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    "Green Lantern," "Drive," Franco, Taymor and Del Toro All On Tap For Los Angeles Film Fest

    The Los Angeles Film Festival made a slew of announcements regarding its 2011 edition today, including the appointment of Guillermo del Toro as the festival's guest director, as well as selections for closing night ("Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark"), a special screening ("Green Lantern"), galas (includ...

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    iW Daily Recaps | 6 Stories Not to Miss for Wednesday

    indieWIRE Recaps is a daily column that curates indie news and stories from around the film world. If you’d like to suggest an article, you can find us at editors@indiewire.com

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    CANNES 2011 | Now on Sale: Colin Firth and Emily Blunt in Dark Comedy

    Colin Firth and Emily Blunt will star in an untitled dark comedy to be directed by Dante Ariola from an original script by Becky Johnston. It's being sold at Cannes by Focus Features International, with UTA and CAA representing North American rights.

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    Strand Picks Up Braden King's Sundance Debut "HERE"

    Strand Releasing has acquired Braden King's debut feature "HERE." The video artist and music video director debuted his Ben Foster-starring film at this year's Sundance and went on to screen at the Berlinale. "HERE" follows a satellite-mapping engineer played by Foster fall for an Armenian photogr...

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    IndiePix To Bring Bhopal Disaster Doc to U.S./Canadian Theaters

    Following an Indian Supreme Court decision regarding the fate of several managers and supervisors who were arrested following the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster at Union Carbide, IndiePix has announced that they have acquired the U.S./Canadian distribution rights to Van Maximilian Carlson's doc about...

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    Samuel Goldwyn Nabs U.S. Rights to New Film from "Farewell My Concubine" Director

    Samuel Goldwyn has snatched U.S. distribution rights for "Sacrifice" from Chinese director Chan Kaige ("Farewell My Concubine"). The film, which screened at this year's Berlinale, is based on the play "Orphan of Zhao," tells the story of a Yuan dynasty-era general who massacres his rivals enemy, le...

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    Weinsteins Continue Buying Spree; Take Cannes' Martial Arts Epic "Dragon"

    Rumors of the Weinstein Co.'s buying spree started even before the festival began. While there is still no official confirmation that Weinstein has acquired late competition entry "The Artist", the company has confirmed the purchase of another competition title, Peter Ho-Sun Chan's martial arts epic...

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    Elgin James' "Little Birds" to Receive Theatrical Release by Millennium Entertainment

    Elgin James' "Little Birds" will receive North American distribution through Millennium Entertainment, with plans for a theatrical release this fall.

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    Playing Jeopardy! in Cannes: See If You Can Guess Which Projects Will Make The Cut

    Today is the official opening of Cannes. But it's only 3pm local time, which means the action so far has been limited to the open floodgate of press releases announcing new productions. Releases that, judging by prior years' track records, represent films that may (or may not) get made and/or receiv...

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    Daily indieWIRE Clicks: Predicting the Cannes Market, What to Watch at Home & More

    Today on indieWIRE our annual Cannes Guide went live, we made our picks for what to catch at home and much more.

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