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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

Posted August 25th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

With his unique vision, writer/director Ned Benson ambitiously captures a complete picture of a relationship in the beautifully relatable portrait of love, empathy and truth that is THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY. Once happily married, Conor (McAvoy) and Eleanor (Chastain) suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy.

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Lifetime Films Will Produce Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Revenge Saga 'Lila and Eve'

fb.indiewire.com – Lifetime Films and A+E Studios have joined withJuVee Productions and ChickFlicks to produce "Lila and Eve," a new film from "Drumline" directorCharles Stone III.The feature will star Viola Davis andJennifer Lopez and will tell the story ofgrief-stricken mother Lila (Davis), who, after her son is murdered in a drive-by shooting, begins attending a support group where she meets Eve (Lopez), who lost her daughter. 38 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Viola Davis Talks ENDER'S GAME and Working With Michael Mann on CYBER

collider.com – It’s rare when a big budget studio film tackles weighty and controversial issues. The bigger the budget, the more the film must appeal to a mass audience (or so the thinking goes). It’s the typical four-quadrant-attempting-to-please-everyone-but-actually-pleasing-no-one bullshit. Ender’s Game is the rare exception: a film with an immense multi-million dollar price tag that’s also willing to tackle difficult socio-political issues. 50 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee

Get On Up

Posted October 5th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

Cyber

Posted September 30th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

A hacker helps a US-Chinese task force track down a cyber terrorist operating out of an Asian country.

Review: Prisoners (Of Predators And Prey)

2:00 PM 9/20/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Wolverine is a puppy compared to Keller Dover, the devout family man Hugh Jackman plays in new kidnapping drama Prisoners. On Thanksgiving, in an unnamed American suburb, his family has dinner with The Birches (Terrence Howard and Viola Davis). While adults savor wine and teenagers watch crap TV, the daughters (around 8) go outside to play and don’t come back.

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Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Eyed To Reteam With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor For James Brown Biopic

fb.indiewire.com – The last time Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer worked with Tate Taylor, in the director's 2011 hit "The Help," they both earned Oscar nominations, with the latter taking home the trophy to put on her mantle. So is it any surprise, that they may jump at the opportunity to work with the filmmaker again?

1 year 8 weeks ago via jetli

Michael Mann Adds 'Lust,Caution' Actors to His Cyber Thriller

6:29 PM 5/14/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Wei Tang and Leehom Wang are joining the cast of Michael Mann's untitled cyber thriller, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair will play siblings, with Tang being the love interest of Chris Hemsworth's character. An earlier report suggests the movie may center on this pair of Chinese siblings.
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Holt McCallany Boards Michael Mann’s Cyber Crime Pic

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Lights Out star Holt McCallany has booked a lead role opposite Chris Hemsworth and Viola Davis in the untitled Legendary Pictures movie being directed by Michael Mann that centers on cyber terrorism. The thriller is expected to begin shooting this month in China. The plot is being kept quiet, but McCallany will play a street-smart U.S. 1 year 23 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Viola Davis In Talks To Star In Michael Mann's 'Cyber'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis is in talks to star as the female lead in the Michael Mann-directed pic Cyber. Legendary Pictures is producing the pic, a thriller about cyber crime, which is set to begin shooting in China next month. Davis, repped by CAA and Principal Entertainment, just wrapped production on Prisoners and Ender’s Game, both set for fall releases. 1 year 26 weeks ago via donnieyen
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