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    'A Monster Calls' For Liam Neeson, Evan Rachel Wood Is 'Facing The Wind' With Joe Berlinger & More

    It looks like those rumors were true. Last month word emerged that Liam Neeson was being courted for a role in J.A. Bayona's "A Monster Calls," and the actor has now taken the gig. He joins Felicity Jones in the adaptation of the novel by Patrick Ness that will follow "the unexpected bond that devel...

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    Magnolia Nabs Joe Berlinger's James 'WHITEY' Bulger Doc

    The documentary about the notorious Irish gangster has just been picked up by Magnolia Pictures. "WHITEY: The United States of America V. James J Bulger" saw it's premiere at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.

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    'The Simpsons' Get Lego Episode, David Michod To Direct Ballet Drama Pilot 'Flesh And Bone' & More

    With "The Rover," his follow-up to the highly lauded “Animal Kingdom” set for release this summer, David Michôd has free time on his schedule and decided to head to the small screen. Per Deadline, Michôd will helm the pilot episode for the Starz series “Flesh And Bone” from “Breaking Bad” staff writ...

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    Al Jazeera America Announces Doc Series From Joe Berlinger and Alex Gibney

    When Al Jazeera America launched in August, it left open the question of how the new cable news network would handle documentary programming, something fellow news channel CNN has been doing with high profile premieres like "Blackfish" and "Pandora's Promise."

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    Sundance Review: Joe Berlinger's 'Whitey' is a Captivating, Comprehensive Look at the Whitey Bulger Saga

    The latest true crime doc from Joe Berlinger chronicles the expansive list of individuals impacted by Boston boss Whitey Bulger and the frustrating search for the truth behind his alleged crimes.

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    Sundance Review: Director Joe Berlinger’s Riveting True Crime Doc ‘Whitey: The United States Vs. James J. Bulger’

    There are few real life criminals alive today who possess the kind of allure and oversized grandeur of James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger. This was a guy who, as a young thug, stoically did time in Alcatraz, and upon his release rose to power in South Boston, eventually running organized crime in the area...

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    Sundance 2014: Buzzy Premieres Lean Toward Comedy, Documentary All-Stars Unveiled, Redford Books Failure Workshop

    The Sundance Film Festival has unveiled the films selected to screen in its out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections. This is where the better-known directors and stars show up for red carpet walks in front of the Eccles Theater, and where much of the acquisition heat will be ...

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    Joe Berlinger Producing a Scripted TV Series Inspired By 'Paradise Lost'

    It's been 16 years since "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills," Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's first documentary about West Memphis Three, premiered at Sundance. The film was instrumental in drawing the public's attention to the case, the murder of thr...

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    Fox Picks Up Joe Berlinger Produced West Memphis Three Series, CBS 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' & More

    Things have been buzzing over at Fox and CBS it seems for the past day or two as the network has been busy lining up a number of projects that they hope will develop into bonafide hits, and it features everything from an acclaimed documentarian creating a series inspired by his own career, to a pret...

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    James Gandolfini, Sheila Nevins, Cora Weiss to Celebrate Downtown Community Television Center's 40th Anniversary

    Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) will temporarily convert its landmark firehouse in New York's Chinatown into a party space October 11 to celebrate the center's 40th anniversary. Among the evening's honorees will be Sheila Nevins and the HBO Documentary Films team, plus DCTV b...

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