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Peter Berg may helm the Boston bombing thriller Patriots' Day

Director Peter Berg and star Mark Wahlberg may be reuniting for their third film together after LONE SURVIVOR and the upcoming DEEPWATER HORIZON. In keeping with the true tales of perseverance, Variety reports that Berg is close to a deal that would have him direct the Boston Marathon bombing story PATRIOTS' DAY. PATRIOTS' DAY will represent the first feature film...
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08.04.2015
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Affair, Insurgent, Orphan Black

This Week: Fooling around with The Affair, the clones keep coming in Orphan Black, and another dip into the Divergent series. ► Despite a rocky start, Showtime’s THE AFFAIR ended up being one of last year’s best new shows. The dodgy concept of showing two different versions of the same events every...
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08.03.2015
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What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (August 2015)

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, the DIVERGENT series continues with INSURGENT , Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara go on a HOT PURSUIT , Marion Cotillard gives an Oscar-nominated turn in TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT , Edward Snowden is the focus of doc CITIZENFOUR , James Franco and Jonah Hill tell a TRUE STORY , Tom Hardy searches for CHILD 44 , Walt Disney’s SHORT FILMS...
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08.03.2015
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David Gordon Green to direct the Boston Marathon bombing movie Stronger

David Gordon Green is an interesting director. The acclaimed filmmaker behind movies like GEORGE WASHINGTON, JOE, PRINCE AVALANCHE, and MANGLEHORN is also known for less artistic fare like YOUR HIGHNESS and PINEAPPLE EXPRESS. His next film looks to be a blend of mainstream and dramatic fare that should play well to his strengths as a filmmaker and will join multiple projects developing...
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07.17.2015
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Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield take your house in the 99 Homes trailer

There was a significant amount of backlash when we revealed yesterday that Clint Eastwood would be adapting the story of the Miracle on the Hudson as a film. Many comments said not every true story should be made into a movie. You could make the case about the housing market collapse not being movie worthy either, but once you see the trailer for 99 HOMES. Our very own Chris Bumbray...
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06.03.2015
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Review: True Story

This review originally ran as part of our Sundance 2015 coverage. PLOT: Michael Finkel ( Jonah Hill ) – a disgraced journalist – sees an opportunity to get his career back on track when an accused murderer, Christian Longo ( James Franco ) is captured while posing as Finkel, and later agrees to a series of jailhouse interviews. REVIEW: TRUE STORY is an interesting...
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04.14.2015
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Felicity Jones talks True Story and Star Wars!

In TRUE STORY, Felicity Jones plays the supportive but tentative partner of Jonah Hill 's journalist character Michael Finkle, whose latest case is driving him to the brink. He's become obsessed with Christian Longo ( James Franco ) a charming, manipulative man accused of murdering his wife and children. To the public at large, Longo clearly seems guilty, but for Finkle, there's perhaps...
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04.13.2015
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Brad Pitt in negotiations for lead role in Angelina Jolie's Africa

Angelina Jolie is reaching over the kitchen table to nab the star for her next project. Brad Pitt is in talks for AFRICA , a biopic of paleo-archaeologist Richard Leakey. The pair recently finished shooting BY THE SEA , their first movie together since MR. & MRS. SMITH and Jolie’s third directorial effort. AFRICA, scripted by Eric Roth (FORREST GUMP), follows Richard...
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01.28.2015
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Jennifer Lawrence to star in The Dive with James Cameron producing

James Cameron ’s THE DIVE has been talked about for a few years now but with nothing to report for so long I had actually forgotten about the film until now. It tells the tragic true story of free diving couple Francisco “Pipin” Ferraras and his wife Audrey Mestre, and the record-setting attempt that claimed Mestre’s life. Back in 2012 Cameron gave up...
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01.16.2015
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James Franco and Jonah Hill unravel a murder in the trailer for True Story

If the images from last week weren't enough to tide you over, the trailer for Rupert Goold 's TRUE STORY is here to give you an idea of what we're in for. Jonah Hill plays disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel as he goes to meet accused killer Christian Longo ( James Franco ), who has taken on Finkel’s identity. Finkel's investigation morphs into an...
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12.22.2014
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First images from the drama True Story starring Jonah Hill and James Franco

The 2015 Sundance Film Festival lineup has added Rupert Goold ’s feature directorial debut TRUE STORY to the lineup.  The drama is based on actual events centered on the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name. The movie stars Jonah Hill , James Franco...
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12.15.2014
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Jeff Daniels eyed for role of Apple CEO John Sculley for Steve Jobs biopic

While the drama off-screen continues when it comes to the Aaron Sorkin -written, Danny Boyle -directed Steve Jobs biopic, we all know there is still work to be done. As it stands now, Universal has the rights to the movie starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak. Now another name is being looked at and it’s someone who is no...
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12.09.2014
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