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Brazilian Actor Refuses to Dub Sean Penn's "Milk" Character
By Mariela Rosario | 03/11/2009 - 13:00

Brazilian actor Marco Ribeiro, who has dubbed Sean Penn's voice into Portuguese for the films 21 Grams and All the King's Men has refused to help with the Oscar winner's newest film set to hit Brazilian airwaves, Milk.


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Sean Penn to Star in Film About Mexican Drug Cartels
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2009 - 14:00

Sean Penn is currently in discussion to star in the upcoming film Cartel, a drama for Universal Pictures.

Penn is considering the role of Ed Marker, a man on a journey to protect his son after his wife is murdered by men involved in the super violent Mexican cartels. The drama originally took root as a remake of La Scorta, a 1993 Italian film about four cops struggling to guard a lawyer prosecuting mafia bosses, but eventually evolved into an action film for Penn set in Mexico.


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Video: Gael García Bernal Plays Shaggy Cowboy in "The Limits of Control"
By Monica Herrera | 03/09/2009 - 17:00

As this trailer for Jim Jarmusch's new movie, The Limits of Control (out May 22), so aptly demonstrates, a scraggly-haired Gael García Bernal is better than no Gael at all. The Mexican actor plays a philosopher-cowboy type in the legendary indie director's new film, which was shot in Almería, Sevilla and Madrid, Spain and co-stars Jarmusch regulars Bill Murray and Isaach De Bankolé, Spanish actress Paz de la Huerta and Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton

 


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Video: Peek at Zoe Saldana in "Star Trek"
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 03/09/2009 - 16:30

The J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek is due in theatres on May 8. The film stars Chris Pine as a young Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as a young Spock, Eric Bana as Nero and Zoe Saldana as Lt. Uhura. Take a look at the trailer (below) and tell us if you’re excited to see the movie. Try not to blink, or you’ll miss seeing Zoe!

 


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Movie Review: "Watchmen"
By Alex Florez | 03/06/2009 - 11:30


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Alice Braga to Play Mickey Rourke's S&M-Loving Call Girl in "11 Minutes"
By Monica Herrera | 03/04/2009 - 11:00

Alice Braga is going the sexpot route for her next movie. Variety reports that the actress has signed on to play Maria, a call girl with an affinity for S&M, in 11 Minutes, a Hollywood Gang production based on the best-selling erotic novel by Brazilian writer Paulo Coehlo.


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Lin-Manuel Miranda Signs with DreamWorks to Create Secret Animated Musical
By Monica Herrera | 03/03/2009 - 13:20

The good news keeps pouring in for Lin-Manuel Miranda. On the heels of leaving his Tony-winning hit, In the Heights, to focus on new projects, the musical theater savant has inked a development deal with Dreamworks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda) to help create animated musical films.


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Antonio Banderas Joins the Cast of Director Woody Allen's New Film
By Monica Herrera | 02/27/2009 - 10:10

Does Woody Allen have a thing for Spanish heartthrobs? The Hollywood Reporter says that the legendary director has handpicked Antonio Banderas to co-star in his next movie, an as-yet-untitled project that starts shooting in London this summer.


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Movie Review: "Crossing Over"
By Jack Rico | 02/27/2009 - 09:00

Rated: R for pervasive language, some strong violence and sexuality/nudity.

Release Date: 02.27.2009 NY and/or LA

Starring: Alice Braga, Ray Liotta, Harrison Ford, Sean Penn

Director(s): Wayne Kramer


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Javier Bardem Skips Penelope's Oscar Night; Pedro Almodóvar Weeps for Joy
By Monica Herrera | 02/23/2009 - 10:34

While half of our Oscar fantasy came true last night thanks to Penelope Cruz's big win, we're still bummed that Javier Bardem was not there to witness his girlfriend's historic moment. What happened to the onstage embrace we were all dying to see?


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