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    Sundance Film Festival USA May Be Headed to a Theater Near You

    If you can't make it to Sundance this year, you may still have a chance to catch a screening of one of the films in competition during the festival. Sundance Institute announced today that on January 26, their program Sundance Film Festival USA will bring nine films, complete with filmmaker Q&am...

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    Seth Rogen to Host 27th Film Independent Spirit Awards

    "50/50" star Seth Rogen will host the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The 27th annual awards ceremony will be held as a daytime luncheon in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday, February 25th. Additionally, Diana Zahn-Storey, a longtime executive producer of the Film I...

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    NY Jewish Film Festival Sets 21st Edition Slate

    Twenty-eight world, U.S. and New York premieres are on tap for the 21st New York Jewish Film Festival, opening January 11 with the New York debut of Guy Nattiv's "Mabul" (The Flood). In all, 35 features and shorts from 11 countries will screen during the event, presented by the Je...

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    10 Films Set for Miami Festival's Ibero-American Competition

    The Miami International Film Festival unveiled the first of its competition lineups Friday, with four North American premieres and two U.S. premieres among those competing in the festival's signature MIFF Knight Ibero-American Competition. Ten features will compete in the section, which spotligh...

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    CASTING WATCH: Ramirez for Star Trek, Hopkins & Mirren for Making of Psycho, Lovelace Goes Blonder

    J.J. Abrams is eyeing Edgar Ramirez to play the villain in the upcoming "Star Trek" sequel. Benicio del Toro was attached, but that's fallen through. The "Carlos" star now has a chance to make a grand franchise entrance into the mainstream.

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    Radcliffe Named EW's Performer of the Year; Plus Fincher on Pitt, Streep on Davis, Carell on Gosling

    The "Harry Potter" finale gets a boost during its last award season push from EW's Entertainers of the Year issue, out December 9, which names Brit Daniel Radcliffe Performer of the Year, for his work in the global blockbuster "Harry Potter" as well as his Broadway musical su...

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    Disney Chief Bob Iger to Chair Academy Museum Fundraising Campaign with Tom Hanks and Annette Bening UPDATED

    Not wasting any time getting the fundraising effort started on the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, AMPAS president Tom Sherak and CEO Dawn Hudson have landed a big fish to chair their capital fundraising effort: Walt Disney President and CEO Bob Iger (w...

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    In The Land of Blood & Lawsuits: Jolie, GK Films and FilmDistrict Sued Over Film's Similarities to Croatian Book

    Angelina Jolie (along with GK Films, FilmDistrict and Scout Film) is being sued. Croatian journalist James Braddock alleges that her film, "In The Land of Blood and Honey," has similarities with his 2007 book, "The Soul Shattering." For two years beginning in 2008, he states that...

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    Kino Lorber's Alive Mind Cinema Channels "Crazy Wisdom" for N. America

    Kino Lorber label Alive Mind Cinema has picked up North American rights to Johana Demetrakas' doc "Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche." The deal for the film about the legacy of the "bad boy of Buddhism," Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, excludes television...

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    IFC Films Cozies to "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding" for N. America

    North American rights to Bruce Beresford's dramatic comedy, "Peace, Love & Misunderstanding" have been picked up by IFC Films. The feature, starring Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda, two-time Academy Award-nominee Catherine Keener, Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Olsen, Chace Crawfo...

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