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    HBO Gives Series Order To Duplass Brothers Comedy 'Togetherness'

    Back in January, it was reported that indie directing duo, Jay and Mark Duplass (“Jeff, Who Lives At Home”) were working on a half-hour comedy for HBO entitled “Togetherness.” The series details the trials and tribulations of two couples forced to live under the same roof; its humor deriving from t...

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    Joe Swanberg Completes New Film 'Happy Christmas' With Anne Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey & Mark Webber

    Joe Swanberg is having a moment. The prolific indie director hit SXSW this spring with his first Hollywood picture (sort of), “Drinking Buddies,” featuring a cast that includes Anna Kendrick, Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson. But of course, Swanberg has never been a one-movie-at-a-time kind of a guy, s...

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    Exclusive: Joe Swanberg Made a Christmas Movie on 16mm With Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey, and Mark Webber

    Indiewire has exclusively learned that Swanberg shot another movie last December that, like "Drinking Buddies," unites several familiar faces for an intimate story.

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    Mark Duplass Takes a Lead Role in the Duplass Brothers HBO Comedy Pilot 'Togetherness'

    Back in January, news first broke that indie filmmaking brothers Jay and Mark Duplass were heading to HBO to write, executive produce and direct the pilot for a half-hour comedy called "Togetherness." Now Deadline reports that Mark Duplass has also taken on a role as one of the four leads for the po...

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    HBO Casting: Ron Livingston and Brian Geraghty Join 'Boardwalk Empire'; Melanie Lynskey Joins Duplass Bros.' 'Togetherness'

    While HBO already has a busy spring slate with "Game Of Thrones" season 3, "Veep" season 2, "Vice" and "Behind The Candelabra" all premiering, the cable network is continuing to develop a promising lineup of news shows, while adding to existing hits. So let's dive in.

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    Breakdown of Women Nominees for 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards

    The nominees for the 22nd Annual Independent Filmmaker Project’s Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today. A total of 26 Films were nominated in six categories. Actress Marion Cotillard will be honored with a career tribute.  And for the second year in a row, the IFP will prese...

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    Melanie Lynskey & Paul Schneider Say 'Goodbye To All That'; Nate Parker Goes 'Non-Stop'; Adam Brody Has A 'Baggage Claim' & More

    In today’s casting round-up, we have updates on a screenwriter’s directorial debut, another airplane-set thriller, an indie comedy about a man and his genitalia, and a romantic comedy set around a flight attendant.

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    Interview with Sarah Koskoff - Writer of Hello I Must Be Going

    Interview with Sarah Koskoff - Writer of Hello I Must Be Going

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    'Hello I Must Be Going' Star Melanie Lynskey On Her Bout With Depression After 'Heavenly Creatures' and Proving Naysayers Wrong

    If you don't know Kiwi actress Melanie Lynskey by name, chances are you likely do by face. Since breaking out at 16 opposite Kate Winslet in Peter Jackson's brutal and sad "Heavenly Creatures," Lynskey has worked with some of the best directors in the business (including Steven Soderbergh, Jason Rei...

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