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    David O. Russell Explains His Mental Health Advocacy, His Screenwriting Secrets, and Why 'American Hustle' Won't Be Like 'Argo'

    In a lengthy discussion with Indiewire, Russell addressed his second career in activism, anticipated some of the discussions surrounding the themes of "American Hustle," and explained exactly why he makes the kinds of movies he does.

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    L.A. Film Fest: Spike Jonze Talks Music Videos, James Gandolfini, 'Wild Things,' Maurice Sendak & More

    Yesterday, we brought you our first installment of the Spike Jonze and David O. Russell chat at L.A. Film Fest, where the filmmaker presented clip from his upcoming oddball romantic comedy “Her.” But now we’ve got a recap of the previous hour of the chat, a friendly and lively discussion between the...

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    L.A. Film Fest: Spike Jonze Unveils Two Clips From 'Her' During Chat With David O. Russell

    Spike Jonze sat down for a chat with his best buddy David O. Russell on Saturday at the Los Angeles Film Fest to talk about his career and unveil two new clips from his upcoming film, “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix, Chris Pratt, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson. We’ll hav...

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    I’d Pay To See The Shit Out Of That: Vince Vaughn In A David O. Russell Dramedy

    The Vince Vaughn brand maybe isn’t “in trouble” per se, but it’s not doing that great either. How so? Well, “The Internship” opens this weekend and it’s a big, broad comedy co-starring Vaughn and another relatively big comedy star Owen Wilson. Keep in mind, “Wedding Crashers” from 2004 that starred ...

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    In the Works: David O. Russell to Direct Leonardo DiCaprio's JFK Conspiracy Thriller 'Legacy of Secrecy,' Robert De Niro On Board

    Long-gestating JFK assassination conspiracy film "Legacy of Secrecy" is reportedly finally coming to fruition, with director David O. Russell at the helm. First announced in 2010 by Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way banner, the film centers on FBI informant Jack Laningham and on Mafia kingpin Carlos Ma...

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    2013 Los Angeles Film Festival Adds Studio Premieres of 'Man of Steel' and "Monsters U' to Indie Lineup (UPDATED)

    Per usual, LAFF has added some studio premieres and sure-to-be fascinating discussions to its lineup. On June 12, a pre-festival screening of Zach Snyder's much-anticipated superman revamp "Man of Steel" -- with Henry Cavill, Michael Shannon and Amy Adams -- will show two days before its wide releas...

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    Bradley Cooper Is New Model Smart Star

    As "Silver Linings Playbook" comes out on DVD, which earned Bradley Cooper his first best actor Oscar nomination, well-reviewed "Place Beyond the Pines" is playing around the country, "The Hangover Part III" hits theaters on May 24, and Steven Spielberg has picked as his next movie "American Sniper,...

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    Watch: 4-Minute Alternate Ending For 'Silver Linings Playbook' Gets The Entire Gang Back Together

    While we anxiously await the oddball awesomeness David O. Russell is cooking up with "American Hustle," let's take a victory lap with "Silver Linings Playbook." The screwball rom-com nabbed 8 Oscar nominations resulting in a Best Actress win for Jennifer Lawrence, who shined among a uniformly excell...

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    New Images Of Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal & James Marden In David O. Russell's Abandoned 'Nailed' Surface

    It seems the saga of David O. Russell's "Nailed" isn't quite ready to end just yet. Or at the very least, it's not fading quietly into the night. Where to begin? We'll try and keep it brief. The once promising movie started shooting in the spring of 2008 with Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Catherine...

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    David O. Russell's Untitled Abscam Project Gets a Title

    David O. Russell's follow-up to "Silver Linings Playbook" -- currently filming in Massachusetts -- will be titled "American Hustle," it was announced today.

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