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    Video of the Day: "The Lie" Starlet Gets Her Own "E! True Hollywood Story"

    In an odd (but very funny and effective) bit of marketing, Joshua Leonard got the cast from his directorial debut "The Lie" and some friends together to take part in a mock "E! True Hollywood Story" centered around one of the film's main players. The catch? The subject's ...

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    In His Own Words: Joshua Leonard Shares a Scene From His Directorial Debut "The Lie"

    Below indie stalwart Joshua Leonard ("The Blair Witch Project") shares a scene from his first solo directing credit "The Lie." Based on a T.C. Boyle short story that first appeared in the New Yorker, "The Lie" centers on a man who tells a lie to get out of work that ina...

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    Watch: Promising, If Inaccurate, Trailer for Joshua Leonard's Directorial Debut "The Lie"

    "The Lie," actor Joshua Leonard's first solo directing credit, was generally well received by critics at Sundance earlier this year following its world premiere. Our own Eric Kohn wrote, "A basic domestic drama with flashes of light comedy, the movie feels both cautionary and sincere about the prosp...

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    Exclusive: Poster For Joshua Leonard's 'The Lie' Starring Himself, Mark Webber & Jess Weixler

    Having already premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, we now have the exclusive poster to "The Lie," directed, written and starring Joshua Leonard of "Humpday" and "The Blair Witch Project" fame. Co-starring Jess Weixler ("Teeth"), Mark Webber ("Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World"), Alia Shawkat ("Arrested Development"), Jane Adams ("Happiness"), Kelli Garner ("Thumbsucker," "Pan Am") and an appearance by Gerry Bednob ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin"), "The Lie" is based on a T.C. Boyle short story that first appeared in the New Yorker and centers on a man (Leonard) whose life inadvertently changes when he tells a lie to get out of work...

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    Screen Media to Tell a "Lie" this Fall

    U.S. rights to Joshua Leonard's Sundance dark comedy, "The Lie," have been picked up by Screen Media. Starring Leonard, Screen Media plans a fall 2011 theatrical release in select cities with a simultaneous VOD release.

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    Sundance Review | Joshua Leonard's "The Lie" Suffers From Uneven Tone

    Editor's note: This review was originally published at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. "The Lie" opens Friday.

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    Sundance 2011 Daily Links: Day 1

    Every day at Sundance, indieWIRE will post a rundown of the day's news from our blog network as well as other outlets. Included today: Anne Thompson's comprehensive Sundance preview, Spout's review of "I Saw the Devil," Movieline's interview with "The Lie"'s Joshua Leonard and a nifty Sundance photo...

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    Meet the 2011 Sundance Filmmakers | "The Lie" Director Joshua Leonard

    Once an idealistic young man with artistic aspirations, Lonnie is stuck and doesn’t quite know it. Working at an unfulfilling job, he longs to realize his lifelong dream of becoming a musician. When his wife, Clover, is presented with a career opportunity that could provide them with the stability s...

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