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    DirecTV Goes Indie with new A24 Deal: Satellite Operator Will Co-Finance and Market Independent Films

    DirecTV has partnered with independent film studio A24 to acquire films which the satellite operator will then offer on-demand 30 days before their theatrical release.

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    DirecTV's Fall Doc Series 'Something to Talk About' Will Include Sean Penn-Centric Film 'Haiti Untold'

    DirecTV is bringing back Thandie Newton crime series "Rogue," it's first original scripted drama, for a second season, and it's also set to bring back "Something to Talk About," its documentary series presented in collaboration with Brainstorm Media and made up of films about socially and culturally...

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    DirecTV Orders a Series of 10 Short Films From Neil LaBute

    It's been some time since playwright and filmmaker Neil LaBute was an indie darling for caustic features like "In the Company of Men" and "Your Friends & Neighbors," but he seems to have found a new place for himself at DirecTV -- the satellite service provider has been welcoming him with open arms.

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    Watch: Julianne Hough Lets Her Hair Down (And Cuts It Off!) in Trailer for Diablo Cody's Directorial Debut 'Paradise'

    Diablo Cody is back with her directorial debut (which she also wrote) called "Paradise," the story of a sweet and religious girl next door (Julianne Hough) who goes to the Las Vegas Strip to experience life after recovering from a terrible accident. She is accompanied by a charming bartender (Russel...

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    Women Behaving Badly: Patty Hewes, the Ruthless and Regal Lawyer From 'Damages'

    When a woman is in a position of power and doesn't shy away from asserting herself, she's often labeled a "bitch." And Glenn Close's Patty Hewes of "Damages" has been called a bitch more than her fair share of times. An alpha female with her own law firm, Patty takes on high-profile clients, usually...

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    Neil LaBute's TV Series Debut 'Full Circle,' Starring Minka Kelly and Kate Walsh, Gets a Premiere Date From DirecTV

    Neil LaBute's 10-episode original drama, "Full Circle," will make its debut on Wednesday, October 9 DirecTV announced today. The screenwriter, director, and playwright's first venture into television will air two back-to-back episodes every week on DirecTV's Audience channel, but all 10 episodes wil...

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    DirecTV Renews Thandie Newton Cop Drama 'Rogue' For a Second Season

    DirecTV's first foray into scripted television seems to have been a success -- the satellite service today announced a renewal for "Rogue," its original cop drama starring Thandie Newton as undercover detective Grace Travis, who tries to find out the truth about her son's murder while getting entang...

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    David Boreanaz, Minka Kelly, Ally Sheedy Join the Cast of Neil LaBute's TV Debut 'Full Circle'

    DirecTV's recently announced 10-episode original series "Full Circle" will be the television debut of filmmaker and playwright Neil LaBute, so it comes as no surprise that the project has netted an impressive, star-filled cast.

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    DirecTV Orders 10 Episodes of 'Full Circle,' an Original Drama Series From Neil LaBute

    DirecTV premiered its first original scripted series "Rogue," an undercover cop drama starring Thandie Newton, on April 3. Now the satellite provider is upping its original programming game with "Full Circle," another scripted series, this one the television debut of Neil LaBute.

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    Why Everyone Wants a Premium Drama: DirecTV's Chris Long Talks About Getting Into the Game With 'Rogue'

    It's commonly accepted that the middle is dropping out of movies -- that there's a widening gap between indies and $200 million tentpole releases, and that finding funding for mid-budget films, the type most likely to be aimed at a mainstream adult audience, has become increasingly difficult.

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