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    Almost Famous

    The first thing you should know about Billy Crudup is that he has no intentions of selling out.

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    John Cameron Mitchell: From Hedwig to Head

    When your first film as a director, writer, and star is the hit of Sundance and snags you countless awards and accolades, what do you do for an encore? If you're John Cameron Mitchell, you hold an open casting call for actors to participate in a workshop for a ...

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    Michael Shannon Discusses His Role in 'Take Shelter' (Video)

    Michael Shannon spoke with Back Stage editor-in-chief Jamie Painter Young about his role in "Take Shelter" at a recent Back Stage and SAG Foundation event.

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    Keep on Truckin'

    When Michelle Monaghan was sent the script for "Trucker" by writer-director James Mottern, she knew she had found, in her words, "the role of a lifetime."

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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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    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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    'You Got the Part'

    Chris Messina shares that auditions are not usually his strong suit. "I'm scared when people go, 'I love auditioning.' I hate it. I'm bad at it," he admits.

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    Where There's a Will

    Tom Sturridge may fit right in the midst of his generation of dark-haired, handsome British actors, but he refuses to consider his colleagues as competition.

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    Party 'Monsters'

    With a budget reportedly in the $15,000 range, director Gareth Edwards' "Monsters" proves that it doesn't take a lot of money to make a suspenseful, entertaining film.

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    Action 'Jackson'

    The cast of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson"—a wild rock musical written and directed by Alex Timbers, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman—doesn't sweat the move to Broadway.