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    Robert Pattinson Joins Werner Herzog's 'Queen Of The Desert' With Naomi Watts

    Now, this is how you not only get over a breakup, but continue to build a helluva resume. Say what you will about Robert Pattinson, but he is using his "Twilight" fame to take on challenging, interesting projects. Over the past few months, he's attached himself to "Mission: Blackl...

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    Exclusive: Clip From Award Winning Indie Drama 'Blue Collar Boys'

    Getting a film out in the world is a tough business, but for writer/director Mark Nistico, the effort behind his feature debut "Blue Collar Boys" has paid off with some recognition. Traveling the festival circuit, the movie earned Best Picture (Micro Budget) at the Toronto Independent Film...

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    Visit Films Partners with GoDigital to Release Documentary 'Ben Lee: Catch My Disease' on VOD

    Visit Films announced today that it is partnering with GoDigital on the digital release of Amiel Courtin-Wilson's ("Bastardy," "Hail") documentary "Ben Lee: Catch My Disease" November 6. The documentary paints a playful portrait of the Australian singer-songwri...

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    'Bridesmaids' Star Rebel Wilson To Lead Miguel Arteta's 'Unicorn Store'

    While larger than life guys like Kevin James and Seth Rogen can command leading roles in movies, when it comes to women, the playbook isn't the same. Sure, women are allowed to be funny too, but generally only if they’re deemed skinny and attractive enough first. Hell, they even cast Renee Zellweger...

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    NBCUniversal Can't Unravel DreamWorks/Reliance/Disney Gordian Knot

    The talks between Universal and DreamWorks have fallen apart, writes the Hollywood Reporter. There was desire to make it work on both sides, but the Gordian knot of the deal between DreamWorks and Indian financeer Reliance, not to mention distributor Disney, was too complicated to untie.

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    Linda Bloodworth Thomason and Jodie Foster Take On New Directing Projects

    Two new exciting female directed projects were announced yesterday.

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    First Images Of Monica Bellucci In Bahman Ghobadi's 'Rhino Season'

    The director behind such fare as "A Time For Drunken Horses," "Turtles Can Fly" and "No One Knows About Persian Cats," Iranian helmer Bahman Ghobadi might be ready for his biggest audience yet, with his latest animalistically titled "Rhino Season."

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    Cinema Libre Grabs Rights to 'Lemon' Doc Ahead of NY Int'l Latino Film Festival Screening

    Cinema Libre Studio has acquired all North American rights, minus broadcast, to the documentary “Lemon,” directed and produced by Laura Brownson and Beth Levison. “Lemon” will next screen August 18 as the closing-night film of the New York International Latino Film Festival, ...

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    Debra Martin Chase Signs 2-Year Development Deal w/ ABC Studios

    Veteran producer Debra Martin Chase has inked a two-year deal at ABC Studios, which will see her develop TV projects through her company, Martin Chase Prods.

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    Indie Spirit Awards Pick 2013 Date

    Film Independent announces the dates for its 28th annual Indie Spirit Awards: February 23, 2013. The show will air on IFC.

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