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Forest Whitaker Joins Tom Hardy in Netflix Crime Film ‘Havoc’

Forest Whitaker has joined Tom Hardy in the upcoming Netflix crime drama film “Havoc,” Variety has learned.The film hails from writer, director, and producer Gareth Evans, the first under a new exclusive multi-year deal to produce and direct films for the streamer.In “Havoc,” after a drug deal gone wrong, a bruised detective must fight his […]

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Lee Daniels Reveals He Was the Original ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Director Before Ang Lee

The musical chairs of hot directors once attached to direct the classic pastoral gay romance “Brokeback Mountain,” which ultimately went to Ang Lee, is the stuff of legend. Gus Van Sant was once set to helm the adaptation of Annie Proulx’s story, with Matt Damon and Joaquin Phoenix eyed to star in the roles that […]

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Lee Daniels Boards Lesbian Love Story ‘Pimp’ as Producer (Exclusive)

Lee Daniels has signed on to executive produce the indie urban drama film Pimp.Written and directed by Christine Crokos, the love story stars Keke Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee), Haley Ramm (The Originals), Aunjanue Ellis (The Help), Vanessa Morgan (Finding Carter), Mike E. Winfield (Conversations in L.A.), Edi Cathegi (Twilight) and Dmx.Pimp marks the first […]

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