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Whit Stillman Plans To Team Greta Gerwig, Chloe Sevigny, Chris Eigeman & Adam Brody For Future Project, Says Jamaica-Set 'Dancing Mood' Won't Be Next Film

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 21, 2012 4:38 PM
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Given how charming, winning and funny "Damsels In Distress" is (read our TIFF review here), we sincerely hope that we won't have to wait years and years for another Whit Stillman picture. After all, nearly twelve years will have elapsed between his third film, "The Last Days Of Disco," and the release of 'Damsels' in a few weeks, and we're not sure we can take that length of break again. But the good news is, when we spoke to Stillman earlier today on the press rounds for his new film, he's got several projects on the go.

Amanda Peet Says She's Ben Affleck's Love Interest In Terrence Malick's Romance; Cate Blanchett Wonders If She'll Make Final Cut On 'Lawless' & 'Knight Of Cups'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2012 4:31 PM
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While Cannes Film Festival prognosticators continue to ponder if one or both of Terrence Malick's two films in post-production -- "The Voyage Of Time" and his still untitled romance, aka "The Burial" -- will make it to the Croisette, all we can do is keep pulling together the scraps of info, while we wait for the movies to appear.

Greta Gerwig Says Noah Baumbach's 'The Corrections' Is 'After Hours' Meets 'Hannah And Her Sisters'; Talks Working With Woody Allen On 'To Rome With Love'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 21, 2012 2:37 PM
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After flirting with the mainstream last year in "No Strings Attached" and "Arthur," indie darling Greta Gerwig is firmly back in her usual territory for the next couple of years: the actress will next star in Tribeca Film Festival entry "Lola Versus," has Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love" following in the summer, and just wrapped a reunion with "Greenberg" director Noah Baumbach on the pilot for the HBO adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections."

Make It Stop: New 'Jackass'-Inspired Trailer For 'The Three Stooges' Lands

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2012 2:12 PM
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It's pretty clear now that Fox has no fucking clue what to do with "The Three Stooges," the passion project by the Farrelly Brothers. The tone certainly suggests a movie for kids, and the studio reached out for middle America by having Larry, Curly and Moe do some shenanigans at the Daytona 500. But now they're making a late reach for teens with a spot that riffs on "Jackass," but it still delivers zero laughs.

Sundance Selects Says 'Gimme The Loot' For SXSW Winner; Wrekin Hill Finds 'The End Of Love' & Oscilloscope Reaches Enlightenment with 'Samsara'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • March 21, 2012 1:36 PM
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The SXSW Film Festival has shuttered its doors for another year, and now news reaches us that the winner of this year's Best Narrative Feature award has found a distributor, as did two other festival favorites from Park City and TIFF.

Rob Corddry & Leslie Bibb To Star In 'Hell Baby,' The Co-Directorial Debut Of Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • March 21, 2012 1:15 PM
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Screenwriting duo and comedy mainstays Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon have increasingly become Hollywood's box office saviors, supplying the scripts for both “Night at the Museum” films as well as “The Pacifier,” and their success has allowed them a “one-for-them, one-for-us” status among the studios. Their more personal work has seen less fanfare however, ranging from the executive-mangled (“Let's Go To Prison”) to holistically mangled (“Reno 911: Miami”), but news arrives today that both men have decided to use their clout on their first co-directorial effort.

'Downton Abbey' Star Jessica Brown-Findlay Bags Female Lead In 'Winter's Tale,' Aaron Johnson & Garrett Hedlund Frontrunners To Join Her

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2012 12:51 PM
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There's a little show you might have been hearing about called "Downton Abbey." Well, with the show now a runaway critical hit and audience sensation, it's time for some of the stars to leapfrog into feature film roles.

Watch: Russian Teaser Trailer For Genndy Tartakovsky's 'Hotel Transylvania' Shows Off Some Impressive Design

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2012 12:13 PM
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Maybe the secret to making Adam Sandler tolerable these days is to dub his voice into Russian. And while it's still too early to tell if "Hotel Transylvania" will just be an animated version of the usual low-grade Sandler schtick, this new Russian teaser trailer for the film at least promises it will be a helluva thing to look at.

Listen To The New Beck Song "Looking For A Sign" From 'Jeff Who Lives At Home' Plus More Music Film News

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • March 21, 2012 11:41 AM
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Where would we be without music in our favorite films? While some may rely mostly on score, the needle drop of a pop tune can be quite satisfying when paired with a memorable scene. There could be a few opportunities for this type of moment on the way thanks to some exciting music news that also concerns the film world.

'American Reunion' Soundtrack Details Plus All The Songs In The Film Including Al Green, 2 Live Crew, R. Kelly, Boyz II Men & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2012 10:49 AM
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It may be over ten years since the class of '99 walked the hallways of their high school, but it seems for Stifler, Jim, Michelle and the rest of the gang, the playlist hasn't really changed.

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