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    Trailer For Adaptation Of Off-Broadway Play 'Between Us' (Taye Diggs, Julia Stiles Star)

    Trailer For Adaptation Of Off-Broadway Play 'Between Us' (Taye Diggs, Julia Stiles Star)

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    Jane Campion and Stacie Passon's Films Announced in Berlin Line Up

    Last week, the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival announced more films to their lineup. Among the women directed films include Stacie Passon’s Concussion, which premiered at Sundance (and Melissa loved.  She will have an interview with Stacie soon.) Jane Campion’s 6 hour mini-s...

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    Watch: 'Evil Dead' Green Band Trailer, Less Restricted, Still Scary

    You would think that post-“Cabin in the Woods” there would be more skepticism than excitement about the return to the original cabin in the woods, with the forthcoming “Evil Dead” remake. But Fede Alvarez’s movie has been generating some positive buzz ever since the red...

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    Sundance Deals: Jerusha Hess and Stacie Passon Get Distribution Deals

    Jerusha Hess’s directorial debut, Austenland, was picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for around $4 million. The film, which stars Keri Russell and Jennifer Coolidge, follows a woman who is obsessed with a BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice to a Jane Austen themed resort to se...

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    'Mud' & 'Take Shelter' Director Jeff Nichols Writing John Carpenter-Esque Project ‘Midnight Special'

    After making three distinct, small-scale films focusing on unique individuals caught in stories that could also be fables or fairy tales -- "Shotgun Stories," "Take Shelter," the upcoming "Mud" -- Jeff Nichols seems to want to shift gears a bit. He was on Fox's shor...

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    Sundance: RADiUS-Weinstein Company Gets Buzzy 'Concussion'

    RADiUS-The Weinstein Company has acquired North American rights to "Concussion" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film centers on Abby (Robin Weigert), a middle-aged woman who moves to Manhattan and takes on a double life as a high-end escort.

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    Sundance Watch This: Gideon's Army - Directed by Dawn Porter

    Sundance Watch This: Gideon's Army - Directed by Dawn Porter

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    James Franco To Direct & Star In Adaptation Of James Ellroy's 'American Tabloid'

    So, what you have done this January? If you're James Franco, you're currently at the Sundance Film Festival dropping two films, signing on to direct and star in the biopic of hairstylist Jay Sebring in "Beautiful People," and you wrote a poem for the inauguration. Seriously. And it...

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    Michael Gambon & Alfred Molina As Gay Couple In ‘Love Is Strange’ From 'Keep The Lights On' Director Ira Sachs

    Production company Parts and Labor has announced “Keep The Lights On” director Ira Sachs’ next project -- an NYC-set romantic drama entitled “Love Is Strange," starring Michael Gambon and Alfred Molina as a gay couple. Molina has a varied resume including roles in &ldquo...

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    Sundance: Fox Searchlight Lands 'The Way, Way Back' In Big Deal, 'Austenland' Winds Up At Sony

    The economy might be in rough shape, but major spending is taking place at the Sundance Film Festival. Relativity has already promised big bucks to promote Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" with a $25 million P&A commitment on top of a $4 million price tag. But Fox Searc...

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