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    Tom Hardy To Team With Kathryn Bigelow & Annapurna Pictures For ‘The True American’

    We’re wiped out from the influx of Cannes-related news, so don’t sue us, and please forgive the immense brevity. Annapurna Pictures is going to produce “The True American,” which has Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises," "Lawless") attached to star and Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty") attached to ...

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    Megan Ellison Heads for Cannes with 'Foxcatcher,' Rebrands Her Foreign Sales Arm

    Heading into the Cannes International Film Festival -- which opens Wednesday with Nicole Kidman vehicle "Grace of Monaco"--producer-financier Megan Ellison (Oscar contenders "Zero Dark Thirty," "Her," "American Hustle") is launching Sony Pictures Classics' much-anticipated true murder drama "Foxcatc...

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    Mark Boal Launches Production Company Page 1, Backed by Megan Ellison's Annapurna

    Yet again, Megan Ellison is putting her money on talent. Now, rather than looking at various CAA projects and giving creative freedom to top A-list directors like David O. Russell, Paul Thomas Anderson and Spike Jonze, the billionaire scion of Oracle's Larry Ellison is backing another production com...

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    'Doctor Who' Star Matt Smith Joins Paramount and Skydance's 'Terminator' Reboot UPDATE

    UPDATE: "Doctor Who" star Matt Smith, who played the Doctor from 2011 to 2013, is set to join Paramount and Skydance's new "Terminator" reboot. He will play a new character in the franchise, "with a strong connection to John Connor."

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    Who Should Play Garbo and Dietrich?

    A new project financed by billionaire scion Megan Ellison looks into the love affairs of Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Some have long fantasized that they loved each other, but they claimed never to have met. Who should play them in a new TV series?

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    Megan Ellison to Develop TV Show about Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo

    The planned showrunners are "True Blood" writer Angela Robinson and "The L Word" scribe Alex Kondracke.

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    Women, Power & Bisexuality: Megan Ellison Greenlights Her Most Daring Project Yet

    A powerful LGBT woman green-lighting films about other LGBT women? We need more of this!

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    'American Hustle' Producer Megan Ellison Developing TV Series on Greta Garbo & Marlene Dietrich

    Annapurna Pictures is making its first foray into television with the project on the intersecting lives of these two Old Hollywood stars.

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    Memo to Women Screenwriters: Man Up!

    Is the shrinking percentage of women screenwriters now seen as just business as usual, a reflection of our societal malaise? Or are women screenwriters actually doing something to fuel the inequity?

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    Watch: Impressive Reel from Annapurna Pictures Featuring 'American Hustle,' 'Her' and More

    It's no secret that 2013 was a great year for cinema, with terrific films breaking the boundaries of genre, budget and international appeal. One particular production company has managed to bring an especially impressive set of films onto its roster.

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