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    Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' Characters Reveal Themselves in Multi-Site Scavenger Hunt

    One recent marketing trend involves luring potential moviegoers into engaging with your product via interactive engagement. Call it marketing via scavenger hunt.

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    Meet the 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers #33: Macdara Vallely, 'Babygirl'

    Irish born and bred Macdara Vallely has a theater background; he moved to New York City in 2000 and -- skipping film school -- began making films in order to reach a wider audience than he could on the stage. He debuted with the feature "Peacefire" in 2008, which he adapted from his own award-winnin...

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    Ralph Macchio To Play Screenwriter Joe Stefano In 'Alfred Hitchcock And The Making Of Psycho'

    It's not easy being a child star of the '80s. Few have made it into adulthood without drugs, audience disinterest or mismanagement sidelining their careers or halting any momentum they might've had. And in some cases, you turn into the pod person that was formerly Kirk Cameron. But for R...

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    Philippe Niang's "Toussaint L'Ouverture" Starring Jimmy Jean-Louis Premieres In Haiti (Pics)

    Still no word on what the international release expectations are for Philippe Niang's Toussaint L'Ouverture (starring Jimmy Jean-Louis title character).

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    Disney Plans Feature Length Adaptation Of Beloved Theme Park Attraction 'Mr. Toad's Wild Ride'

    Disney, always on the look out for a synergistic property that uses cross promotion to advance sales in multiple platforms, is planning an adaptation of the beloved theme park attraction Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. The ride, which currently resides in Fantasyland in Disneyland (the Walt Disney World count...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Scoops Up Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Before Cannes

    Sony Pictures Classics, which released Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or-winning and Oscar-nominated "White Ribbon," has acquired all North American rights to Films Du Losange's "Amour."

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    Strand Buys Baseball Doc "Ballplayer: Pelotero"

    Strand Releasing has acquired US theatrical and VOD rights to baseball documentary "Ballplayer: Pelotero" directed by Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jon Paley. It's the story of two young Dominican Republican baseball players (aka peloteros) as they work to be signed by a professional ...

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    Watch: Felicity Jones In Clip From Tribeca Comedy 'Cheerful Weather for the Wedding'

    All eyes are on Felicity Jones following her award-winning breakout turn in "Like Crazy." She had a supporting part in "Hysteria," which made its world premiere at last year's Toronto International Film Festival, but "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding" (making its world premiere at the upcoming Tribe...

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    January Jones & Ed Harris Will Drink The Revenge Flavored 'Sweetwater'

    The big screen career of "Mad Men" star January Jones has been a bit of a mixed bag. She earned acclaim and attention for her turn in Tommy Lee Jones' "The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada" but has otherwise floundered. The less said about "Seeking Justice" the b...

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    Oscilloscope Laboratories Goes for 'The Apple Pushers,' Narrated by Edward Norton

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to the documentary "The Apple Pushers," narrated by Edward Norton. Directed by Mary Mazzio, "The Apple Pushers" follows immigrant street vendors who roll produce into poor neighborhoods of New York City. The film premiered last year at the...

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