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    Casting: Vince Vaughn To Star In Michael Dowse's 'The Politician,' Melanie Laurent Joins Brad Pitt's 'By The Sea' & More

    While Vince Vaughn is expected to take a role in "True Detective," the actor knows what side his bread is buttered on, and it's the comedic side. The actor will star in the Seth Rogen-produced, Michael Dowse ("Goon," "What If")-directed "The Politician." The Black List script by Matthew Bass and Th...

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    Sleeper of the Week: "What If"

    The romcom that has some critics believing in romcoms again.

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    Review: 'What If' Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Adam Driver, Rafe Spall And Mackenzie Davis

    It has been 25 years since "When Harry Met Sally," the ultimate can-men-and-women-be-just-friends romantic comedy, hit theatres, and as we've recently discussed, few films of that sort have matched it in that time. But lately Hollywood has been taking a crack at that unique premise with mixed result...

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    The 10 Films That Shaped Me: 'What If' Director Michael Dowse Lists the Comedies That Influenced Him

    "What If," the new romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan as star-crossed lovers who find themselves awkwardly stuck in the dreaded friend-zone, is jazzy and pop-culture infused, so we decided to quiz director Michael Dowse ("FUBAR," "Goon") about the 10 comedies that influenced him...

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    Nick Stoller & Michael Dowse Latest Names Added To 'Ant-Man' Directorial Rumor Mill

    With Edgar Wright out, Adam McKay and Rawson Thurber both passing, and Ruben Fleischer potentially doing "Ghostbusters 3," Marvel's race to find a director for "Ant-Man" continues. And this afternoon comes a couple more names you can toss into a hat.

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    Watch: First Clip from 'What If' Features Stars Adam Driver and Daniel Radcliffe

    Check out this clip from the Michael Dowse directed indie rom-com 'What If,' starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan and Adam Driver. Recently having starred in 'Kill Your Darlings,' Radcliffe plays Wallace who is recovering from heartbreak when he meets Kazan's Chantry, an upbeat, attractive girl at h...

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    CBS Films Acquires 'The F Word' Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan

    CBS Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Michael Dowse's "The F Word" starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, the company announced. The film made its premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival this week where Indiewire enjoyed the chemistry between the two stars.Based on the play "Toothpaste ...

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    Jay Baruchel Confirms 'Goon' Sequel In The Works

    One of the more pleasant surprises of the year was Seann William Scott’s turn in the Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg-penned hockey comedy “Goon.” The Canuck laffer has spawned something of a cult, with the movie being a favorite in some corners of the internet, in addition to it doi...

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    Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan Will Say 'The F Word'

    Good projects never really die, but sometimes it takes a bit of time for the right set of circumstances to come along to make them happen. Back in 2010, "The F Word" was gearing up with backing from Fox Searchlight, with "In Search Of A Midnight Kiss" director Alex Hold...

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    Review: 'Goon' Is A Middling Sports Comedy Elevated By A Surprising Turn By Seann William Scott

    It feels odd that "Goon," a brutal comedy based around the sport, from the pen of hockey-loving Apatow grads Jay Baruchel (star of "Undeclared" and "Knocked Up") and Evan Goldberg (co-writer, with Seth Rogen, of "Superbad" and "Pineapple Express"), would go on wide release in Britain this weekend, w...

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