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Gérard Depardieu To Star In Abdellatif Kechiche's 'The Real Wound,' Elisabeth Moss Discovers 'There Are Monsters' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2014 11:07 AM
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As Cannes gets closer and buyers, distributors, producers and more gear up to hit the marketplace, lots of casting news will be coming. So strap in for the next round of news, to stay on top of a variety of developing projects.

Bryan Bertino Gears Up His Found Footage Flick 'Mockingbird' At Universal

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • January 31, 2012 10:38 AM
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At the start of the summer of 2008, a modestly budgeted horror flick called “The Strangers” surprised many by holding its own at the box office with heavyweights like “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” and the first “Sex and the City” movie, ultimately grossing $82 million on a $9 million dollar budget. Not exactly 'Indiana Jones'-style numbers, but enough to get sequels talk started and a little clout for the film’s helmer Bryan Bertino. While talk of further installments has been circling ever since, Bertino has yet to follow-up his directorial debut.

Another Goddamn Found Footage Movie In The Works Thanks To Universal And 'The Strangers' Director Bryan Bertino

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 21, 2011 6:40 PM
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The idea of 'found footage' -- taking a well-worn genre, usually horror, and giving it a mock-documentary spin, to make the terror and thrills that much closer to reality -- has been having a real kick of energy for cinema of late, pushing filmmakers to fascinating new places in a bid to do something different, with fascinating results that will provide food for thought in film studies classes for years to come.

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