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Miami Film Fest: Plummer & MacLaine Star in 'Elsa & Fred'

“Elsa & Fred” starring Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer will certainly be looking for support among the “Marigold Hotel” crowd, but Michael Radford’s sentimental but candid story about late-inning love got a roaring response at the Miami Film Festival on opening night.
  • By John Anderson
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  • March 8, 2014 11:52 AM
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WATCH: First Trailer for Stephen Frears' 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight,' Starring Glover, Plummer, Langella and More

A first full trailer has arrived for Stephen Frears' "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," centering on Heavy Weight champ Ali's 1967 decision to refuse to enlist for Vietnam service -- which had legal ramifications all the way to the Supreme Court. Christopher Plummer, Danny Glover, Frank Langella and more star. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • August 27, 2013 1:03 PM
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Filming Begins for MacLaine and Plummer's 'Elsa & Fred' Remake: Cast Includes Brolin, Harden, Noth & Gilman

Joining the cast of Michael Radford's remake of "Elsa & Fred," starring Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer, are Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Noth, Jared Gilman, James Brolin, George Segal, Wendell Pierce, Reg Rogers, and Erika Alexander. The film just kicked off production in New Orleans.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • December 4, 2012 2:15 PM
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TIFF Roundup: New Deals & Partnerships, Incl. Drafthouse, 'Leviathan,' Backup Media & Groupe 1, Plus eOne Buys Alliance

A roundup of news from the Toronto fest...
  • By Sophia Savage and Beth Hanna
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  • September 7, 2012 2:07 PM
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