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TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: Williams, Wright and Bingham Revitalize 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Four

A lethal triangle formed by Michael Kenneth Williams, Jeffrey Wright and femme fatale Margot Bingham has made "Boardwalk Empire" fun to watch again.
  • By David Chute
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  • October 30, 2013 6:20 AM
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'Entourage' Movie Set to Go

Reportedly that long in-the-works "Entourage" movie is finally ready to roll. Director Doug Ellin tweeted today that the big-screen version of the popular HBO series is "a go."
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 3:04 PM
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AFI FEST Adds Conversations and Panels, from Veteran Bening to Rising Stars Gerwig and DeHaan

AFI FEST 2013 has added conversations and panelists to its bulging program set to take place November 7 though 14 in Hollywood.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 29, 2013 2:58 PM
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Producer Cassian Elwes and Black List Team for Independent Screenwriting Fellowship

Producer Cassian Elwes and Black List founder Franklin Leonard have unveiled the creation of the Cassian Elwes Independent Screenwriting Fellowship, wherein one unrepresented writer with lifetime earnings not exceeding $5,000, with a screenplay of indie sensibility, will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and mentorship from Elwes himself.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 2:43 PM
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In the Works: Dennis Lehane Writing American Remake of 'A Prophet'

Bestselling crime novelist Dennis Lehane is on board to pen the American remake of 2010's "A Prophet" for Sony.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 1:53 PM
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Sundance Doc 'Citizen Koch' Reappears, Tweaked and Funded

In ancient times, being a “citizen” is what differentiated one from being a slave. In Sundance doc "Citizen Koch," what Tia Lessin and Carl Deal see looming on the horizon is a world of one-percenter citizens, and the rest of us.
  • By John Anderson
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  • October 29, 2013 1:29 PM
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In the Works: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Developing Series at HBO

"12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen has lined up his next project, and it will be at HBO. The Brit director is developing a New York-set drama series for the cable network.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 1:12 PM
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The International Documentary Association Nominations For the IDA Documentary Awards Help Winnow a Burgeoning Oscar Field

The International Documentary Association nominations for the 2013 IDA Documentary Awards have landed.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 29, 2013 12:55 PM
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Casting Watch: Emile Hirsch to Play John Belushi in Upcoming Biopic

Emile Hirsch has landed the role of John Belushi in an untitled biopic, to be directed by Steve Conrad (screenwriter of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"). Conrad is helming from his own script, based on the 2005 biography of Belushi by Judy Belushi Pisano and Tanner Colby.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 12:33 PM
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WATCH: First Trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

The first trailer has arrived for Fox's "X-Men: Days of Future Past," which combines the stars from the original film series and the 2011 prequel. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 29, 2013 12:31 PM
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