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    Watch: Clips From Sundance Films 'Sweetwater' With Ed Harris & January Jones & Disney World-Set 'Escape From Tomorrow'

    In case you hadn’t noticed, Sundance is up and running, and that means as well as getting to hear about all of the cool movies that all of those lucky writers up in Park City are getting to see, you also get to see the odd clip from some of the festival’s new movies. Well, that’s exactly what we’ve ...

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    Relativity Media Breaks Records Acquiring Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon's Addiction' For Summer Release

    Now that the acquisitions floodgates are open, the buys keep piling up like it's Black Friday in studio shopping baskets, and this afternoon has brought news of the biggest deal yet at the festival, with Variety the first trade to report that Relativity Media are set to put down a what may be a reco...

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    Sundance: HBO Documentary Films Acquires US TV Rights to 'Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer'

    HBO Documentary Films has picked up US television rights to "Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin, had its world premiere in Park City on January 18.

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    Sundance Institute and Women in Film Release Unprecedented Study on Women Directors

    This morning, here in Sundance, a new ground breaking study of women directors "Exploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Independent Women Filmmakers" was released.  The study is the most comprehensive look to date examining the gender disparity women directors face in the film in...

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    Poster Artist Drew Struzan Has Been Asked By Disney To Return To Design New 'Star Wars' Posters

    Even if you don't know the name Drew Struzan, you know his work. The famed poster artist has put his talents to franchises like "Indiana Jones," "Back To The Future," "Jurassic Park," "Harry Potter" and iconic films like "Blade Runner," "E.T...

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    More Female Filmmakers in Indie Film Than in Hollywood, According to a New Study

    The percentage of female directors at Sundance is significantly higher than that of the top 100 films at the box office, according to a recent study from the Sundance Institute and Women In Film Los Angeles -- 23.9% versus 4.4% in the last decade. Other findings in the first-of-its-kind researc...

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    Film Industry's Gender Inequality Targeted by Sundance Institute and Women In Film's Research

    The results of a first-of-its-kind study on gender disparity in independent film, conducted by the Sundance Institite and Women In Film Los Angeles, were shared today with a group of industry leaders at the Park City festival.

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    First Official Look At Jim Carrey & Aaron Taylor-Johnson In 'Kick-Ass 2'

    It seemed like it was talked about forever and destined never to be made, but that all changed last year, and now we’re mere months away from “Kick-Ass 2” hitting theaters. Aaron Taylor-Johnson returns as the eponymous not-so-super superhero, as well as Chloe Moretz and Christopher...

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    Casting Watch: Gambon and Molina On Board for Ira Sachs' 'Love Is Strange'

    Michael Gambon and Alfred Molina are set to star in Ira Sachs' "Love Is Strange." The film centers on a gay couple, Ben (Gambon) and George (Molina), who have a City Hall wedding in Manhattan after 28 years together.

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    We Don't Care How Rich You Are: Chilling First Trailer For 'The East' With Brit Marling, Ellen Page & Alexander Skarsgard

    Cults, rituals and underground movements were explored in Zal Batmanglij's unjustly overlooked "Sound Of My Voice," and this year he returns to the Sundance Film Festival with collaborator Brit Marling for "The East," another picture exploring those similar themes. And follow...

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