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    SXSW Films 'The Tall Man' & 'Girls Against Boys' Get Picked Up; 'That's What She Said' Finds A Home

    SXSW has been underway for just short of a week now, and distribution deals have been struck for a couple of the films playing Austin. But to get things started, let's rewind to Sundance.

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    SXSW '12: Mark Mothersbaugh Confirms He's Scoring 'Lego,' Talks Working On Wes Anderson's 'Bottle Rocket' & More

    SXSW is usually an incredibly streamlined and well-organized film festival, with everything working with the smoothness of a Swiss watch. But yesterday must have been an "off" day, as a panel centered around beloved film composer and Devo member Mark Mothersbaugh started about ten minutes ...

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    Paul Rudd Looking To Step In For Owen Wilson In Paul Weitz's 'Admission' With Tina Fey

    As yet, Tina Fey hasn't quite found the same rock-solid success in the cinema world as she has on television with her Emmy-laden work on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock." She wrote and co-starred in a minor teen classic "Mean Girls," and made small waves wit...

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    Paramount Delay 'World War Z' Until June 21, 2013 & Move Tom Cruise Vehicle 'One Shot' Up To Christmas 2012

    Release dates are pretty crucial to a film's success. Put your prize tentpole up against another film aiming for the same audience, and you'll cannibalize each other. Place your movie on exactly the right place in the calendar, and you'll find yourselves with a licence to print money. And that's why...

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    Eric Haywood ("Four of Hearts") Joins Diverse Writers in Disney/ABC TV Writing Program

    This week Disney/ABC Television group and the WGA announced the new slate of writers chosen for their 2012 TV writing program, and we noticed a familiar face among the group.

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    HBO Passes on Spike Lee's "Da Brick" Pilot

    HBO has put the brakes on their new drama pilot Da Brick. As of today, the cable network has passed on the project, executive produced by Spike Lee, John Ridley, Doug Ellin and Mike Tyson, says Deadline.

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    Celebs Rally Behind Weinstein in "Bully" Battle with MPAA

    What do Justin Bieber and Meryl Streep have in common? Well, besides their virtuosity in their chosen fields -- Meryl in acting, Justin in sneakers-wearing -- they have come together with a host of other celebrities to get a PG-13 rating for the documentary "Bully."

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    Phase 4 Films Buys Sundance Next Comedy 'That's What She Said'

    Phase 4 Films Buys Sundance Next Comedy 'That's What She Said'

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    Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis, Brie Larson & Fred Armisen Are 'Relanxious'

    Danger! Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are going to test their off screen relationship, by working together. Will their relationship survive? These are the tough questions gossip sites will be asking as the new movie "Relanxious" (terrible title) gears up.

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    Tom Six Says 'Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)' Will Feature 500 Person Long Chain

    Well, say what you will about Tom Six and his 'Human Centipede' franchise, but the man has a vision. A twisted, nauseauting vision, but one that is singular, no matter how disturbing it is. And he's seeing it through to the end. The director has been talking up "The Human Centi...

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