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    Exclusive: Go Behind The Scenes Of 'The Playroom' With John Hawkes & Molly Parker In 7 Minute Featurette

    While he may have missed out on an Academy Award nomination for yet another great performance in "The Sessions," fans of actor John Hawkes don't have to wait long to see him again on the big screen. Once again changing gears, the actor stars alongside the underrated Molly Parker in the...

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    John Hawkes and Molly Parker Drama 'The Playroom' Acquired by Freestyle Releasing

    Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media have acquired theatrical and all DVD and VOD rights to “The Playroom,” directed by Julia Dyer. The drama, which premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, is scheduled for a day-and-date release on theatrical and DVD/VOD Feb. 8.

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    Los Angeles Cinefamily's Fantastic Elastic 24-Hour Telethon with Robert Downey Jr., John Hawkes, Nick Offerman & YOU! (Video)

    If you reside in Los Angeles you know that Cinefamily is a cinephile's dream. For the second year, the non-profit theater -- which is devoted to "finding and presenting interesting and unusual programs of exceptional, distinctive, weird and wonderful films"-- is holding its Fantastic Elastic 24-Hour...

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    Watch: New Sigur Ros Video Starring John Hawkes & Elle Fanning, Directed By Floria Sigismondi

    So Sigur Ros' latest album Valtari came out last spring and they've used it as an opportunity to corral a number of artists and directors to helm videos for each song on the album. While none will likely top Shia LaBeouf's wang-bearing work in "Fjogur Piano," the Icelandic post...

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    Mark Ruffalo Out, John Hawkes In To Play Jazz Musician Joe Albany In 'Low Down'

    Damn, as far as indie movie hand offs go, this one is pretty great. So, Mark Ruffalo can no longer do your movie? How about John Hawkes instead? That's precisely what's happening with "Low Down," the developing jazz biopic focused on Joe Albany.

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    Damon, Foxx, Washington, Gere, Arkin & Hawkes Talk Hollywood, Fame & Craft in THR's Actors Roundtable

    It's that time of year again for The Hollywood Reporter's roundtable discussions, with the actors installment debuting November 8. The six leading and supporting men featured are Matt Damon (who stars in the upcoming "Promised Land"), Jamie Foxx ("Django Unchained"), Denzel Washington ("Flight"), Ri...

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    Watch: 2 New Clips From Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln'

    Now that the U.S. presidential election is out of the way, folks will be gearing up to see another president in action with Steven Spielberg’s long-brewing “Lincoln.” And with the film opening in select theaters this weekend, a pair of new clips have been released.

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    Oscars: Can 'The Sessions' Star John Hawkes Beat Out Better Known Competition To Win Best Actor?

    Only a few years ago, John Hawkes was one of Hollywood's best kept secrets. He'd been acting for decades, and cropped up in dozens of big film and TV projects, but at best was simply one of those "Hey, it's that guy!" character actors. But the mid '00s saw him eke towards center stage with a lead ro...

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    Interview: Writer/Director Ben Lewin Talks Uncovering The Amazing True Story Of 'The Sessions' And Casting John Hawkes

    Sundance likes nothing more than an overnight success. Countless directors have, over the thirty-odd years of the festival, gone from total unknowns to the hot new thing, and they're usually some fresh-faced whippersapper, relatively speaking. This year's festival had one of those, in "Beasts of the...

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