Fincher cash though, as a first glimpse from his starring Sundance entry, as well as details of his second off-Broadway-penned effort, have shown up to provide two different sides to the actor's work.

Crispin Glover Checks Into 'Motel'; Sofie Gråbøl Joins 'Hour Of The Lynx' & Kevin McKidd & Ashley Jensen Have An 'Indian Summer'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 10:36 AM
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Crispin Glover has joined the indie-action thriller "Motel," which already has John Cusack, Robert De Niro and Rebecca Da Costa attached to star. David Grovic will direct the story about a hit man (Cusack) hired by a crime boss (De Niro), who teams up with a mysterious woman to fight off a bunch of baddies in the Delta. Um, okay. Martin Klebba aka the dwarf who punched people in the groin in "Project X" is also on board, and the film is currently shooting.

Watch: Sofia Vergara Purrs & Prowls In Footage From 'Machete Kills'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2012 9:58 AM
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Well, here's your fun fact for the morning: Sofia Vergara's son, Manolo Vergara, has his own web-based reality show, "Mi Vida con Toty." While we have to warn you that it's pretty much instantly annoying, if you want to see any footage from the currently filming "Machete Kills," you'll have to click play below.

David Tennant Returns To TV With 'Broadchurch,' Lee Daniels' 'Butler' Adds Colman Domingo & Susan Sarandon Goes To 'Hell & Back'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • July 5, 2012 9:37 AM
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Former "Doctor Who" star David Tennant will return to the small screen starring in eight-part drama "Broadchurch" alongside Olivia Colman and Vicky McClure. The story centers on the media circus that descends on a small coastal community after the murder of a young boy. The project is being produced by Kudos Film & Television who are responsible for programs such as "Life On Mars," and "Law And Order: UK." "Broadchurch" will begin shooting in mid-August and later air on BBC Four. [Deadline]

New Posters For 'Premium Rush,' 'The Impossible,' 'The Campaign,' 'Resident Evil' & 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • July 5, 2012 9:21 AM
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With "The Dark Knight Rises" around the corner, lensing on his directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" underway and "Looper" and "Lincoln" due to be unveiled this fall, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is up for quite the year. And there's one lesser, JGL-starring vehicle that's certainly making the most of his presence: David Koepp's"Premium Rush," which now has a fresh new poster. The film looks, at best, like a fun little thriller, and sees the actor play a bike messenger who gets hold of a the wrong package with Michael Shannon on his tail. The film hits theaters on August 24th.

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