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Haifaa Al-Mansour, director of the critically acclaimed Wadjda, is set to direct a Mary Shelley biopic entitled A Storm in the Stars—and it will star Elle Fanning as Shelley. The film, written by Emma Jensen, explores the "problematic romance" between English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary (nee

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Exciting news out of Saudi Arabia: Deadline reports that the film Wadjda from director Haifaa Al Mansour is the first entry the country has ever submitted for Oscar consideration. In a statement, the head of the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts, and chairman of the nominating committee, said, “We are very Read more

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