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  1. 'Star Wars' Rumors: Who Is J.J. Abrams Eyeing for 'Episode VII'?

    6:14 pm PST 01/11/2014
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    Michael Fassbender, Adam Driver and Hugo Weaving are among the many actors to catch director J.J. Abrams eye -- while sources indicate Luke, Leia and Han will have larger roles in the film than originally thought. READ MORE

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  2. '12 Years A Slave': Summit Entertainment to Pull Italy's Unauthorized Posters of White Actors

    10:25 am PST 12/24/2013
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    Marketing materials in Italy for the Steve McQueen film center on Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, who each hold supporting roles. READ MORE

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  3. '12 Years a Slave' Leads London Critics' Circle Film Awards Nominations

    5:39 am PST 12/17/2013
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    The Steve McQueen-directed drama received nine nods, with "Philomena" getting five. READ MORE

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  4. AFM: Michael Fassbender in Talks to Star in 'Trespass Against Us'

    6:01 am PDT 10/31/2013
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    The in-demand actor is eying the lead in U.K. director Adam Smith's gangster drama, which will feature a score written and performed by The Chemical Brothers. READ MORE

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  5. 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Trailer: 'We Need You to Hope Again' (Video)

    6:21 am PDT 10/29/2013
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    The latest look at the "First Class" sequel, set to hit theaters on May 23, 2014, also teases the return of Halle Berry's Storm and shows Patrick Stewart coming face to face with James McAvoy. READ MORE

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  6. 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Trailer

    8:00 pm PDT 10/28/2013
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    Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart) sends Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) back in time to change historical events that could affect both mutant- and mankind. Bryan Singer's sequel stars Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Evan Peters, Ellen Page, James McAvoy, Anna Paquin, Peter Dinklage and Ian McKellen. The film, from 20th Century Fox, is set to hit theaters o READ MORE

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  7. The Weinstein Co. Nabs Michael Fassbender Starrer 'Macbeth'

    8:53 am PDT 10/23/2013
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    The company takes U.S. and Canadian rights for the Shakespeare adaptation that also stars Marion Cotillard. READ MORE

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  8. '12 Years a Slave': What the Critics Are Saying

    1:14 pm PDT 10/17/2013
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    The often-brutal true story is praised by reviewers for its willingness to reveal the dark side of the antebellum U.S., with actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender also earning plaudits. READ MORE

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  9. '12 Years a Slave' Cinematographer Sean Bobbitt: Not Letting the Audience Off the Hook

    12:31 pm PDT 10/17/2013
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    “A lot of people complained that the shots were too long and uncomfortable," says the lenser. "[Director Steve McQueen said] 'That worked perfect then, and we're not going to change that.'" READ MORE

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  10. Oscars: Michael Fassbender Says He Won't Campaign Again

    7:58 am PDT 10/15/2013
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    After his fruitless pursuit of a nomination for "Shame," the "12 Years a Slave" star tells GQ, "I'm not a politician. I'm an actor." READ MORE

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  11. 'The Counselor's' Michael Fassbender, John Leguizamo on Cormac McCarthy's First Screenplay

    1:14 pm PDT 10/10/2013
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    The actors also talked to THR about working with talented directors and co-stars, including "Breaking Bad" alum Dean Norris. READ MORE

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  12. New York Film Fest: '12 Years a Slave' Cast Talks Tapping Into Brutal True Story

    9:00 pm PDT 10/09/2013
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    Michael Fassbender, Steve McQueen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and more reveal how they tried to capture the harsh reality of slavery. READ MORE

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  13. New York Film Fest: '12 Years a Slave,' 'All is Lost' and 'Nebraska' Clamor for Attention on Busy Night

    7:31 am PDT 10/09/2013
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    Stars Michael Fassbender, Robert Redford and Bruce Dern were joined by the likes of Madonna and Carl Bernstein at back-to-back-to-back screenings and receptions. READ MORE

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  14. John Singleton: Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie? (Guest Column)

    6:00 am PDT 09/19/2013
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    "42" and "The Help" had white helmers; "The Butler" and "12 Years a Slave" didn't. The Oscar-nominated director questions the studios' motives in telling black stories with scant African-American input: "It's as if the studios are saying, 'We want it black, just not that black.' " READ MORE

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  15. Toronto Aftermath: Did Too Many Awards Movies Peak Too Early?

    5:00 am PDT 09/18/2013
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    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Winslet scored some initial attention, but the sheer number of films may have diluted the fest's value for contenders. READ MORE

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  16. Toronto: Audience Award Win Solidifies '12 Years a Slave' as Film to Beat in Oscar Race (Analysis)

    10:57 am PDT 09/15/2013
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    Steve McQueen's movie about American slavery is following in the footsteps of numerous Academy Awards winners, including "Slumdog Millionaire." READ MORE

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  17. Toronto: CAA Calls in Favor for '12 Years a Slave' Afterparty

    11:18 pm PDT 09/07/2013
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    The agency, which reps director Steve McQueen and stars Brad Pitt and Michael Fassbender, arranged for a last-minute celebration at Bungalow 8. READ MORE

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  18. Toronto: Can '12 Years a Slave' Ride Gravitas to the Oscars?

    10:41 pm PDT 09/07/2013
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    Steve McQueen's weighty Benedict Cumberbatch-starrer "goes beyond race" but will have some hefty competition come Oscar season. READ MORE

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  19. Toronto: Michael Fassbender Tears up Dance Floor at 'Fifth Estate' Bash

    9:18 pm PDT 09/06/2013
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    Between Benedict Cumberbatch and Bill Condon holding court and an army of hungry suits scrounging for clientele, the celebration of the opening film was entertainment in itself. READ MORE

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  20. Toronto: The Hollywood Reporter Studio to Host Stars Michael Fassbender, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

    8:45 am PDT 09/04/2013
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    The exclusive interview series, sponsored by Canon, will also feature Jason Bateman, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Colin Firth and directors Bill Condon, Richard Shepard and Steve McQueen. READ MORE

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  21. 12 Years a Slave: Telluride Review

    7:04 pm PDT 08/31/2013
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    Steve McQueen's slave drama stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Benedict Cumberbatch. READ MORE

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