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    TIFF: Magnolia Acquires 'The Brass Teapot,' in which Temple and Angarano Strike Deal with Dishware

    Magnolia Pictures has picked up distribution rights for "The Brass Teapot," starring Juno Temple and Michael Angarano, following the film's debut at TIFF. The black comedy follows a broke newlywed couple who discover a magical teapot that rewards physical pain with cash.

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    Toronto 2012: Magnolia Warms to Dark Comedy 'The Brass Teapot' Starring Juno Temple

    In its second pick-up of the festival, Magnolia Pictures has pocketed North American distribution rights to “The Brass Teapot,” from first-time feature-film director Ramaa Mosley and screenwriter Tim Macy. The dark and quirky love story had its world premiere Saturday at the Toronto Inte...

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    Good Old Fashioned American Swagger: Clip From 'Emperor' With Tommy Lee Jones & Matthew Fox

    After being the butt of the joke for far too long (not helped by continual references to that "Knocked Up" gag), is Matthew Fox trying extremely hard to be taken seriously? The actor lost a shitload of weight to play a cage-fighting sociopathic hitman in the upcoming movie "Alex Cross." And by the s...

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    S&A Digital Filmmaker Showcase Round 5 Starts Today; Final Qualifying Round For Season 1

    ROUND 5 OF THE SHADOW AND ACT DIGITAL FILMMAKER SHOWCASE STARTS TODAY. THIS IS THE FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND FOR SEASON 1.

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    Kevin Costner Prepping Potential Franchise 'The Explorers Guild'

    It seems all it took for Kevin Costner to get back on the Hollywood radar in a big way was to star in this summer's smash hit mini-series "Hatfields & McCoys." Since then, he's joined "Jack Ryan" with Paramount eyeing his character for his own movie in the series, and how the actor is gearing anothe...

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    50 Cent's Mario Van Peebles-Directed Sports Drama 'All Things Fall Apart' Now Streaming On Netflix

    Image Entertainment acquired USA rights to All Things Fall Apart (formerly known as Things Fall Apart), last year, the inspirational sports drama directed by Mario Van Peebles and starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Ray Liotta, Lynn Whitfi...

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    David Oyelowo Woos Emayatzy Corinealdi In New Clip From 'Middle Of Nowhere'

    EW's got an exclusive clip from Ava DuVernay's acclaimed drama Middle Of Nowhere, which stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Lorraine Touissaint, and Edwina Findley (shot by award-winning DP Bradford Young).

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    Link Roundup: TIFF Edition

    Here are some stories out of TIFF that we didn't get the chance to report on or things we liked from there. We are going to have a lot more content from Toronto over the the next couple weeks including interviews and movie reviews. Make sure to check it out!

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    Isabelle Fuhrman Will Go To 'The Wilderness Of James' Instead Of Chloë Moretz

    It looks like the reteaming of "Let Me In" stars Chloë Moretz and Kodi Smit-McPhee will have to wait. Scheduling problems have reared their head and the actress, who is currently busy on "Kick-Ass 2," has had to drop out of "The Wilderness of James," but another rising actress will get a chance to m...

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    Patricia Riggen Directing Chilean Miners Film, The 33

    It was announced that Patricia Riggen will be directing The 33, the story of the 33 Chilean Miners who were trapped in the San Jose Mine. The film will cover the events leading up to the collapse of the mine and the subsequent rescue efforts through both the miners and their families points of view....

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