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Exclusive: Aaron Paul Asks About The Shiner In Clip From SXSW Awards Winner 'Hellion'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 20, 2014 4:25 PM
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Hellion
Growing up ain't easy, but neither is raising a child, particularly on your own, and coming of age and the hard realities of being a single parent collide in "Hellion" starring Aaron Paul. After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and then hitting SXSW in March where it picked up a Gamechanger Award - Special Mention for writer/director Kat Candler, it's now in theatres and coming close to you this weekend.

Exclusive: Theatrical Poster For SXSW Winner 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul Plus First Trailer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 16, 2014 4:10 PM
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Aaron Paul, Hellion
Single parenthood, grief and coming of age collide in Kat Candler's "Hellion," with the drama picking up good notices out of the Sundance Film Festival, where it premiered in January, and a Game Changer Special Mention award for the director when it played SXSW this spring. And now the gritty drama is coming to theaters, and we have the exclusive look at the first poster.

The Ones To Watch: 20 Breakout Actors, Directors & Talents From The 2014 Sundance Film Festival

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • January 28, 2014 2:40 PM
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2014 Breakout Talent From Sundance
Because we're usually far too busy for the partying and snowboarding, the highlights of the Sundance Film Festival are, of course, the movies themselves. But almost as pleasurable as the films, is discovering new voices and talent, and seeing for the first time the performers and filmmakers whose careers will grow and rise long after the locals have reclaimed Park City for another year.

Interview: Aaron Paul On 'Hellion' Breakout Star Josh Wiggins: “I Was Learning From Him In My Audition”

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • January 23, 2014 3:25 PM
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Aaron Paul, Hellion
Among the glitz and overloaded chaos of Sundance, breakout stars emerge, fueling the reputation of the festival’s force as a discovery engine. This year, one of the most talked-about young actors is 15-year-old Josh Wiggins, who stars alongside Aaron Paul in director Kat Candler’s feature debut “Hellion.”

Sundance Review: Bleakness, Anger & Pain Mark 'Hellion' Starring Aaron Paul

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • January 18, 2014 2:14 PM
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Hellion
It's a somewhat glib, reductive thought, but the archetype of the Sundance indie film (apart from being cutesy and unbearably quirky) often can be summed up in its miserablist bleakness. And if some Park City indies can sometimes be defined by their dark, depressing nature with few rays of hope, "Hellion" may not fit that bill exactly, but it sure comes close.

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