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TriStar's Rothman Adds 'Bridesmaids' Scribes Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo to His Starry Roster

Chalk up another win for new TriStar Productions chief Tom Rothman, who is lining up an impressive roster of movies for Sony release. The latest: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, the writing team behind 2011's groundbreaking "Bridesmaids," are joining forces to write, produce and star in another comedy. The film will also be Wiig's directorial debut, a welcome change, given that of the 129 major films due to be released this year, only four are directed by women.
  • By Anne Thompson and Jacob Combs
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  • June 12, 2014 1:39 PM
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Foreign Oscar Entry 'Horses of God,' Jonathan Demme's Thrilling Discovery from Morocco, Coming to Film Forum

After two years without US distribution, director Nabil Ayouch's Moroccan thriller "Horses of God" will finally make its stateside debut this month at New York's Film Forum. This Cannes-award-winning film from 2012 centers on the 2003 Casablanca suicide bombings and the lives of those responsible.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • May 2, 2014 12:38 PM
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Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Jonathan Demme and More Talk Movies at Upcoming Rome Film Festival

The Rome film Festival (November 8-17) is once again offering on-stage conversations ("Movie Talks") with an impressive list of actors and directors. This year Jonathan Demme, Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Spike Jonze, John Hurt, Álex de la Iglesia and Italian comedian Checco Zalone will meet the audience, and get the chance to talk about their relationships with cinema, commenting on their most significant film scenes and answering questions from the audience.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 5, 2013 3:03 PM
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Jonathan Demme's New Film 'Fear of Falling' to Premiere at Rome Film Festival

"Fear of Falling," the latest by Jonathan Demme, will make its world premiere this fall at the 8th annual Rome Film Festival (November 8-17). Adapted from 19th-century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's "The Master Builder," the film is written by fellow stage scribe and actor Wallace Shawn, who plays the leading role.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • September 10, 2013 1:17 PM
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Jonathan Demme Will Present Adam Leon's Stellar Debut and SXSW Winner 'Gimme the Loot'

Director Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs," "Philadelphia") will present Adam Leon's "Gimme the Loot."
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 14, 2013 1:40 PM
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