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Freddie Mercury Biopic Finds a Director, Confirms Ben Whishaw for Lead

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The Freddie Mercury biopic, backed by legendary band Queen, has hit its fair share of snags along the way to production, but now things are back on track. Dexter Fletcher, a British actor-turned-director who recently helmed the musical 'Sunshine on Leith,' has been tapped in to direct the film.

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‘Skyfall’ Star Ben Whishaw Is Queen’s Top Pick to Play Freddie Mercury

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Sacha Baron Cohen dropped out, Daniel Radcliffe was never in talks, so who's next in line to take Freddie Mercury's crown in the upcoming biopic? The band Queen, who's been behind the film every step of the way, has their pick; if everything works out, we could see 'Skyfall' star Ben Whishaw take the lead.

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Retro Rental: It’s Thanksgiving (American Style) With ‘I’m Not There’

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The Weinstein Co.

There's always the very good question of what, exactly, to watch on Thanksgiving when you're relaxing at home and -- not to put too fine a point on it -- jammed to satiety with food. In the past, I've recommended all-American epics like 'A Bridge Too Far' or Mann's 'Last of the Mohicans,' but this year, I thought of a near-perfect Thanksgiving film -- shot through with the American century, as subject to as many views and interpretations as possible, and as non-linear and trippy as anyone wigged out on turkey-conveyed tryptophan and red wine could ask for: Todd Haynes' 2007 'I'm Not There.'

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New ‘Skyfall’ Clip: James Bond Underestimates “Q”

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MGM

'Skyfall' is only a few weeks away; can you feel the palpable excitement? The Sam Mendes-directed film is garnering some of the best reviews any James Bond flick has ever received, and to help amp up the anticipation, we've got a new clip to share with you.

Are you ready to meet Q?

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‘Robopocalypse’ is Heating Up, Ben Whishaw May Join Next

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As Steven Spielberg puts his final touches on this year's 'Lincoln,' it looks like he'll be jumping straight into 'Robopocalypse.' We get that impression because - for the second day in the row - casting news is starting to break on the project. The latest rumored lead: Ben Whishaw.

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‘Skyfall’ Image Shows Ben Whishaw As MI6 Gadget Inventor Q

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Sony Pictures

With 'Skyfall' the most anticipated movie of 2012 (don't argue) coming out in the fall, we've been shown cool trailers, posters, and actors. But not all of them. Recently released has been a picture of one of the staples of the Bond franchise, that of Q himself.

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