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Daniel Craig as detective Benoit Blanc in Knives Out. Claire Folger/Lionsgate hide caption

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Daniel Craig: 'Knives Out' Aims To Be One Of Those 'Grand Pieces Of Entertainment'

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'Beautiful Day' Director On Mister Rogers' 'Radical Notion': Telling Kids The Truth

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Edward Norton (shown here with co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw) describes his Motherless Brooklyn character as a sad and lonely "street kid." Glen Wilson/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Edward Norton On Urban Planning And 'Slow Cooking' 'Motherless Brooklyn'

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Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) and Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) are on the run in Queen & Slim, directed by Melina Matsoukas with a screenplay from Lena Waithe. Andre D. Wagner/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Lena Waithe's 'Queen & Slim' Is An Odyssey For The Black Lives Matter Era

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Why Ana De Armas Was Hesitant To Take A Role In 'Knives Out'

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Mame Bineta Sane as Ada in Atlantics: A Ghost Love Story. Netflix hide caption

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'Atlantics' Is A Haunting Refugee Story — Of The Women Left Behind In Senegal

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Tom Hanks stars as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Hanks watched a lot of Mister Rogers to research the role and found as an adult, you don't really "get it": "Why is it taking so long? What's the big deal? What are these fish?" Lacey Terrell/CTMG hide caption

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Tom Hanks Plays Mister Rogers: Sharing Joy Is 'The Natural State Of Things'

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Mark Ruffalo And Robert Bilott On The New Film 'Dark Waters'

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Jennifer Lee was named chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios following the departure of John Lasseter from the company. She is also the screenwriter and co-director of Frozen II. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Disney Animation Chief Jennifer Lee Is The Queen Behind Elsa And Anna

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"The way the public feels about Tom Hanks has a similar quality to how we feel about Mister Rogers," says director Marielle Heller. But she found that Hanks and Rogers had a very different energy. At the beginning, she tried to "rein Tom's natural buoyancy back and settle him into a kind of zenlike state." Lacey Terrell/Sony Pictures hide caption

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'Beautiful Day' Director On Mister Rogers' 'Radical Notion': Telling Kids The Truth

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In the late 2000s, Robert Pattinson began playing vampire Edward Cullen in the film adaptations of the Twilight novels. "It was so sudden, it didn't feel real to me at all," he says of the fame. Fadel Senna /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Pattinson Does Not Want To Play An English Prince, Thank You Very Much

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Actor Sterling K. Brown Plays A Strict, Demanding Father In His New Movie 'Waves'

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Matt Damon On Playing A Race Car Driver In Famous Ford-Ferrari Rivalry Of The '60s

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