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    Indomina Will Distribute Sundance Doc "The Imposter"

    "The Imposter," which played at Sundance and will screen at SXSW, has been acquired by Indomina Media, which is planning a 2012 theatrical release for the documentary.

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    Guillermo del Toro to Produce CG 'Day of the Dead' with Reel FX; A 'Romeo and Juliet' Tale Set in Mexico

    Guillermo del Toro has signed on to produce and present Reel FX's "Day of the Dead," a CG-animated film to be directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez. Gutierrez, whose credits include "El Tigre" and "The Adventures of Manny Rivera," is writing the script with Doug Langdale. ...

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    Michael Fassbender Confirmed For Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor,' May 1st Production Start Lined Up

    Well, we recently weighed out the odds of what Ridley Scott would be directing next out of the many, many, many things he's attached to and this one came out on top. And we couldn't be more excited as "The Counselor" seems to be moving full steam ahead to start shooting this spring...

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    Sundance Selects Nabs Sundance Doc 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

    Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Alison Klayman's documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry." The film just finished screening in the Official Selection in the Berlinale Special at Berlinale and world premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. The d...

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    'The Forgiveness Of Blood' Director Joshua Marston Talks Making The Film, Being Disqualified For An Oscar & His Career

    Joshua Marston hit the scene hard with his taut, harrowing drug-mule drama "Maria Full of Grace," and though he's been quiet since (not by choice -- more on that to come), this year will see the release of his sophomore effort "The Forgiveness Of Blood." His second outing once more takes him away fr...

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    Harvey Weinstein and Bullying Victim to Fight 'R' Rating for 'Bully'

    Fighting the MPAA is nothing new for Harvey Weinstein, but this time the subject of his ratings wrath is not the NC-17, but an R -- and for a documentary, not a feature.

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    Idris Elba Confirms Nelson Mandela Project + Source Material + Expected Dates

    News of Idris Elba playing Nelson Mandela has been circulating the web for at least a month or 2, and while we've known about it, we didn't (and still haven't) posted anything about it because, as far as I know, there hasn't been any confirmation of it... until now anyway.

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    Paul Dano Says Kelly Reichardt's 'Night Moves' Aiming For Summer Shoot; Says 'He Loves Me' Will Arrive Later This Year

    While other young actors might be chasing the next hot project, few of Paul Dano's colleagues boast the kind of resume he has already assembled thus far into his career. Earning early notice thanks to turns in "L.I.E." and "The Girl Next Door," he broke out with the comedy smash "Little Miss Sunshin...

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    Netflix and Weinsteins Strike First Streaming Deal, Including Likely Oscar-Winner 'The Artist'

    It won’t be long before likely Oscar-winner “The Artist” will silently grace your instant queue. Yes, Netflix and The Weinstein Company have established a streaming deal.

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    "The Supreme Price" - New Doc On Movement To Increase Participation Of Women In Leadership Roles In Nigeria

    Chicken & Egg Pictures - the award-winning hybrid film fund and non-profit production company dedicated to supporting women filmmakers - recently announced its 2012 Open Call grant recipients - quite the international list of projects, including stories set in Africa that immediately got my...

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