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    Sundance Day 2: Minute By Minute

    Each day at the Sundance Film Festival (January 20-30), indieWIRE is publishing a frequently updated dispatch from Park City.

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    John Sayles To Write 'Girls Like Us' Based On The Lives Of Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell & Carole King

    Katie Jacobs To Make Feature Directorial DebutThough talk quieted since last August when Sony announced they would be adapting Sheila Weller’s “Girls Like Us,” a book about the careers of musical artists Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell and Carole King, for the big screen, the project is heating back up. THR reports that John Sayles, Oscar-nominated writer of “Passion Fish” and “Lone Star,” has been hired to pen the adaptation. Additionally, first-time feature director Katie Jacobs, a producer and director on the hit Fox show “House,” will helm and produce the project, along with producers Lorenzo DiBonaventura, Amy Pascal and Elizabeth Cantillon, ...

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    International Sales Agent: Shoreline has 2 Films in World Cinema

    Morris Ruskin, Founder of ShorelineBy Guest Blogger Peter Belsito

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    Rapper Drake In Talks To Join Nicholas Jarecki's 'Arbitrage'; Al Pacino No Longer Attached

    Update: Reps for the film have told us that Al Pacino is no longer attached to "Arbitrage." No word yet on who will be taking over his role, but stay tuned....

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    Anthony Hopkins To Play Alfred Hitchcock In 'Psycho'-Centric Biopic?

    Anthony Hopkins works a lot, and often his heart isn't in it. But how can you really hate the guy? He's a pro in everything, and his presence is undeniable, his delivery one of the very best in Hollywood. And so there's something fitting about the Oscar-winning legend climbing into some very massive...

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    Sundance Watch: Margin Call Ignites Buyer Interest

    So they're off! On a bright sunny Friday morning, the usual gang of buyers assembled at Park City' Utah's Holiday Cinema III for one of the more promising commercial titles, Margin Call, featuring an attractive ensemble of wily character actors led by Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany and Zachary Quinto--w...

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    Poster For Richard Ayoade's Buzzed-About Indie, 'Submarine'

    The Sundance Film Festival is now underway as industry veterans and cinephiles alike in Park City right now are shuffle from screening to screening looking for the next big thing. One of the films that made a splash there yesterday is the coming of age dark comedy “Submarine” which made its debut la...

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    'Iron Man' Spinoff 'War Machine' Has Writer, Says Don Cheadle

    'Captain America' To be Retitled For Certain International MarketsJust a day after we received word that Marvel was eyeing a writer for a "Black Panther" movie, rumblings persist that they also have an as-yet-unidentified writer on board a "War Machine" spin-off. At least according to star Don Chead...

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    What Could Have Been: '127 Hours' Once Eyed By Luke Perry As A Vehicle For Brian Austin Green

    Aron Ralston may have lost an arm, but thankfully, he didn't lose his brain.

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    Exclusive Details: Todd Field's 'Hubris' Is A Gangster Heist Tale Of Retribution & Revenge

    Michael Mann's 'Big Tuna' Project Covers The Same Subject, But A Very Different StoryThree-time Oscar nominated actor/director/writer Todd Field ("In the Bedroom") has been missing in action for around five years now -- his last picture was 2006's "Little Children," which earned him his second Academy-Award nomination for writing (Best Adapted Screenplay with Tom Perrotta, the author of the book which the film was based on) -- but it's not for lack of trying. The triple threat had been toiling away on an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" as produced by Scott Rudin for what felt like several years, but it appeared as if it was s...

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