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    Watch: Warm & Funny Trailer For 'The Sessions' Starring John Hawkes (Formerly Known As 'The Surrogate')

    On the face of it, a movie about a 38-year-old man crippled by polio who seeks a chance to lose his virginity doesn't exactly seem like the stuff of comedy or even feel-good drama. But premiering earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival to strong reviews, with whispers of Oscar, it looks ...

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    Fox Searchlight Hands John Hawkes Led Sundance Sensation 'The Surrogate' New Title & October 26th Release

    Park City has been birth place of several award-season runs in recent years with "Precious" in 2009, "Winter's Bone" in 2010 or "Martha Marcy May Marlene" last year all coming into the Oscar conversaton a year after their premieres. This year, the water was a little murkier with no definitive pictur...

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    John Hawkes & Peter Bogdanovich Lead Cast Of Indie Thriller 'Too Late'

    Oscar nominated actor John Hawkes  and certified legend Peter Bogdanovich are set to the lead the ensemble of the indie drama "Too Late." The "Martha Marcy May Marlene" star will play the part of a private investigator who is hired to find a missing woman with whom...

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    John Hawkes Turned Down Role Of The Governor On 'The Walking Dead' Because He Didn't Want To Sell Out

    You might recall that back in February, it was reported that the folks behind the AMC horror series "The Walking Dead" wanted John Hawkes for the role of the Governor, a tyrant of a survivor town the lead characters stumble across. Well phone calls were made, and maybe a dinner was bought,...

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    Could Bill Murray & Keira Knightley Be Oscar Winners? We Prematurely Predict Best Actor & Actress At The 2013 Academy Awards

    At the Academy Awards, Best Picture might be the big prize, but the ones that both the winners and the audience have the most emotional connection to tend to be the acting prizes. Seeing a beloved star, or a fresh-faced newcomer, finally pick up a statue more often than not ends up leading the mains...

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    John Hawkes Wanted For 'The Walking Dead'; Kevin Bacon Faces A Serial Killer For Kevin Williamson & More

    We'll try to dance around spoilers but the finale of the second season of "Boardwalk Empire" was shocking not only in terms of storyline but also with the fact they tore out the heart of the show, or at least what/who we thought was being developed as such. We're fascinated to see ...

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    John Hawkes & Mos Def To Star In Prequel To 'Jackie Brown' Playing A Young De Niro & Samuel L. Jackson

    Here's your big, "wow," or "huh" of the day, depending on your thoughts on prequels of fairly beloved films. "Winter's Bone" and "Martha Marcy May Marlene" star John Hawkes and Yasiin Bey (aka rapper turned actor Mos Def) are going to be star...

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    Sundance Review: Life, And Lust, Find A Way In Well-Performed But Standard-Issue 'The Surrogate'

    Inspired by the life and writings of Mark O'Brien -- a polio-stricken but determined journalist and poet confined to an iron lung since age six -- "The Surrogate" offers a less comprehensive look at O'Brien's life than Jessica Yu's excellent documentary "Breathing Less...

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    Sundance Review Round-Up: Fox Searchlight Plans Oscar Run for 'The Surrogate'

    Fox Searchlight immediately snapped up "The Surrogate" for $6 million, the biggest acquisition at Sundance so far this year, outmaneuvering at least three other potential buyers for the picture.

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    Fox Searchlight Land Buzzworthy Sundance Drama 'The Surrogate' With John Hawkes & Helen Hunt

    This year's Oscar nominations are something of an anomaly as for the first time in a while, there's no Sundance breakout among them. The expansion of the possible nominees two years back meant that the field had room for films like "Precious," "An Education," "The Ki...

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