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    Back to 'Swingers': Favreau's Indie Pic 'Chef' Goes to Open Road

    Jon Favreau has swung from hefty to skinny and back again, from indie to studio, original to sequel. Now yet another Marvel director is taking a studio vacation via indie production. The "Iron Man" director has returned to his "Swinger" roots, Joss Whedon-style, with "Chef," which he wrote, directed...

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    Open Road to Release 'jOBS,' Starring Ashton Kutcher, on August 16 UPDATED

    Open Road will release "jOBS," starring Ashton Kutcher as the Apple visionary Steve Jobs, nationwide on August 16.

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    Casting: Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Jean Dujardin & More Sign Up For New Projects

    There's been a flurry of actors signing onto projects in recent days, with indie projects, tentpoles and European productions all in the mix, here's a quick rundown of who signed onto what.

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    Watch: Kutcher as Steve 'jOBS' Argues Against Belief that 'Nobody Wants to Buy a Computer' in First Clip

    A first clip for Sundance closer "jOBS" has landed. The film, which stars Ashton Kutcher as the eponymous Apple innovator, screens in Park City on January 27 and opens April 19 via Open Road.

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    'Jobs' With Ashton Kutcher As Steve Jobs Opens On April 19th, 37th Anniversary Of The Founding Of Apple

    While Park City is already starting to empty, don't be fooled, as there are plenty more films to come before things wrap up. And one that many are curious about is "Jobs," the biopic of Steve Jobs with Ashton Kutcher in the lead that premieres as the closing night entry of the Sun...

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    You'll Get To See Ashton Kutcher Play Steve 'Jobs' In Theaters This Spring

    The annals of cinema history have seen many a pair of dueling projects treading over the same ground -- think about the two Truman Capote biopics a few years ago, or the dueling Alfred Hitchcock flicks this past fall. And after the death of Steve Jobs in 2011, two projects have joined that storied h...

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    Open Road Films Grabs Rights to Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Biopic Ahead of Its Sundance World Premiere

    After a flurry of news reports Thursday that Open Road Films was actively trying to acquire “jOBS,” the new biopic about Apple mastermind Steve Jobs, the company has confirmed that it has purchased rights to the film three weeks before its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. In a service-deal ca...

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    Open Road Picks Up 'Machete Kills' For 2013 Release

    With "Killer Elite," "The Grey," "Lockout" and "End Of Watch" among the titles of the nascent distributors Open Road, it's safe to say they specialize in a particular niche. Low to modest budget genre fare with a touch of star or brand power (ie. "Sil...

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    Dax Shepard Talks DIY Road Movie 'Hit and Run,' Co-Starring Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper

    Actor-writer-director Dax Shepard ("Parenthood") delivers a populist crowd-pleaser with his second film "Hit and Run," which debuted in July at Comic-Con. We sat down for an interview at the Hard Rock. While he admires director Steven Soderbergh's run-and-gun filmmaking, Shepard's role model as acto...

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    Stewart's Dalliance Could Hit 'Twilight' Finale, Universal's 'Snow White' Sequel, IFC's 'On the Road'

    Universal has been planning a "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel that would bring back both Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders. The idea behind David Koepp's script turned on doing more with the unresolved romantic triangle between Snow White (Stewart), the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and ...

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