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    Tribeca Film Picks Up Neil LaBute's 'Some Velvet Morning'

    After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year, the U.S. rights to "Some Velvet Morning" have been acquired by distribution label Tribeca Film. Directed by Neil LaBute and starring Stanley Tucci and Alice Eve, the film follows a man who arrives at the doorstep of his mistress after ...

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    AMC Launching 'The Walking Dead' Spin-Off Series In 2015

    AMC clearly knows which side their bread is buttered on, and who is spreading. Even with "Breaking Bad" coming to an end in two weeks, they've already greenlit a prequel series, centered around sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman. And now, the network's other smash success show is also expanding, with AMC cl...

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    DirecTV Orders a Series of 10 Short Films From Neil LaBute

    It's been some time since playwright and filmmaker Neil LaBute was an indie darling for caustic features like "In the Company of Men" and "Your Friends & Neighbors," but he seems to have found a new place for himself at DirecTV -- the satellite service provider has been welcoming him with open arms.

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    Exclusive: Watch a Clip From Neil LaBute's TV Directing Debut on 'Hell on Wheels'

    "In the Company of Men" filmmaker Neil LaBute makes his television directorial debut on AMC this Saturday, August 31st at 9pm with an episode of "Hell on Wheels."

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    Review: Neil Labute-Written ‘Some Girl(s)’ Starring Adam Brody, An Acerbic Yet Toothless Satirical Dramedy

    For the sake of argument, let’s agree that the Neil LaBute narrative unfolds like this: the provocative playwright turned filmmaker stormed the indie world in 1997 with his disturbing, brusque and scathing critique of the male psyche “In The Company of Men.” LaBute's controversial, piquant, sometime...

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    Neil LaBute Trashes Theater Critic Who Trashed His New Play

    "A critic casts a eunuch's shadow," LaBute said.

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    Casting: Neil LaBute Enlists Ethan Hawke, Vera Farmiga For New Thriller; Logan Lerman Joins Brad Pitt For ‘Fury’

    Logan Lerman might be known for the forgettable “Percy Jackson” films (a sequel arrives this summer), but he almost scored the coveted lead in “The Amazing Spider-Man” a few years ago and he impressed with his acting chops in “The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.” Casting directors and filmmakers have n...

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    Neil LaBute's 'Some Girl(s)' Is the First Live-Action Narrative to Self Release Via Vimeo-On-Demand

    The Neil LaBute-penned comedy "Some Girl(s)" will be the first live-action narrative feature to be released exclusively on Vimeo, as part of the site's new Vimeo-On-Demand program that they launched at SXSW, where the film also premiered. Leeden Media turned down distribution offers to release the f...

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    The Best And Brightest Of The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival

    And so we’ve reached the end of the Tribeca Film Festival. Known for its wide-ranging selection of films from all over the globe, they truly outdid themselves this year with a slate of diverse, boundary-pushing films that suggested that, outside of the most prestigious fests like New York, Cannes an...

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    Tribeca Review: Neil LaBute Goes Back To Basics In Spartan, Scintillating 'Some Velvet Morning'

    When filmmakers find themselves in a rough place, they tend to dial back their productions, usually by necessity, but also as a refresher course in refueling the creative spirit. Playwright Neil LaBute has had a rough go of it in his last few big-screen adventures: "Lakeview Terrace" was a half-bake...

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