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10 Awards Season Movies That Could Be Surprise Contenders

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 27, 2013 1:02 PM
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Awards season gets underway this week. We're sorry. We know it's August. But it's a fact—the premiere of "Gravity" on Wednesday at Venice is only the first in a veritable tsunami of Oscar contenders that will be unveiled on the Lido, with more unspooling at Telluride, TIFF and NYFF over the next six weeks or so. By the beginning of October, we'll have a much better sense of how the season will be looking (although some of these films have started screening already—we've seen a couple, though are embargoed for the moment).

Dakota Fanning To Star Opposite Kevin Kline As His Teenage Lover In ‘The Last Of Robin Hood’

  • By Tess Hofmann
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  • January 24, 2013 9:58 AM
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When it was announced in October that Kevin Kline would play screen icon Errol Flynn in “The Last of Robin Hood” a film about his inappropriate romance with teenage actress Beverly Aadland toward the end of his life, the question on everyone’s mind was -- which lucky young actress would play this unclassy broad? Now, Deadline reports that it will be a familiar face -- Dakota Fanning has signed on for the salacious role.

Kevin Kline Is Errol Flynn In 'The Last Of Robin Hood'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 10, 2012 5:16 PM
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Given his eventful life both on the screen and off, it's no surprise that Errol Flynn has already been portrayed by the likes of Jude Law ("The Aviator") and Guy Pearce ("Flynn"). But it looks like the screen legend is getting another go 'round on the big screen, and an equally capable actor is taking him on.

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