Angelina Jolie plays CIA agent Evelyn Salt in Salt, a would-be blockbuster. But Salt wasn't always a take-charge woman -- in the original script, the heroine was written as a hero to be played by Tom Cruise. Andrew Schwartz/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Heroine Chic: When Star Power Trumps Gender

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Introducing UltraViolet: Buy Your Digital Movie Once, Play It Anywhere?

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Court Strikes Down FCC Indecency Policy

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Harvey Pekar Dies; Authored 'American Splendor'

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Power Player: Kyra Sedgwick Returns In 'The Closer'

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Mark Ruffalo stars as Paul, a sperm donor unexpectedly drawn into the lives of his children, in the new film The Kids Are All Right. Suzanne Tenner hide caption

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Mark Ruffalo, Navigating Dramas Onscreen And Off

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No-Cover Mondays: L.A.'s Rock Residency Scene

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3D Boot Camp: A New Dimension For Live-Action Film

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Sea Salt Latte: Is 85C The Next Coffee Craze?

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Artist Louise Bourgeois Dies At 98

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From Elvis To Lady Gaga: Playing With Shock Value In Music

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TV Networks Prepare To Unveil Fall Lineups

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