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    Festival Hits 'Prisoners,' 'Enough Said' and 'Rush' Post Strong Openings

    Three film festival hits, "Prisoners" (Warner Bros.), "'Enough Said" (Fox Searchlight) and "Rush" (Universal) launched the parade of awards contenders at the fall box office. All three showed solid initial results. Wide release "Prisoners" easily took the #1 slot on Friday. Among the two limited...

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus On Returning To Film Work, Her Love For Nicole Holofcener and the New Season of 'Veep'

    A week after it made its very well received debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, Nicole Holofcener's fifth feature film "Enough Said" is hitting theaters. With that comes the first major film role for television icon Julia Louis-Dreyfus since 1997's "Deconstructing Harry."

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    Cary Fukunaga Is A 'Noble Assassin' & Joe Swanberg Heads To Fox Searchlight With A New Project

    Two indie filmmakers who have been hustling recent projects—Cary Fukunaga got a fist bump from Idris Elba who'll produce and star in his "Beasts Of No Nation," while Joe Swanberg's "Drinking Buddies" pushes him to his biggest audience yet—are now dipping their toes into studio waters.

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    Fox Searchlight Snaps Up Comedy Pitch from Joe Swanberg

    Fox Searchlight has acquired a high-concept comedy pitch from director Joe Swanberg, who has "Drinking Buddies" hitting theaters this weekend.

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    McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' Release Date Moves Forward to October 18

    Fox Searchlight has moved up Steve McQueen's much-anticipated "12 Years a Slave" from its previously announced release date of December 27 to October 18. This makes it all the more likely that the film will play the early fall festival circuit. We recently predicted it would land at Venice.

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    Fox Searchlight Moves Up Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave'

    Fox Searchlight has shifted Steve McQueen's much anticipated "12 Years a Slave" up over two months, Deadline is reporting. Originally slated for a Christmas bow, the film will now start a limited release on October 18th.

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    Casting Watch: Keira Knightley to Produce and Star in 1920s Suspense Tale 'The Other Typist'

    Keira Knightley is set to produce and star in "The Other Typist," adapted from Suzanne Rindell's debut novel centering on an introverted typist in 1920s New York who befriends a glamorous and mysterious co-worker and is introduced to the city's fast-living underworld. Fox Searchlight snapped up the ...

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    LAFF Interview: Actor-Writer-Directors Rash & Faxon Talk Water Park Summer Comedy 'The Way, Way Back' (CLIPS)

    It was no surprise last January when Fox Searchlight scooped up Sundance coming-of-age comedy "The Way, Way Back" (July 5) from actor-writer-directors Jim Rash ("Community") and Nat Faxon ("Ben and Kate"). The duo memorably accepted the adapted screenplay Oscar with Alexander Payne for Searchlight's...

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    First Look: Six New Images for Steve McQueen's 'Twelve Years a Slave,' Starring Ejiofor, Fassbender, Cumberbatch and More

    Fox Searchlight has released the first official images for Steve McQueen's highly anticipated "Twelve Years a Slave," starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson and Lupita Nyongo.

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    Fox Searchlight Picks Up 'Dom Hemingway,' Starring Jude Law, Demian Bichir and Emilia Clarke

    Fox Searchlight has snapped up North American rights to black comedy-crime tale "Dom Hemingway," starring Jude Law, Richard E. Grant ("Doctor Who"), Demian Bichir (Oscar-nominated for "A Better Life") and Emilia Clarke ("Game of Thrones"). The film is written and directed by Richard Shepard, who rec...

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