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    Jude Law Sought To Play Douglas Fairbanks In Mary Pickford Biopic

    Quite often, the Oscar-winning success of a film will lead to studios jumping over themselves to greenlight anything they have in the works that might be vaguely similar. "Slumdog Millionaire," for instance, led to development on a number of India-set projects, including the current sleeper hit "Bes...

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    Jonathan Demme To Direct 'My Dinner With Andre' Reunion 'Wally And André Stage Ibsen'

    Even his detractors must admit that there's a glorious unpredictability in watching the career of Jonathan Demme. In the last decade alone, he's directed two remakes of 1960s classics, documentaries on Neil Young, Haitian activist Jean Dominique and former President Jimmy Carter, indie drama...

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    Jonathan Demme's Animated 'Zeitoun' Lines Up Financing, Now Aiming To Hit Theaters In 2014

    One project that has always been at simmering on Jonathan Demme's always busy plate of projects has been an adaptation of Dave Eggers' post-Hurricane Katrina book "Zeitoun." First announced nearly three years ago, the project hasn't had much movement since and Demme has been bu...

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    Neil Young, Jonathan Demme and Stan Lee Headline Slamdance Master Classes

    Neil Young, filmmaker Jonathan Demme and comic book legend Stan Lee will headline this year's series of Morning Coffee Master Classes at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival, which runs January 20-26. Young and Demme will be at Slamdance to support their documentary "Neil Young Journeys,&q...

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    Slamdance Film Festival Sets Jonathan Demme's Neil Young Doc, Other Special Screenings & Shorts

    Slamdance Film Festival Sets Jonathan Demme's Neil Young Doc, Other Special Screenings & Shorts

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    Interview: 'Corman's World' Director Alex Stapleton

    There isn't a splashier or more sensational documentary subject than Roger Corman, a man who has produced hundreds of exploitation and genre movies over the years, answering to no one but himself.

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    Jonathan Demme Directing Documentary On Italian Jazz & Fusion Musician Enzo Avitabile

    For Jonathan Demme, who has vacillated between feature films and documentaries for his entire career, music has played a vital part of his non-fiction works. Having directed films/concert movies for Neil Young and the Talking Heads, music videos for Bruce Springsteen and The Pretenders and more, Dem...

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    TIFF Rounds Out Slate With Films From Dardennes, Aki Kaurismäki, Jonathan Demme, Gus Van Sant, More

    TIFF has finalized their already impressive slate for 2011, and if you didn't get a chance to hit the Croisette this year, you can catch the highlights in Toronto.

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    Jonathan Demme To Write & Direct Stephen King's Time Travel JFK Assassination Tale '11/22/63'

    A time traveling account of the JFK assassination? Are you fucking kidding? Nope, guess not.

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    Jonathan Demme's 'Honeymoon For Harry' Falls Apart After Robert De Niro Gets Cold Feet

    The lament of the last fifteen years or so of Robert De Niro's career is a common one; the actor for the most part having traded in the challenging performances he made his name on in the 1970s and 1980s for a series of lukewarm comedies and pot-boiler thrillers. His last truly great performance was...

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