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    The Weinsteins Acquire Cannes Pic 'The Sapphires' & Have Their Eye On James Gray's 'Low Life'

    Everything kicks off tomorrow, but the dealmaking has already begun at the Cannes Film Festival and Harvey Weinstein is already busy shaking hands and signing contracts.

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    The Weinstein Company Pick Up Dustin Hoffman's Directorial Debut 'Quartet'; Tribeca Lands 'For Ellen' With Paul Dano

    It’s about that time, with Sundance and SXSW in the rearview, distributors both big and small are starting to snap up the promising titles that could possibly bring the fall a lot of prestige.

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    'The Intouchables' Wins Unprecedented Top Two Prizes at COL-COA

    At the City of Lights, City of Angels (COL-COA) festival in LA, "The Intouchables" won the two top prizes, the COL-COA Audience Award and the Critics Special Prize. This two-honor coup is unprecedented in the festival's history.

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    Jackie Robinson Biopic '42,' Phil Lord & Chris Miller's 'Lego' Movie & 'Celeste & Jesse Forever' Get Release Dates

    Want to know when you might be able to see some of the movies that you might be interested in seeing? Yes? That’s good, because we’ve got somewhat of a release date round-up for you.

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    James Corden In Talks To Play Reality Show Opera Star Paul Potts In 'Devil Wears Prada' Director David Frankel's 'One Chance'

    British actor James Corden is the toast of Broadway at the moment. The 33-year-old, got his start in Mike Leigh's "All Or Nothing" and in the stage and film versions of Alan Bennett's "The History Boys," and became a household name in the U.K. after co-writing and starrin...

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    Be Afraid: Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes Reportedly Circling The 'Halloween' Franchise

    Perhaps this isn't too much of a surprise. It was only a few weeks ago that The Weinstein Company (the parent branch of Dimension Films) took "Halloween 3D" off the calendar (it was slated for October 26th). With no confirmed cast or director, it simply wasn't going to happen. And ...

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    First Person: 'Bully' Writer-Producer Cynthia Lowen Speaks Out

    Never has failure been so successful: While Harvey Weinstein was unable to get "Bully" a PG-13 rating, his attempts resulted in massive public awareness, celebrity rallies and even free advertising in support of the film and its cause.

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    The MPAA Being a 'Bully': 10 Films That Appealed Their Ratings

    Anti-bullying documentary "Bully" has drummed up the type of controversy most indies only dream of, thanks to Harvey Weinstein's much-publicized efforts to fight the film's R-rating in favor of a more teen-friendly PG-13. Despite Weinstein's best efforts and the rallying cries of his celeb pals, the...

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    Watch: Feel-Good Trailer for French Phenomenon 'The Intouchables"

    With all the talk surrounding Harvey Weinstein's decision to release "Bully" unrated, you'd be forgiven for forgetting about the other films The Weinstein Company have on the horizon. To remind you, the company has released their trailer for "The Intouchables," France'...

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    Sorry Terrence Malick, The Weinstein Company Has Changed 'The Wettest County' To 'Lawless'

    Toldja? Okay, maybe not quite, but we read the tea leaves on this just a couple of weeks ago, and now it's pretty much official. John Hillcoat's "The Wettest County" will now be titled "Lawless." Sorry Terrence Malick!

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