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    What Does It Mean That Megan Ellison's Annapurna PIctures Picked Up U.S. Distribution Rights to Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers?'

    While distribution has yet to become a part of Ellison’s ambitious entertainment empire, she has the financial capital to enter the field, and Korine’s relatively modest effort could serve as a low-risk test should she decide to move in that direction.

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    Harmony Korine's 'Spring Breakers' Goes to Annapurna Pictures

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers," which premieres at Venice in competition tomorrow, September 5, before heading to Toronto two days later, has been acquired by Annapurna Pictures. The film stars James Franco and a handful of girls gone wild on spring break - Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley ...

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    World’s 1st Crowd-Sourced Narrative Feature Film Wants YOU To Get Involved

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    Annapurna Pictures Goes 'Spring Breakers' With Harmony Korine's Latest

    John Hillcoat, Wong Kar-Wai, Kathryn Bigelow, Paul Thomas Anderson, David O. Russell, Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman. To say that Megan Ellison and her Annapurna Pictures have impeccable taste in filmmakers would be an understatement, and the shingle is now adding another acclaimed name under the b...

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    Watch: Trailer For Brit Pic 'Cheerful Weather For The Wedding' Starring Felicity Jones & Luke Treadaway

    Some movies just feel achingly British – period costumes, brittle accents, the fact that the whole movie looks like it was shot through a glass of iced tea – and "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding" is one of those movies. Please keep in mind that it's called "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding," which ...

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    8th Screen Nation Film & TV Awards 2012 - Celebrating Diversity, Achievement On British Screen

    8th Screen Nation Film and Television Awards 2012 REWARDING EXCELLENCE – CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

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    Jim Carrey Officially On Board 'Kick-Ass 2'

    Just a couple of weeks ago it was looking unlikely that Jim Carrey, sought to play Colonel Stars, a member of a Justice League-like band of real-life superheroes in "KickA-Ass 2: Balls to the Walls," would actually make an appearance in the high profile sequel. But hey, it looks like enough strings ...

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    Indie Biopic & Miniseries Being Prepped About Media Titan Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch, the 81-year-old billionaire and the closest living embodiment of Montgomery Burns, is set to have his life story told, in indie movie biopic form, no less. The noted evil genius behind Fox News and an international illegal wiretapping scandal, is going to be the subject of a new biog...

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    New Yorker on The Arduous Making of the Wachowskis' 'Cloud Atlas'

    In the most recent New Yorker, Aleksandar Hemon details the fantastical movie that almost wasn't: the Wachowskis' adaptation of David Mitchell's 2004 enigmatic novel, "Cloud Atlas." The article lists an array of hold ups while making the movie: Halle Berry's broken foot while shooting in Mallorca, ...

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    Exclusive: Clip From Julian Assange Drama 'Underground' Premiering At TIFF, Starring Anthony LaPaglia

    Last month Anthony LaPaglia made some waves when he revealed that he exited Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained," which was pushing back his shooting schedule, in order to maintain the commitment he made to star in Robert Connolly's Julian Assange film "Underground." Financing was coming together ...

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