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    David Slade To Direct Futuristic Love Story/Young Adult Novel 'Matched' For Disney

    "Hard Candy" director David Slade isn't wasting any time now that 20th Century Fox's reboot of "Daredevil" is off his plate. He's evidently Disney's first choice to direct an adaptation of "Matched," a young adult novel and love story set in the future, written by Ally Condie. Of course, since it's ...

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    Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks & Woody Harrelson Complete Jason Reitman's 'American Beauty' Live-Reading Cast

    It's not a Toronto International Film Festival without Jason Reitman (his father Ivan of "Ghostbusters" fame is on the committee, of course). The director, who has had most of his features debut at the festival (aside from "Young Adult"), had tweeted some question mark suggestions about TIFF earlier...

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    Magnet Releasing Embraces Xan Cassavetes' Erotic Vampire Film 'Kiss of the Damned'

    Magnet Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to writer-director Xan Cassavetes’ “Kiss of the Damned” ahead of its world premiere as the closing-night film of International Critics’ Week at the Venice Film Festival September 7.

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    Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke Complete 'Before Midnight'; Set 2013 Release

    The highly anticipated third chapter in Richard Linklater's "Before Sunrise/set" saga has completed filming, and is officially titled "Before Midnight," it was announced today.

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    Surprise: Richard Linklater Has Completed ‘Before Midnight’ With Ethan Hawke & Julie Delpy

    First up, the rumor was Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," the supposed follow-up to "Before Sunrise"/"Before Sunset" was unexpectedly shooting in Greece just a few weeks after Julie Delpy told us that the project had a least a year to go before shooting. Ethan Hawke seemed to echo Delpy's senti...

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    Dwayne Johnson to Host New Reality Competition Series 'The Hero' on TNT

    TNT has ordered eight episodes of a new series set to place "ordinary people in extraordinary situations" as they compete to become the next great action hero. Tentatively titled The Hero, the show will be hosted and executive produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson along with...

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    'Red Dawn' To Premiere & Close Fantastic Fest, Plus Three New Images Of The Cast

    "Red Dawn," the 1984 John Milius film, is a '80s cold-war classic. Not because it's amazing (it's a fun teen actioner), but because of the nostalgia factor involved. And hell, arriving in the heart of the tense Regan/Gorbachev years, it spoke to a lot of us growing up...

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    Exclusive: Poster For Silent TIFF Pic Fairytale 'Blancanieves'

    If the "The Artist" proved anything last year, it's that silent cinema is hardly a dead format. Still a place where great storytelling and expressive visuals combine for a memorable moviegoing experience, for those looking for another modern take on the genre, TIFF has a treat in store with Spain's ...

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    Women Directors Are Way More Successful in the Indie World

    As we embark on the fall festival season, Dr. Martha M. Lauzen has published another one of her vitally important studies tracking the progress of women working behind the scenes on movies.  In “Independent Women: Behind-the-Scenes Representations on Festival Films,” Lauzen, directo...

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    Ed Burns' 'Fitzgerald Family Christmas' Follows 'Newlyweds' to Tribeca Film

    Tribeca Film acquired North American rights to Ed Burns' "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," prior to its Toronto debut on September 9. Writer-director and star Burns is joined in the film by Connie Britton and Michael McGlone -- both of whom also starred with him in his debut "The...

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