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Mark Strong Reteaming with Cumberbatch for IMITATION GAME, Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson Lead DRIVE, and Delroy Lindo Joins CYMBELINE – We’ve got some casting news to attend to this morning. Briefly: Mark Strong will be reteaming with his Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy co-star Benedict Cumberbatch for the true story The Imitation Game. Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson are set to star in the drama Learning to Drive. Delroy Lindo has joined the cast of the contemporary Shakespeare adaptation Cymbeline.

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No 'Drive' Sequel But The Driver Character May Return in a Spin-Off

Drive – Director Nicolas Winding Refn delivered one of 2011′s most talked about films with Drive. In an industry that is riding high on successes from fan-favorite superhero films, Drive presented viewers with a provocative look at a different kind of “hero.” Even though the film was snubbed by The Academy, Refn’s efforts, along with star Ryan Gosling, became one of the most celebrated films of 2011 - among moviegoers and critics alike. 8 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen

Tarantino Liked 'Green Lantern' More Than 'Drive' – Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has released his list of his favorite and least favorite films of 2011, and there are certainly some surprises on it. 9 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee

'Drive' Sequel 'Driven' Coming In April 2012 (In Book Form) – As the year-end lists start to roll out proclaiming the best films of 2011, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” seems to be receiving a lot of the love from critics and audiences alike. Though many will forget that Refn’s assured thriller found its basis in crime novelist John Sallis’ work, it looks like they will have a new chapter to the tale, as the author has revived the monosyllabic Driver character that Ryan Gosling portrayed on screen once again. 9 years 12 weeks ago via jetli

NYCritics Online: 'Artist', Shannon, Streep – New York Film Critics Online added its ranks to Sunday’s parade of honors. From the group’s website: Film – The Artist Actor – Michael Shannon (Take Shelter) Actress – Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) Director - Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) Supporting Actor – Albert Brooks (Drive) Supporting Actress – Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) 9 years 12 weeks ago via brucelee

New York Film Critics Circle Kicks Off Awards Season By Anointing Streep, Pitt, The Artist – The New York Film Critics Circle made waves by moving their awards announcement up to November 29 in an effort to claim "First!" but Oscar-watchers have to admit: Between the NYFCC Twitter roll-out and this morning's Spirit Awards nominations, there's a crackle in the air on an otherwise slo-o-o-w news day. 9 years 14 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' Lead Indie Spirit Award Nominations – "Take Shelter" and "The Artist" are the top nominees for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The nominations were announced on Tuesday morning by actors Anthony Mackie and Kate Beckinsale, as well as by Film Independent Senior Director Sean McManus. The films competing for the top prize, Best Feature, are "50/50," "The Descendants," "Beginners," "Drive," "Take Shelter" and "The Artist." 9 years 14 weeks ago via brucelee

FilmDistrict is Being Sued for Marketing 'Drive' Too Well – Everyone’s complained about misleading and overly spoilerific trailers at one point or another. They’re all annoying, but they’re trailers. We deal with them. Well, at least that used to be the case. Now one member of society who’s so fed up with studios selling their movies in a “bait-and-switch” fashion is taking this very, very serious matter to where it belongs 9 years 21 weeks ago via jetli

Drive: Rev it Up!

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Posted September 25th, 2011 by popcorn
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10/17/11: Drive opened at the #3 spot to $11.3mil. Critics on RottenTomatoes gave it 93% while 79% of the audiences liked it. It is both thrilling to watch and artistically well made.   More »


Disney's Lion King Reigns at Box Office... Again! – Nostalgia was key in Disney's The Lion King 3D opening this weekend to an impressive $29.3 million in just 2,330 theaters, where it averaged over $12.5 thousand per site. 9 years 24 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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