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    Alejandro González Iñárritu Wants To Shoot 'The Revenant' In Sequence, Megan Ellison May Save Financially Troubled Pic

    With a prime opening slot for "Birdman" at the Venice Film Festival next month, things look to be going pretty well for Alejandro González Iñárritu, and he even has "The Revenant" with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy gearing up to shoot this fall. Or does he?

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    Annapurna and Rooney Mara Win Bidding War for Memoir 'A House of the Sky'

    Annapurna Pictures beat out its rivals in a bidding war to option Rooney Mara project "A House in the Sky." The New York Times bestselling memoir is written by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett. Mara will star and serve as a producer with Annapurna’s Megan Ellison. Annapurna’s Chelsea Barnard will ov...

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    Bigelow and Boal Chase Ripped-from-Headlines Bergdahl Movie--As Do Fox Searchlight and Todd Field

    During the 2012/2013 marketing swing on "Zero Dark Thirty," for whatever reason, Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal tried to separate themselves as distinct entities. She was the director who collaborated with him as her writing and producing partner. And they didn't want to be seen as a romantic couple,...

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    'Zero Dark Thirty' Duo Kathryn Bigelow & Mark Boal Planning Film On Controversial POW Bowe Bergdahl

    Well, if there was ever any doubt, we can say now firmly that Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal are not afraid of controversy. The director/writer pair had a certain amount of backlash from "The Hurt Locker," but nothing compared to their follow-up "Zero Dark Thirty" — willfully misread by some as being...

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    Oscar Nominee Jonathan Gordon Is Annapurna Pictures' New President of Production

    Megan Ellison of Annapurna Pictures has announced today that producer Jonathan Gordon, a longtime David O. Russell collaborator and Oscar nominee for "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle," will join the company as President of Production.

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    Kathryn Bigelow's Next Film, 'True American,' Will Star Tom Hardy

    Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures is busy in Cannes at the moment, but it has acquired rights to Anand Giridharadas post-9/11 book, "True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas." Tom Hardy is attached to star, and Kathryn Bigelow will direct.

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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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