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Mark Duplass, Jennifer Aniston, and Ben Kingsley Are Starring in a Movie Together

Jennifer Aniston, Mark Duplass, and Ben Kingsley have all just signed on to star in a new independent comedy called Convention. Set to film this summer, the movie will be directed by Justin Reardon. It's his second movie after the new comedy A Many Splintered Thing, which stars Chris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, and Aubrey Plaza and is awaiting release. The press release for Convention describes the movie as "a Kaufman-esque journey." Here's the full plot summary from the release:

Convention finds mild-mannered Paul (Duplass) and his feisty sister Abby (Aniston) setting out to change the box storage world with Paul’s invention of the 5-sided box. Breaking all the [...]

Ben Kingsley, Jason Mantzoukas Up For Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator

Variety reports that Ben Kingsley has joined Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator, while The League's Jason Mantzoukas is in talks for Cohen's sidekick and likely to sign on. Set to be released May 11, 2012, Baron Cohen's political satire follows the adventures of a disposed dictator as he attempts to protect his country from democracy. The film is based on the novel Zabibah and the King, typically attributed to Saddam Hussein and containing slightly fewer talking-penis gags than the film version. Meanwhile, Anna Faris, Kristen Wiig and Gillian Jacos are up for the role of the dictator's love interest. Given the awkward sex scenes in [...]