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    Cannes Fest Preview 2011: Opener Midnight in Paris, Jurors DeNiro and Gondry, and What Else?

    Woody Allen's latest, Midnight in Paris, which will open the 64th Cannes Film Fest May 11 with Inglourious Basterds star Melanie Laurent presiding over the opening ceremony, stars Owen Wilson, who graces this new Van Gogh-inspired poster without any of his fellow cast members, who include a blonde R...

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    Woody Allen To Open Cannes 2011 with Midnight in Paris, A "Love Letter" to the City

    Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris will open the 2011 Cannes Film Festival on May 11. Here, the film will have its world premiere out of competition, as did You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) and Match Point (2005).

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    Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris Lands at Sony Pictures Classics; The Fate of Past Partnerships

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights for Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. Allen's first Paris-shot film is the third to be financed by Spain's Mediapro (the first two were Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008 and Allen's latest, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger). SPC has also ...

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    Worthington Heads Home, Hurt Locker Reality Show, Brolin Talks

    - Sam Worthington is heading home to Perth, Australia to shoot surfing drama Drift, in which he plays a photographic journalist who helped to turn surfing into a worldwide industry. After several big-budget Hollywood films, the actor is excited to be involved in this $11-million project, he says, to "put something back into my home town...There's something pure and true about surfing, and there is something pure and true about this script." (There was also something pure about his performance to in 2004's Somersault opposite Abbie Cornish). This may be the perfect project for him to rediscover the satisfaction of low-budget acting away from t...

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    Post-Cannes Fest Landscape: What's Real?

    The Cannes Film Festival unfolds in two parts: what gets seen during the festival itself--and what happens afterwards.

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    Woody Allen vs. Mike Leigh: One Hires Stars, Other Makes Them

    At this stage of the game, there's no point in interviewing Woody Allen (age 74) or Mike Leigh (age 67) about their movies, because we know exactly what they're doing.

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    Woody Allen Names New Film Midnight in Paris

    When the latest Woody Allen Untitled starts filming this summer in Paris with stars Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Carla Bruni and Michael Sheen, it will actually have a title: Midnight in Paris. The romantic comedy takes a family to Paris. Imagina International Sales i...

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    Cannes Watch: Penn, Binoche, Crowe, Gosling, Douglas, Watts Head for Croisette

    April 15 is both U.S. tax return day and Cannes announcement day, when we finally learned most of the festival's official selection.

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    Cannes Adds Jurors Denis, Garcia Bernal, Mezzogiorno, Egoyan

    The Festival de Cannes announces that filmmaker Claire Denis (White Material) will preside over the Un Certain Regard jury. I have also learned that Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal (whose new Spanish film Even the Rain is tagged for possible inclusion in the fest) and Italian actress Giovanna Mezzo...

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    Rating Likely Candidates for Cannes

    Of the 40 films on indieWIRE's Cannes wish list--a clever way of reporting what might be going without knowing for sure what will be announced on April 15--I hear that Oliver Stone's Wall Street Never Sleeps and Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger are going, while Cannes negotiations fo...

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