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    Neil LaBute on Going Back to Basics With 'Some Velvet Morning' and His Move to Television

    When NeilLaBute's latest "Some Velvet Morning" premiered back at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, anticipation was muted. The acerbic playwright who made name for himself with acidic variations on the battle of the sexes (best captured in his scorching film debut "In the Company of Men"), had as ...

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    Emily Blunt Will Solve 'Sister,' Adam Driver Joins Jeff Nichols' 'Midnight Special' & More

    First up, Emily Blunt has joined the brewing mystery flick "Sister." Based on the novel by Rosamund Lupton—with the book repped not so coincidentally by Felicity Blunt, Emily's sister—the story "follows Beatrice (Blunt) as she investigates the death of her younger sister Tess, whose death is ruled a...

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    Watch: Stanley Tucci Lusts Over Alice Eve in Trailer for Neil LaBute's Latest

    Tribeca Film has released the first trailer for "Some Velvet Morning," the thriller many critics have praised as a return to form for writer-director Neil LaBute since its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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    Neil LaBute's First TV Venture 'Full Circle' Is Experimental and Exhausting

    "Full Circle," a new half-hour drama premiering on DirecTV's Audience Network tonight, October 9th at 10pm, presents a chilling concept -- a world in which everyone talks like they're Neil LaBute characters.

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    Tribeca Film Picks Up Neil LaBute's 'Some Velvet Morning'

    After premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year, the U.S. rights to "Some Velvet Morning" have been acquired by distribution label Tribeca Film. Directed by Neil LaBute and starring Stanley Tucci and Alice Eve, the film follows a man who arrives at the doorstep of his mistress after ...

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    AMC Launching 'The Walking Dead' Spin-Off Series In 2015

    AMC clearly knows which side their bread is buttered on, and who is spreading. Even with "Breaking Bad" coming to an end in two weeks, they've already greenlit a prequel series, centered around sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman. And now, the network's other smash success show is also expanding, with AMC cl...

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    Neil LaBute, of All People, Now Has an NBC Sitcom in the Works

    Neil LaBute is doubling down on the television projects. The playwright and filmmaker has his first TV venture, "Full Circle," set to premiere on DirecTV next month, a 10-episode limited series he wrote based on "La Ronde." He's also got a series of 10 short films he'll write and direct slated to ai...

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    Exclusive: Adam Brody, Zoe Kazan, Jennifer Morrison and Mia Maestro In 4 Shorts to Promote Neil LaBute's 'Some Girl(s)'

    In a nifty bit of promotion, Chris Schwartz, the producer behind the Neil LaBute penned comedy "Some Girl(s)," enlisted the help of some of the film's stars to promote the VOD release of the film via a series of short films all pegged to the feature.

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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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    Review: Neil Labute-Written ‘Some Girl(s)’ Starring Adam Brody, An Acerbic Yet Toothless Satirical Dramedy

    For the sake of argument, let’s agree that the Neil LaBute narrative unfolds like this: the provocative playwright turned filmmaker stormed the indie world in 1997 with his disturbing, brusque and scathing critique of the male psyche “In The Company of Men.” LaBute's controversial, piquant, sometime...

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