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Could a Twitter Hashtag Campaign to Cast Ruffalo as Columbo Yield Results?

Early casting rumors should be taken with a grain of salt. When they’re coming directly from Twitter? Buy yourself a mine. It's just possible, this time, that speculation that Mark Ruffalo was perfect casting for a revival of one of classic TV’s greatest characters on the big screen could yield results.
  • By Nick Newman
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  • July 17, 2014 4:50 PM
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Wachowskis' Netflix Series 'Sense8' Cast Revealed

The cast for "Sense8," the upcoming sci-fi series from Andy and Lana Wachowski, has been revealed. For genre geeks, it's a doozy.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • June 23, 2014 3:55 PM
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Guy Pearce Joins Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult in Dystopian Romance 'Equals'

Yes, we have another dystopian movie coming up. In Drake Doremus's romance "Equals," Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult play young lovers in a romance written by Nathan Parker, set in a society where emotions have supposedly been eradicated. Just ahead of the stateside opening of David Michôd's Cannes hit "The Rover," Guy Pearce ("Memento") is joining Stewart and Hoult.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 12, 2014 1:16 PM
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TriStar Partners with BBC on Bennett and Hytner's 'Lady in the Van' with Dame Maggie Smith

In Hollywood there are always exceptions to the rule. Like, women, especially older women, can't open or carry movies. So, in the face of such misinformed conventional wisdom, TriStar Productions' Tom Rothman is greenlighting "The Lady in the Van" with "Downton Abbey" and "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" star Maggie Smith, age 79. That's because Smith is an actress who wins Oscars
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 3, 2014 4:43 PM
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What's Next for Lupita Nyong'o? 'Star Wars'!

With the Academy Awards in the cultural rearview mirror, many of us wondered when and how we'd see a preternatural talent, and first-time Oscar winner, like Lupita Nyong'o on the big screen again. On Oscar night, the Mexican-born, Kenyan-raised Yale graduate who swept awards season with her sublime performance in "12 Years a Slave" basked in the limelight in her stunning blue gown. What would her follow-up be? Well, it turns out those casting rumors that JJ Abrams was circling Nyong'o for a role in his upcoming "Star Wars" reboot are true.
  • By Anne Thompson and Ryan Lattanzio
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  • June 3, 2014 12:26 PM
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Woody Allen's Next Film Begins Casting, Expected to Shoot in Rhode Island in July

Woody Allen's films have taken us all over the world these last few years--Paris in 2011, Rome in 2012, San Francisco in 2013 and the French Riviera this year in his new "Magic in the Moonlight"--and his next film will bring us back home, according to some juicy, newly released details.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 2, 2014 10:48 AM
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Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Adaptation of Dave Eggers' 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

Daniel Radcliffe is having a go at a Dave Eggers' adaptation, "You Shall Know Our Velocity." Radcliffe will star as the the bookish Will, opposite a yet uncast co-lead to play Will's more gregarious and skirt-chasing buddy Hand, who embark on worldwide excursion to give the $32,000 insurance fallout from their friend's death to those in dire need.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 19, 2014 1:48 PM
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Glenn Close Set to Star as 'The Wife' in Meg Wolitzer Adaptation

Glenn Close is set to star in the upcoming adaptation of bestseller "The Wife," by Meg Wolitzer ("The Interestings"). We haven't seen Close on the big screen since 2011's "Albert Nobbs," but 2014 is shaping up to be a prolific year for her with four films completed, one to shoot, and now this recent signing to the Wolitzer project.
  • By Katelyn Trott
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  • May 16, 2014 1:52 PM
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Cannes: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow Set for 'Secret in Their Eyes' Remake

Director Billy Ray ("Shattered Glass") has had a remake of Argentina's Oscar winner thriller "The Secret in Their Eyes" in the works for a few years, set up and then languishing at Warner Bros., and now rejuvenated at IM Global, who's set to shop the film at the Cannes market. And they've got a tantalizing cast in place: Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 13, 2014 1:56 PM
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Emma Stone Will Star Opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Woody Allen's Next Film

Emma Stone, who stars in Woody Allen's upcoming feature "Magic in the Moonlight," is also now signed on to star in the prolific director's next film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • May 6, 2014 1:45 PM
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