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    Edgar Wright On Wrapping Up His Comedic Trilogy With 'The World's End' and the Latest On Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Finishing a trilogy is never easy. Once your first film is successful, expectations rise exponentially with each following entry. When your first two films are the massive cult hits "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," hopes for the final film are as high as for any mainstream blockbuster. Edgar Wrig...

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    Edgar Wright's 'The World's End,' Starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Provides A Clever Respite From Summer Blockbusters

    The genius of "Shaun of the Dead," as the countless fans of the cult hit know, was that it worked as a comedy without satirizing its genre roots. "The World's End" keeps this careful balance intact.

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    Watch: Some New Featurettes From 'The World's End,' the New Comedy from Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

    Director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are reuniting for a third film following the successes "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz". Five friends reunite after 20 years, and Gary (Simon Pegg) convinces them to stage an encore of the epic pub crawl they attempted last time they saw e...

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    'Fifty Shades of Grey' To Hit Theaters August 1st, 2014

    A week after Sam Taylor-Johnson was announced as the film's director, the much anticipated film adaptation of "50 Shades of Grey" has set a release date: August 1, 2014. 

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    Focus Features' Sixth Africa First Program Accepting Entries

    In 2008, Focus Features launched Africa First, conceived as a program meant to support the filmmaking community in Africa. The institution offers participating filmmakers the chance to be awarded up to $10,000 dollars to finance their narrative short films made in continental Africa.

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    Watch: The Stakes Are High in the New Trailer For 'Closed Circuit' Starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall

    Focus Features has premiered the new trailer for "Closed Circuit," a crime thriller from director John Crowley ("Boy A") with a script penned by Steve Knight ("Eastern Promises"). The drama stars Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall as lawyers and ex-lovers tasked with defending a man accused of setting off a...

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    James Schamus and Andrew Karpen Are Now Co-CEOs of Focus Features

    James Schamus has signed a new contract as CEO of Focus Features -- but now he has a co-CEO in Andrew Karpen, who has been promoted from his prior role as president.

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    Focus Features Acquires Matthew McConaughey HIV Drama 'Dallas Buyers Club' For Fall Release

    Focus Features has acquired North/Latin American rights to the Matthew McConaughey-starring HIV drama "Dallas Buyers Club," directed by Jean-Marc Vallee ("The Young Victoria"). The film co-stars Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner. Focus plans to release the film domestically later this year.

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    Weekend Box Office: Families Complete The Circle Of Life, Pack Theaters For Movie They Own On DVD

    Right now, some jerk at Disney is finding a way to use the term “circle of life” to define how they can release “The Lion King” anytime, and it will always make money. A 3D re-issue of the film became the number one weekend attraction by a very wide margin with $29 million, a huge middle finger to t...

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