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    Sundance Institute Announces Paul Federbush, International Director, Feature Film Program

    Sundance Institute has hired Paul Federbush to become International Director, Feature Film Program (FFP), a highly sought-after job which Alesia Weston left open when she left in May to become Executive Director of the Jerusalem Film Centre and Fesival. Federbush began September 24 and is reporting ...

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    Kelly Marcel Writing Fifty Shades of Grey Screenplay

    As we previously reported, 3 female screenwriters, Karen Croner, Veena Sud and Kelly Marcel were in talks to adapt Fifty Shades of Grey.  The golden ticket goes to Kelly Marcel for the coveted gig.

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    Doc NYC Returns For 3rd Year, November 8 - 15 (Kicks Off Opening Night w/ 'Venus & Serena')

    Several titles we've already covered, and more that we haven't; so expect some individual highlights to come.

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    Philadelphia Film Society Rescues Historical ROXY Theater, Begins Raising Funds for Renovations and Upgrades

    Score one for the good guys. Instead of disappearing like so many other great old theaters in recent years, the ROXY in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square has been saved, at least temporarily, by the Philadelphia Film Society. With a long-term lease secured and renovations in mind, the PFS will...

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    Hulu Ups the Game with BBC-Partnered Original Content 'The Wrong Mans;' Current-Season Nickelodeon Programming

    Original content development continues to boom online with news of Hulu partnering with BBC for the new six-part comedy series "The Wrong Mans." Borrowing some Hitchcockian phobia, the show centers on two bottom-rung office workers (James Corden and Matthew Baynton) caught up in a deadly criminal co...

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    Nicolas Cage & Hayden Christensen Team Up For 'Outcast'

    Oh, Nicolas Cage. Just when it seemed he was putting paycheck gigs behind him by lining up movies with William Friedkin and David Gordon Green, along comes "Outcast" to remind is, that if a project crosses his desk and promises a fully stocked catering table, he'll probably do it.

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    RZA Gets 'Happy!'

    As RZA's Wu-resume grows to include the title of director, it looks like the rapper isn't just going to get back behind the decks, cook up some beats and drop some mad rhymes. He sees a Wu-opportunity to keep this new Wu-avenue going, and the filmmaker is now taking on a new project.

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    IFC Midnight Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller 'Crawlspace'

    IFC Midnight has acquired all North American rights to the sci-fi thriller “Crawlspace,” directed by Justin Dix.

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    'The Iran Job' Opens This Friday (American B-baller Goes To Play In Iran, Becomes Entangled In Politics)

    A project we first profiled in February this year, after being alerted to its Kickstarter campaign to that raised over $100,000 towards completion costs!

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    Music Box Films Takes U.S. Rights to Jan Troell's 'The Last Sentence'

    Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Jan Troell's "The Last Sentence," which had its world premiere at the World Film Festival in Montreal, where Troell won the best director award.

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