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  1. Gone Girl powers up with formidable women taking lead.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Star Online

    Carrie Coon plays the twin sister to Ben Affleck's character. The film is based on a best-selling novel of the same name.

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  2. Angelina Jolie Addresses Those Retirement Rumors Again: How Many...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | E! Online

    So we wouldn't be surprised if the 39-year-old actress just kept on acting forever, despite her comments here and there over the past year that she may pack it in in favor of being a full-time "I'll do a few more," Jolie told Variety , in an interview posted yesterday, when asked about reports that she plans to retire from the acting portion of showbiz.

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  3. Sony Drops Steve Jobs BiopicRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The reason for Sony's exit is unclear, but partner producer Annapurna Pictures had allegedly backed out before Sony's final decision. Fassbender was being eyed by director Danny Boyle for the lead role after Christian Bale departed the project, saying he wasn't the right fit.

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  4. Sony Drops Out of Steve Jobs Movie from Aaron SorkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In recent weeks, producers had set Michael Fassbender to star as the late Apple mogul after Christian Bale dropped out. Seth Rogen is also in talks to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

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  5. Sony Drops Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie, Universal May Take OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | MacRumors

    Despite Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie being in the casting process and moving towards full fledged production, Sony Pictures has dropped the movie and put it "in turnaround", which allows another large studio to purchase the movie and take over, reports Deadline . The report also notes that Universal Studios is the likely landing destination for the film.

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  6. Steve Jobs Movie Dead at SonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    Danny Boyle is attached to direct the project, which will now be shopped to other studios as Universal expresses interest The high-profile Steve Jobs movie has been put into turnaround by Sony Pictures, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The movie, which was being produced by Scott Rudin , Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady , was to be directed by Danny Boyle from a script by Aaron Sorkin .

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  7. 2014 National Book Awards go to Phil Klay, Evan Osnos, Ursula Le GuinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... "the only way to start thinking through" the questions raised by his experience in the war. This, of course, is what books can offer, what fiction prize presenter Geraldine Brooks characterized as "the exhilaration of being a human being." Certainly ...

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  8. 'Epilogue: A Memoir,' by Will Boast:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | SFGate

    ... persistent yearning for what could have been. Clearly, readers crave this kind of narrative, given the high volume of books inspired by this subject matter: At one point or another, we all experience the loss of a loved one - and hope to gain some ...

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  9. 'The Goldfinch' movie nets 'Tinker Tailor' scribe Peter StraughanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    "The Goldfinch" has found its screenwriter. Peter Straughan is set to pen the adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller for Warner Bros.

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  10. Chelsea Handler compares her chest to Vladimir Putin's but tells...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Mail

    'We have similar size breasts:' Chelsea Handler compares her chest to Vladimir Putin's and tells Today host Karl Stefanovic 'but mine are much bigger and perkier' She shared a light hearted joke regarding the Russian president in a satirical stunt which saw her straddling a strapping horse topless. But while comedienne Chelsea Handler took umbrage at her snap of Vladimir Putin being wiped from Instgram, she made an uplifting point on Thursday's Today show declaring: 'We have similar size breasts...actually, mine are much bigger than that, and a lot perkier...His could do with a lift.'

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  11. 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Writer to Tackle 'Goldfinch' Movie AdaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    Peter Straughan , the writer who was nominated for an Oscar for co-writing Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy , has been tapped to adapt Donna Tartt 's popular novel The Goldfinch , The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Nina Jacobson 's Color Force is producing the adaptation, which is set up at Warner Bros.

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  12. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Scribe to Adapt The GoldfinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ComingSoon.net

    As announced earlier this year, a big screen adaptation of Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is on the way from Warner Bros. Pictures and RatPac Entertainment.

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  13. 6 Things to Know About Disney's New Live-Action CinderellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | People

    Get your glass slippers shined and ready! Disney has released a new trailer for their live-action Cinderella movie, which will hit theaters in March. The visually stunning clip transports viewers into the world of the classic fairytale - and reveals some unexpected casting choices.

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  14. Why Reese Witherspoon Wasn't Cast As The Gone Girl LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Cinema Blend News

    Movie-goers paying attention to the credits for Gone Girl may have found themselves wondering why Reese Witherspoon didn't wind up starring alongside Ben Affleck in the acclaimed drama. The actress served as a producer on the film, and since she is roughly around the same age as Rosamund Pike , some might find it curious why she didn't end up taking the role of Amy Dunne for herself.

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  15. U.S. court shuts down telemarketer FTC says bilked customers of $120 mlnRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Reuters

    A federal court has temporarily shut down a U.S. technology telemarketing operation accused of bilking customers of $120 million, while also ordering the freezing of assets of telemarketers and their executives. The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that it successfully asked a federal court in Florida to shut down Boost Software and its related operation, Vast Tech Support.

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  16. 1 Reason the Amazon/Hachette Deal Is Bad for Consumers, and 2 Reasons It's GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Motley Fool

    ... the two companies settling their differences and reaching a multiyear agreement that will fully return the publisher's books to the online retailer. That's good news for writers who had essentially been caught in the crossfire between the two ...

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  17. Reese Witherspoon Blasts Renee Zellweger's 'Cruel, Rude and Disrespectful' CriticsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WVII

    After intense media speculation about the drastically different look the 45-year-old Bridget Jones' Diary star sported in October, Reese blasted the haters during The Hollywood Reporter 's recent actress roundtable. "It's horrible," Reese, 38, said bluntly about Renee's treatment.

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  18. This Week's Top Ten: What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift AskRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | AFPnet.org

    There's so much information online that you're bound to have missed some of it. Here are some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success 1. Fundraising Strategy/Approach: The Only 6 Things You Need to Take/Leave When Making the Ask : What should you leave behind when you make a visit for a major gift ask? Here is a reminder that you only need to leave 6 things.

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  19. Warner Bros. Taps Peter Straughan to Adapt 'Goldfinch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Warner Bros. and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment have tapped Peter Straughan to adapt Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch."

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  20. Court shuts down 2 alleged tech-support scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | USA Today

    A federal court has temporarily shut down two massive telemarketing companies that have allegedly bilked consumers out of more than $120 million in deceptive computer tech support. Court shuts down 2 alleged tech-support scammers A federal court has temporarily shut down two massive telemarketing companies that have allegedly bilked consumers out of more than $120 million in deceptive computer tech support.

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