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    Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Michael Cera and More Will Direct Segments of Anthology Series 'Ten Commandments'

    WGN America, which will launch its first original scripted series "Salem" this year, is getting into business with the Weinstein Company via "Ten Commandments," a 10-part scripted series that will, anthology-style, feature 10 filmmakers over 10 nights taking on a different commandment and giving it ...

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    Review: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts And More Carry John Wells' Watchable Adaptation of Tracy Letts' 'August: Osage County'

    Playwright Tracy Letts' crowded ensemble drama "August: Osage County" centers on a massive family engaged in constant squabbling, which means that it demands a cast willing to engage in fiery theatrics. It's no surprise, then, that director John Wells' big screen adaptation features significant name...

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    Weinsteins, Miramax Make Deal To Develop Adaptations of Library Titles, Including 'Good Will Hunting' TV Series

    The Weinstein Company announced today that it has struck a multi-year, mutli-title deal to co-produce and co-distribute film, television and stage projects both original and based off Miramax library title. Films made under this deal will be released in the US by TWC and sold internationally by Mira...

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    Meet Sophie Kennedy Clark, the Newcomer Who's Worked With Lars von Trier, Tim Burton and Stephen Frears

    Three films (and a mere two years) into her career as an actress, Scottish newcomer Sophie Kennedy Clark has already worked with Tim Burton, Stephen Frears and most recently, Lars von Trier.

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    Review: A South African Perspective On 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" aims to be more emotionally resonant than historically precise.

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    Review: Why 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' And 'Philomena' Form An Unlikely Double Bill

    One of the significant new releases coming this week deals with the plight of an innocent woman fighting against the restrictions of a society that has forced her to reckon with terrible circumstances. Actually, make that two new releases.

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    Watch: Judi Dench Gets Back into Character as M, Enlists Steve Coogan in Funny or Die Crusade Against 'Philomena' MPAA Rating

    The Weinsteins are at war with the MPAA again. Their upcoming release, "Philomena," which stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, was recently slapped with an R rating due to the MPAA ruling that it consists of more than one “harsher, sexually-derived word” used as an expletive.

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    Weinstein Company Acquires Cilllian Murphy's BBC Crime Drama 'Peaky Blinders' for the U.S.

    Last week we wondered where Cillian Murphy's BBC crime drama "Peaky Blinders" would end up in the United States. Now we're closer to an answer -- The Weinstein Company has acquired the television and subscription VOD distribution rights for seasons 1-3 with an option to acquire further seasons from ...

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    Weinstein Bringing 'Macbeth' Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard to North America

    The Weinstein Company has acquired all North American rights from Studiocanal for the latest big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," this one starring Michael Fassbender as the titular General, and Marion Cotillard as the devious Lady Macbeth. The film is directed by Justin Kurze...

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