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'The F Word' Officially Retitled 'What If,' Release Date Set Plus Watch 25-Min Talk With Zoe Kazan

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 13, 2014 3:54 PM
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So, you might remember back in January, director Michael Dowse to a Toronto audience that his forthcoming romantic comedy "The F Word" was being retitled to "If You're Lucky." CBS Films were quick to swoop and claim that no such switch was occurring that the original title would be sticking. Well, it would appear that Dowse was right.

Zoe Kazan Talks Twin Roles Of 'The Pretty One' & How 'In Your Eyes' Is "Like Joss Whedon Does Nicholas Sparks"

  • By Kristin McCracken
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  • February 21, 2014 2:07 PM
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After winning the Best Actress Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for Bradley Rust Gray’s “The Exploding Girl,” Zoe Kazan added a big-budget rom-com (“It’s Complicated”) and more indie dramas (“Meek’s Cutoff”) to her resume, starred on Broadway (“A Behanding in Spokane”) with Christopher Walken, and wrote the charming (and underrated) screenplay for “Ruby Sparks,” in which she starred with her longtime partner Paul Dano.

New Pics From Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan Rom-Com 'The F Word'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 9, 2014 5:16 PM
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If You’re Lucky
One movie we heard some good word about at TIFF last fall but just couldn't find room for in our screening schedule was "The F Word." The film from director Michael Dowse ("Fubar," "Goon," "Take Me Home Tonight") is a rom-com starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, about a young man stuck in the dreaded friend zone with a girl he likes a whole lot more than that. Buzz was good on the movie, and it even landed on TIFF's Top 10 Canadian Films Of 2013 list. But it looks like a big change is coming to the movie before it lands in U.S. theaters.

Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Enemy,' Xavier Dolan's 'Tom At The Farm' & More Make TIFF's Top 10 Canadian Films Of 2013

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 4, 2013 3:23 PM
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Enemy Jake Gyllenhaal Isabella Rossellini
And the lists keep on coming... We're just a few weeks away from 2014 (crazy, right?) which means lots of lists are being made, and not just for Santa Claus. Critics, pundits, everyday folks and your next door neighbor are drafting their tally of the year's finest achievement in cinema, and this latest rundown comes from north of the border, with a little twist.

Eli Roth's 'The Green Inferno' Gets Picked Up, Sequel In The Works & More TIFF Acquistions

  • By Ben Brock
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  • September 12, 2013 10:58 AM
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The feeding frenzy that is the backstage wheeling-and-dealing at a major film festival has come to Toronto, and bobbing up from the churning waters are a number of intriguing bodies... We hear from our friends at Hitfix that CBS Films has nabbed “The F Word,” not (sadly?) the feature-length Gordon Ramsay movie we've all been waiting for, but rather a “(500) Days of Summer”-esque rom-com, starring Zoe Kazan and Daniel Radcliffe, and word around the fest has been pretty positive by those who've seen it. It's directed by Michael Dowse ("Fubar," "Take Me Home Tonight") and also features Rafe Spall and “Girls” star Adam Driver.

TIFF 2013 Adds 'Enemy' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, 'The F Word' With Daniel Radcliffe, Xavier Dolan's Latest & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 7, 2013 3:00 PM
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The Toronto International Film Festival continues to pad out its already stellar lineup. This afternoon, word's come of the Canadian produced titles ready to walk the red carpet, and includes more notable flicks that festival-goers will want to add to their schedule.

First Look At Ryan Reynolds In Atom Egoyan's 'Queen Of The Night' & Daniel Radcliffe And Zoe Kazan In 'The F Word'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 11, 2013 1:55 PM
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Queen Of The Night Ryan Reynolds
It's been four years since Atom Egoyan's last feature, the sleazy erotic thriller "Chloe," but he's making up for that absence by being very, very busy. He's got two movies on the way -- the already shot and in post-production West Memphis Three drama "The Devil's Knot," which he quickly followed up with "Queen Of The Night," lensed earlier this year. And now, the first image from the film has arrived.

Rafe Spall & More Join 'The F Word' With Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 17, 2012 5:15 PM
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Earlier this year we tipped Rafe Spall on our list of actors who are stars in the making. This summer he memorably appeared in Ridley Scott's divisive "Prometheus," and later this year you'll see him in Ang Lee's "Life Of Pi." But before the massive campaign begins for the latter, Spall will be taking time to deliver some laughs.

'Girls' Star Adam Driver Says 'The F Word' With Zoe Kazan & Daniel Radcliffe

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 1, 2012 6:58 PM
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To say that we're fans of "Girls" star Adam Driver would certainly be dead accurate. Granted, we've only really seen him on the HBO show, but the actor impressed us immensely with a continually surprising and nuanced turn on Lena Dunham's program, and we've already placed him earlier this year on our On The Rise list of TV actors due to break out into bigger things. And it looks like we're not the only ones who've had an eye on him.

Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan Will Say 'The F Word'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 17, 2012 7:40 PM
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Good projects never really die, but sometimes it takes a bit of time for the right set of circumstances to come along to make them happen. Back in 2010, "The F Word" was gearing up with backing from Fox Searchlight, with "In Search Of A Midnight Kiss" director Alex Holdridge at the helm, Casey Affleck attached to star, and Rose Byrne, Rebecca Hall, Deborah Ann Woll and Mary Elizabeth Winstead all vying for the female lead. The project ultimately never came together, but it has found new life with two very able actors.

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