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    A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES Finds Its Star In Zachary Galifianakis

    Among its army of cult followers, "A Confederacy of Dunces" is the funniest American novel ever written. Little surprise, then, that the recent leaked news of yet another attempt to adapt it to the big screen after thirty years of failure—with Zachary Galifianakis in the lead role—was greeted ecstat...

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    Zach Galifianakis May Lead 'Confederacy Of Dunces' For 'Muppets' Director James Bobin

    When you talk dream projects that you wish could become resurrected -- something we do for shits and giggles from time to time -- very high on our list is John Kennedy Toole's posthumously-published, picaresque novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" (published in 1980, eleven years ...

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    Greg Mottola To Adapt Jeffrey Eugenides' 'The Marriage Plot' For Scott Rudin & Sony

    What's writer-director Greg Mottola been up to lately? After a trifecta of films in "Superbad," "Adventureland" and "Paul," the writer-director was noted to be adapting Leanne Shaption's 'Important Artifacts' for Brad Pitt and Natalie Portman, before tur...

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    Scott Rudin & Sony To Remake SXSW Chess Documentary 'Brooklyn Castle'

    It seems producer Scott Rudin has had a thing for documentaries lately. Back in January at Sundance, the acclaimed, Oscar winning producer picked up the remake rights to the buzzed about video game documentary "Indie Game: The Movie," and now at SXSW, he's swooped in on another doc hop...

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    'Napolean Dynamite' Helmer Jared Hess To Direct 'The Pet' For Producer Scott Rudin

    Jared Hess, remember him? Well back in 2004 he was one of the hottest young directors on the block after the success of “Napoleon Dynamite,” which achieved almost instantaneous cult status and spawned a generation of kids who became inseperable from their "Vote For Pedro" ...

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    Ben Stiller Heads To HBO To Produce, Direct & Star In Jonathan Safran Foer-Penned Comedy Pilot 'All Talk'

    We're reaching something of a watershed moment when it comes to the divide between TV and film. While the likes of "The Sopranos" and "The Wire" have seen the small screen gain more and more prestige over the last decade, and names like Martin Scorsese and Michael Mann have l...

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    Producer Scott Rudin Picks Up Doc 'Indie Game: The Movie' For HBO Comedy Series

    After making "The Social Network," the story of a bunch of nerds creating Facebook, into an unlikely box office and awards season hit, producer Scott Rudin seems to hope he can take that same formula to the small screen.

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    Stephen Daldry Talks Asperger's, Depicting 9/11 In 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,' And The Oscars

    At present, up to the imminent release of “Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close,” Stephen Daldry is three-for-three in terms of films to Best Director Oscar nominations; there’s clearly something about the stories he tells hitting a nerve among Academy voters, no matter how challenging (“The Hours”) ...

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    Stage Actress Jeanine Serralles Joins Coen Bros' 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    Well, the cast for the Coen Brothers' forthcoming music world drama "Inside Llewyn Davis," has added another interesting name, with Variety reporting that stage actress Jeanine Serralles has joined the production. The actress previously had parts in James Gray's wildly underrated &...

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