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Filming Begins on World War I True Story 'Testament of Youth,' Starring Kit Harington and Alicia Vikander

Filming has kicked off on World War I drama "Testament of Youth," starring Kit Harington ("Pompeii," "Game of Thrones") and Alicia Vikander ("A Royal Affair"). Helmed by Brit TV director James Kent, the film tells the true story of Vera Brittain, who delayed her studies at Oxford to be a nurse during the war; she then had to keep her life together after both her fiance and brother were killed in battle.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • March 17, 2014 1:32 PM
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Box Office Top Ten: Newcomers '3 Days to Kill' & 'Pompeii' No Match for 'Lego''s Legs

"The Lego Movie" (Warner Bros.) continued its amazing run with a third weekend at #1 and shows no sign of weakening. The movie elevated the weekend's Top Ten total to $94 million, significantly down from last week's holiday numbers, but still $10 million above the same time last year. 2014 to date remains 9 % ahead of 2013.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • February 23, 2014 1:36 PM
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WATCH: Things Are Heating Up in 'Pompeii' Trailer (Sword and Sandal UPDATE)

A full trailer has arrived for "Pompeii" (February 21) one of the many Sword and Sandal items coming to theaters this year. The film stars "Game of Thrones" hunk Kit Harington, Emily Browning and Keifer Sutherland as the film's resident baddie (no, he's not playing Mount Vesuvius). Watch below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • February 7, 2014 2:15 PM
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