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Brit Marling Says 'The East' Has An Undercurrent Of "Revolution And Rebellion" In The Story

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • November 30, 2011 3:58 PM
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Just a year ago, Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij were scrambling to finish their debut collaboration, “Sound of My Voice,” to have it ready in time for the Sundance Film Festival. Speaking last week to Marling from the Shreveport, LA set of their follow-up, “The East,” the multitalented actress seemed enormously grateful for the opportunities she and Batmanglij are currently enjoying, even if Hollywood hasn’t yet quite written them a blank check.

Sony Will Distribute 'The 'Evil Dead' Remake, Filming To Kick Off In 2012

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 30, 2011 3:46 PM
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The remake train keeps on rolling, and yes kiddies, Sam Raimi is producing a remake of his own cult classic, "The Evil Dead," and now a powerhouse studio is behind the movie.

That's Not Nice Frodo; Elijah Wood Gets Murderous In Set Pics From Horror Remake 'Maniac'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 30, 2011 3:19 PM
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Well, here's a side we haven't really seen from Elijah Wood. Okay, maybe once, when he played the silent Kevin in "Sin City." Anyway, it looks like Frodo is diving in head first into the remake of the 1980 cult slasher pic "Maniac."
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Robert Rodriguez Talks 'Spy Kids 4,' The Freedoms Of Self-Financing & His Numerous Upcoming Projects

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • November 30, 2011 3:03 PM
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Catfight! Lea Seydoux & Paula Patton Beat Each Other Up In Bourne Style Clip From 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 30, 2011 2:44 PM
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Perhaps worried that news of "The Dark Knight Rises" prologue playing in front of it was taking some of the steam off "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," Paramount has dropped a new action-packed clip from movie that is a nice change from Tom Cruise swinging around outside and Jeremy Renner jumping down a shaft.

Taylor Swift, Lea Michele, Scarlett Johansson & Evan Rachel Wood In The Mix To Play Eponine In 'Les Miserables'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 30, 2011 2:19 PM
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Geez, it's been a whole month since the last update on Tom Hooper's star-studded musical "Les Miserables" that has Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne already on board. But here comes some news sure to get the die hard fans riled-up all over again.

Jeremy Renner Says 'The Bourne Legacy' Will Be The Familiar Franchise You Know, But With Brand New Faces

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • November 30, 2011 2:04 PM
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After delivering acclaimed performances in ensemble projects like “The Hurt Locker” and “The Town,” Jeremy Renner is poised on the edge of mainstream success, especially given the fact that his next role finds him sharing the screen with Tom Cruise in the highly anticipated sequel, “Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.” But after that, he'll be in a lead role in “The Bourne Legacy,” and Renner told The Playlist that his work in 'Mission: Impossible' more than prepared him for his next action franchise. “Tom [Cruise] has prepared me for, especially ‘Bourne,’ but all of them – ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and then ‘The Avengers,” he said during press rounds this week in Los Angeles.

Felicity Jones Talks Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Movie, 'Hysteria' & More After 'Like Crazy' Gotham Award Win

  • By Jen Vineyard
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  • November 30, 2011 1:19 PM
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Carey Mulligan Talks The Ugliness & Effortlessness Of Shooting Sex-Addiction Film 'Shame'

  • By Todd Gilchrist
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  • November 30, 2011 12:56 PM
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Since giving her breakthrough performance in 2009’s “An Education,” Carey Mulligan has become well-known to audiences for playing winsome, beautiful characters who convey intelligence and vulnerability in equal measures. But in Steve McQueen’s searing new drama “Shame,” she insists that audiences will see a new side of her, and not just because she quite literally exposes herself to them. “This character is kind of me in extremis,” she told The Playlist at the recent Los Angeles press day for the film. “Sissy is sort of me at my ugliest and my worst, and at my most sort of daring – or relaxed, maybe.”

Kevin Smith Throws Himself A Pity Party On Twitter After 'Red State' Gets Shut Out Of Indie Spirit Award Nominations

  • By Ryan Sartor
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  • November 30, 2011 12:54 PM
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Dear Kevin Smith, how’s it going, buddy? We’ve been following you on Twitter and couldn’t help but notice you had a rough go of it yesterday with those Indie Spirit Award nominations. No love for Michael Parks, John Goodman or Melissa Leo for "Red State"? That’s tough. Melissa’s probably okay with her Oscar, but we know what you mean—she was good in “Red State.”

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