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    Tribeca Film Takes US Rights To 'How to Make Money Selling Drugs' (2013 Multi-Platform Bow)

    A film that made our short list of films to see at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival has been acquired by Tribeca Film., for a 2013 theatrical release, day and date with VOD platforms.

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    First Run Features Buys 'The End of Time'

    Peter Mettler’s documentary "The End of Time" has been acquired at the Toronto International Film Festival for North America by First Run Features.

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    TIFF Buys: HBO Docs Takes TV Rights to 'Casting By'; Trapero's 'White Elephant' Goes to Strand

    TV rights to Tom Donahue's "Casting By" have been acquired by HBO Documentary Films, following its premiere at Toronto. The film shines a light on casting directors, the "unsung heroes" of filmmaking, and offers a new perspective on Hollywood history...

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    James Cameron Says He Wanted To Direct 'Jurassic Park,' Would've Been Like 'Aliens'

    While we all not-so-anxiously await James Cameron to make his "Avatar" sequels that are becoming less anticipated with each passing moment, the director continues to a seemingly never ending press run. Whether it's chatting about "Titanic" or whatever latest adventure or caus...

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    Fox Shelves Kasi Lemmons' 'Black Nativity;' Trouble Casting Black Male Lead (Let's Help Them!)

    Unfortunate news... I know many of you folks were excited when we first reported this.

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    10 New Pics From 'Nobody Walks' Starring John Krasinski & Olivia Thirlby Plus Soundtrack Details

    Starring John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt and an excellent supporting cast that features Dylan McDermott, Justin Kirk, and one-to-watch up-and-comers like India Ennenga, Rhys Wakefield and Jane Levy, "Nobody Walks" is one of our favorite indie dramas of the fall. The t...

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    Obviously: Viggo Mortensen Won't Be In 'Thor 2'; Marvel May Drop 'Ant-Man' Footage Online

    Well, duh. The rumor itself was built on shaky ground, and given the actor's choosiness and selectiveness over roles and directors he'll take on, it's probably no shock that Viggo Mortensen won't be in "Thor: The Dark World." Tenuous-to-begin with reports (or leaps of ...

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    'Resident Evil' Director Paul W. S. Anderson May Wrangle Video Game Adaptation 'Monster Hunter'

    Who’s your favorite Paul Anderson? Well, chances are that it’s probably not the one we’re about to discuss here, but surely by now you’re Paul Thomas Anderson-ed out, aren’t you? Let’s give Paul William Scott Anderson his time to shine. The fifth (and presumed pen...

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer for 'The Oranges' Starring Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener & Leighton Meester

    Featuring an ensemble cast, suburban setting, and humorous holiday shenanigans, “The Oranges” seemed initially to be heading toward “Christmas With The Kranks” territory as it approached its TIFF premiere last year. However, since the project's 2008 Black List inclusion b...

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    IFC Films To Distribute Noah Baumbach/Greta Gerwig Telluride & TIFF Hit 'Frances Ha'

    Shot in near-complete secrecy and unannounced until just this past July, it's suitably consistent that director Noah Baumbach's seventh feature, “Frances Ha,” would also become one of the surprise highlights of the festival circuit this year. Co-written by Baumbach and Greta Gerw...

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