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Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in

Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in "The Gambler." Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures / Claire Folger

WHO Gillian Anderson

THE MOVIE "Ghostbusters 3"

THE DEAL The star of television's "The X-Files" said she is available and eager to be cast in the female-centric sequel to "Ghostbusters" that will be directed by Paul Feig. "OH MY GOD, I just looked it up online," she wrote in a Reddit chat with fans Sunday. "Paul Feig, cast me now! Start a Twitter petition! I'm free!!!!! I'm free I'm free and I'm funny."

WHO Mark Wahlberg

THE MOVIE "The Gambler"

THE DEAL The actor's latest movie will have its world premiere at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles Nov. 10. In the film, Wahlberg plays a high-stakes gambler who tries to settle a debt by offering his life as collateral. It's based on James Toback's 1974 film which starred James Caan and is due in theaters Dec. 19.

THE MOVIE "A Voice Among the Silent"

THE DEAL Shuli Eshel's documentary focuses on U.S. diplomat James G. McDonald, whose early fears about Hitler came true and who later helped Jews find havens outside Nazi Germany. A local screening of the film next week will include a discussion with the filmmaker and McDonald's daughter, Barbara McDonald Stewart.

INFO Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Squire Cinemas, 115 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Tickets are $20. Call 516-466-2020 or visit


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