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    The Conquerer

    Morgan Freeman was born to play Nelson Mandela. Or maybe Nelson Mandela was destined to be played by Morgan Freeman.

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    A Thing of Beauty

    A favorite buzzword of actors is "simplicity." But to see its paragon, observe Ben Whishaw in his current project, Jane Campion's "Bright Star."

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    To the 'Moon'

    In the science fiction drama "Moon," Sam Rockwell spends most of his time acting opposite himself, playing two clones of a man working in a lunar laboratory.

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    'Star' Quality

    A friend of Paul Schneider's recently referred to him as "the reluctant actor," a label Schneider disputes. "I'm not reluctant," he explains, choosing his words carefully.

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    Seriously, Now

    Michael Stuhlbarg, of "A Serious Man," had worked on stage with Frances McDormand, Joel's wife, and had met both Coens socially. But he admits to being intimidated at his first audition

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    Beginner's Luck

    Although Sharlto Copley has always been known among friends and colleagues for his virtuosic ability to make up characters on the spot, he never seriously considered acting as a legit career.

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    'Lovely' and Amazing

    Earlier this year, two-time Golden Globe and Emmy winner Stanley Tucci made audiences sigh and wonder where they could find a doting, supportive husband like Julia Child's mate Paul.

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    A World of 'Hurt'

    Jeremy Renner's virtuoso performance in 'The Hurt Locker' has already earned him Spirit Award and Gotham Award nominations and a Hollywood Breakthrough Award for best actor.

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    Valentin's Day

    Who better to play Tolstoy's naively idealistic secretary Valentin than James McAvoy, in one of the most delicate, detailed, heart-rending performances in his notably brilliant career.

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    A Soldier's Story

    Some roles are hard to shake. Ben Foster ("3:10 to Yuma," "Alpha Dog," "Six Feet Under") found this out the hard way on a recent promotional tour for his new film "The Messenger."