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    Poster and Image For T.D. Jakes' "On The 7th Day", In Theaters April 13th, 2012

    Not really a follow-up to T.D. Jakes 2004 film Woman Thou Art Loosed, the indie thriller On The Seventh Day about a couple in search for their missing daugther, has just released its first poster and film image. The Codeblack Entertainment film, which premieres at the Pan African Film Festival ...

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    Patrick Wilson & Vera Farmiga To Star In James Wan's 'The Conjuring'

    While he’s never exactly made a standout horror film, director James Wan, the mastermind along with co-writer Leigh Whannel behind the “Saw” franchise, inched a little closer to something truly compelling with 2011’s “Insidious.” It’s a film that the Playlis...

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    New Weinstein Company Label Gets Name: RADiUS-TWC

    The Weinstein Company label launched by Tom Quinn and Jason Janego late last year finally has a name. Over the weekend, the duo revealed via Twitter that the multi-platform distribution arm would be titled RADiUS-TWC. According to the description on the official Twitter page, the company is &qu...

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    John Krasinski Talks Overnight Hiring Of Gus Van Sant For New Film With Matt Damon, Shooting Starts In April

    The good news? John Krasinski’s as-yet-unnamed project he co-wrote and will co-star in with Matt Damon has a start date: April 2012. The bad news? We still don’t have a frickin’ clue what it’s about.

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    Cinedigm Partners with New Video to Buy and Release Indie Films

    As the many filmmakers at Sundance seek the best distribution they can get, the new partnership between digital exhibitor Cinedigm Entertainment Group and veteran indie distributor New Video to buy and release indie films offers independent directors cross-platform theatrical release as well as digi...

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    Ro*Co Productions and 1492 Pictures Team To Adapt Documentaries; First Will Be 'Crime After Crime'

    In a press release sent out today, international distributor Ro*Co Productions and production company 1492 Pcitures have announced a partnership to adapt documentaries into dramatic features. The first project will be Yoav Potach's "Crime After Crime," a Sundance 2011 premiere.

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    Joel Edgerton Says 'One Night Stand' A Tribute To John Hughes; Has 'Rashomon'-Style Crime Pic He Hopes To Make In Australia

    If 2011 saw Joel Edgerton getting his feet wet in Hollywood with roles in "Warrior" and "The Thing," 2012 will see the Aussie actor fully diving into those waters. He'll feature prominently in two films slated to be major awards season players, Baz Luhrmann's 3D adaptatio...

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    U.S. Indies in Post Have 2 European Festivals Looking to Give Them Awards

    U.S. IN PROGRESS PARIS is two-day works in progress event targeted at American independent filmmakers and European buyers. It will take place at the Paris Film Festival on June 7-10 2012 in Paris. The event is looking for U.S. indie soon-to-be-finished films at post-production stage (rough & fine ...

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    Jonny Greenwood & Krzysztof Penderecki's Album Lands March 13th, Features Music From 'There Will Be Blood' & More

    To call avant garde composer Krzysztof Penderecki an influence on Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood would be an understatement, but what has been so thrilling to watch is how the alternative-guitarist-turned-film-scorer has created his own bold, creative voice outside the band with his orchestral ...

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    Fiercely Independent: "Simon Killer," "Beasts," "Keep the Lights On" at Sundance

    Not long ago on this blog I called for the celebration of non-corporate films in non-corporate theaters. Well, at Sundance, I've been pleasantly surprised by the committed and audacious indie filmmaking on display: it's defiantly non-corporate, indeed. (And I'd like to thank the Sunda...

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