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    Watch: Clips From TIFF Entries 'A Late Quartet,' 'Perks Of Being A Wallflower,' 'Arthur Newman' And 'Jackie'

    With the Toronto International Film Festival in full swing up north, clips are being dropped left and right for a bunch of films that are playing there. Just today we got brand new clips from highly anticipated literary adaptation "The Perks of Being a Wallflower;" drama "A Late Quartet" with Philip...

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    Doug Liman Planning Return To The Spy Genre With Adaptation Of Olen Steinhauer's 'The Tourist'

    Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures has scooped up the rights to three novels by American thriller writer Olen Steinhauer – New York Times bestseller "The Tourist" and its sequels, "Nearest Exit" and "An American Spy" (the last of which came out this past spring). The studio has attached longti...

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    Rumor Of The Day: Could Dr. Strange Really-For-Real Be In 'Thor 2?'

    Earlier this summer, we at The Playlist launched our Playlist podcast series. In our second episode, we conversed about Warner Bros.' plans for the Justice League, and of course, discussed the second phase of the Marvel cinematic universe. During our conversation we dropped some fun Marvel rumors th...

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    In Theaters: 'The Words' May Be 'Branded' In The 'Cold Light Of Day,' So 'Keep The Lights On' For 'Beauty Is Embarrassing' And 'Hello I Must Be Going'

    As we transition into the unofficial start of autumn, the films take on a similarly seasonal tone, ranging from somber to bleak. Larceny, inebriation, lechery, and gore pepper this weekend’s releases, creating a veritable smorgasbord of tributes to deadly sinning. There’s also the odd comedy, sure, ...

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    Virgil Films Grabs Richard Ledes' 'Fred Won't Move Out' Starring Elliot Gould (Video)

    Virgil Films has acquired U.S. rights to Richard Ledes’ “Fred Won’t Move Out” at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film opens in New York September 21 at BAM Rose Cinemas with a multi-city theatrical rollout and DVD and digital releases to follow.

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    Best of the Week: Toronto, Venice & Telluride Fest Coverage, Plus Box Office, Awards & More

    This week on TOH, we're in major festival mode with coverage and reviews out of Toronto, Venice and Telluride, we look at the weekend's theatrical offerings, analyze last weekend's box office and more!

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    Daniel Radcliffe Vehicle 'Horns' Bedevils New Cast Members Juno Temple, Joe Anderson and Kelli Garner

    Just the other day we were wondering when they were going to finish rounding out the cast for Alexandre Aja's adaptation of Joe Hill's wonderfully unsettling novel "Horns." Well, today seems to be that day, as The Wrap is reporting Juno Temple, Joe Anderson and Kelli Garner have now joined Daniel Ra...

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    Dimension Lands Big Deals For The Eli Roth-Produced Horror Flicks 'Aftershock' And 'Clown'

    In what Deadline is calling "the first significant distribution deal for a film playing at Toronto," Bob Weinstein's Dimension Films is set to acquire "Aftershock" (which is screening at the festival) and the soon-to-film "Clown," both produced by "Hostel" mastermind and "Inglourious Basterd" bastar...

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    TIFF Sales Alert: Nic Cage Stars in David Gordon Green's Latest, 'Joe'

    Cage has always gone back and forth between payday flicks and worthy indies, with a tad too much emphasis on the former, in our view. It's hard to recall that he once won an Oscar for "Leaving Las Vegas."

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