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    'Chef' Returning to Theaters

    Indie sensation "Chef," from writer/director/producer/star Jon Favreau, is returning to theaters nationwide on August 29 from Open Road Films.

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    Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' Pulled From Release Calendar

    With less than a month to go before it was slated to hit theatres, the marketing campaign around Eli Roth's "The Green Inferno" was muted at best. Aside from a new trailer at the end of May, there wasn't much else in the way of promotion. It appears behind-the-scenes squabbling was the cause, which ...

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    'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers Charged For Involuntary Manslaughter for Death of Sarah Jones

    Last February, Sarah Jones, a crew member working on the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider," lost her life after being struck by a freight train. Now, months later, some of the filmmakers behind the project have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass.

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    Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson Family Film 'Little Boy' Acquired by Open Road

    "Little Boy," a powerful family film starring Tom Wilkinson and Emily Watson has been picked up by Open Road Films for U.S. distribution.

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    Open Road Films Acquires 'Nightcrawlers' with Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo

    Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. rights to "Nightcrawlers," starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo, from Bold Films, the companies announced today.

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    Open Road Films Acquires Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater'

    Open Road Films Acquires Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater.'

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    Sean Penn Goes Liam Neeson in Open Road's Euro-Thriller 'The Gunman,' Will Direct 'Last Face'

    Heading into the Cannes market, Open Road Films has scooped up all U.S. rights to the political actioner "The Gunman," starring Sean Penn and directed by Pierre Morel ("Taken," "Transporter"). Even philanthropists have to collect a payday once in a while, so Penn seems to be following the Liam Neeso...

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    Interview with Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg

    Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg has spent over 25 years in the film business, with stops along the way at Columbia/Sony, Lionsgate and Hemdale. In this interview we ask him about Open Road’s success formula, the company’s upcoming release schedule and how the film festival circuit has changed in recent...

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    Open Road Acquires Barry Levinson's All-Star 'Rock the Kasbah'

    Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to independently-financed original comedy "Rock the Kasbah," starring Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel. The film is written by Mitch Glazer and directed by Barry Levinson and will be sell...

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    Pre-Sundance Fest, Open Road Replaces Acquisitions Chief

    Just ahead of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, AMC and Regal-owned indie distributor Open Road Films is replacing Ben Cotner, its departing senior VP of acquisitions, with new executive vice president of production and acquisitions, Peter Lawson. He'll have a chance to check out the Sundance world p...

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