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Directors Guild of America Opposes California Proposition 32

Not surprisingly, one of Hollywood's most powerful unions, the Directors Guild of America, opposes California Proposition 32. If passed, Prop. 32 would effectively prevent unions from participating in political activity in California. DGA President Taylor Hackford made the following statement expressing strong opposition from the guild:
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • October 22, 2012 11:25 AM
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Best of the Week: Oscar Talk, Early Raves for 'Skyfall,' Interviews with Affleck and Hawkes, Hawaii Fest & More

This week on TOH!, we discuss Spielberg's "Lincoln" as a major contender in Oscar Talk, interview "The Sessions" star John Hawkes and "Argo" director Ben Affleck, report on the Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, check out the early rave reviews of "Skyfall" and much more!
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  • October 19, 2012 4:08 PM
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Human Rights Doc on LGBT Activist David Kato 'Call Me Kuchu' Goes to Cinedigm for US Distribution

Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall's essential human-rights documentary, "Call Me Kuchu," has gone to Cinedigm for US distribution...
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 19, 2012 2:19 PM
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Academy Unveils Design for New Museum of Motion Pictures; Set to Open in 2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has reached its initial goal of $100 million toward the $250 million capital funding for its planned Museum of Motion Pictures. And new designs have also been unveiled.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 19, 2012 1:32 PM
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Tarantino's 'Django' Cast Steely-Eyed in New Character Posters

Individual character posters are now part and parcel with a major film's promotional campaign, and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" is no different. Check out new artwork of Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 19, 2012 12:55 PM
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Catholic Church's Sexual Abuse Uncovered: Thomas McCarthy's Secret Project, Gibney's 'Mea Maxima Culpa' at Film Forum

Director Tom McCarthy ("Win Win," "The Visitor," "The Station Agent") and "The West Wing" scribe Josh Singer have signed on for Anonymous Content's film about the journalist who exposed the Catholic Church's longterm cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 19, 2012 5:03 AM
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Four Films & Composers Selected for Sundance's Composers + Documentary Lab

The Sundance Institute pairs together four documentary projects and composers to participate in the tenth annual Composers + Documentary Lab, which takes place at their Utah resort October 26 - November 1.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • October 18, 2012 11:00 PM
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Penske Promotes Variety's Sobrino-Stearns to Publisher

Jay Penske has promoted Variety's veteran ad-sales exec Michelle Sobrino-Stearns to publisher of Variety. Never in the showbiz publication's 107-year-history has it been headed by a woman.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 18, 2012 8:19 PM
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McGregor and Hudson Topline Capaldi Backstage Comedy 'Born To Be King'

Scottish writer-director-actor Peter Capaldi ("In the Loop") has landed Ewan McGregor and is in talks with Kate Hudson to star in his mistaken identity backstage comedy "Born to be King." The film will shoot at Pinewood Studios in January. Indomina's Stephanie Denton is handling foreign sales at the American Film Market.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 18, 2012 2:50 PM
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'Les Miserables' & 'Downton Abbey' Costume Designers Talk Hathaway, Jackman & MacLaine with EW

In the October 19 issue of EW, "Les Miserables" costume designer Paco Delgado talks sartorially translating the look and feel of Victor Hugo's classic novel to the big screen, while "Downton Abbey"...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 18, 2012 1:28 PM
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