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Picturehouse Nabs Adam Wingard's Sundance/SXSW Title 'The Guest' (VIDEO)

Picturehouse has picked up all US rights to director Adam Wingard's upcoming mindbender "The Guest," a hit at Sundance and now headed for SXSW.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 7, 2014 2:02 PM
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Director Marjane Satrapi's Sundance Fave 'The Voices' Gets a US Distributor

From the Iranian-born director of "Chicken with Plums" and the Oscar-nominated "Persepolis," Marjane Satrapi's "The Voices," starring Ryan Reynolds and Anna Kendrick, has finally found a US distributor after its Sundance 2014 premiere.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • March 5, 2014 5:02 PM
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With 'Hellion' Locked for US Distribution, Where Will Star Aaron Paul's Career Land Post-'Breaking Bad'?

Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to writer/director Kat Candler's "Hellion," which world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January. The film stars Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis and Josh Wiggins. So after racking up four Emmy noms and two wins for his now-storied performance as Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad," how will Aaron Paul's career fare in Hollywood?
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 24, 2014 8:38 PM
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Sundance Deal Tally: Who's Bought What? (Score Card UPDATED)

UPDATED: We continue to add to our ongoing deal tally out of Sundance (which wrapped January 26). While the buys haven't been high-end, they've been steady. So, who's bought what? A breakdown of companies and numbers of buys, below.
  • By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna
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  • February 5, 2014 1:57 PM
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Gravitas Scores Sundance Crowdpleaser 'Ping Pong Summer,' Starring Susan Sarandon

Following a warmly received Sundance premiere, writer/director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer" has landed a distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 3, 2014 2:40 PM
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Best of the Week: Sundance Exclusives, Rotterdam and Santa Barbara Film Fests Roll Out and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • February 1, 2014 1:53 PM
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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Sundance Fave 'Infinitely Polar Bear,' Starring Mark Ruffalo

Sony Pictures Classics has snagged all North American, German, UK, Scandinavian, Eastern European and Russian rights to Maya Forbes' directorial debut 'Infinitely Polar Bear,' warmly received at its 2014 Sundance premiere.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • February 1, 2014 1:13 PM
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Elisabeth Moss Wows Sundance with Two Films, 'The One I Love' and 'Listen Up Philip' (TRAILERS)

Elisabeth Moss talks two Sundance entries shot during her "Mad Men" hiatus, "The One I Love" and "Listen Up Philip." "When Hollywood succeeds it wants to repeat itself, make a movie like THAT," she says. "I tend to look for things that are new and different and that we haven't seen in a movie."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 27, 2014 5:16 PM
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Should the New York Times Review Every New York Film Booking?

Before Sundance got started, The New York Times' Manohla Dargis raised a red flag about the issue of too many films flooding the marketplace. While her suggestion that fewer distributors should acquire films was the wrong answer to the right question, the subject became the hot topic of the festival, as folks on all sides of the question grappled with possible solutions.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 27, 2014 1:57 PM
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'Whiplash' Wins Dramatic Competition Grand Jury and Audience Awards at 2014 Sundance Film Festival (UPDATED)

The U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize goes to Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash," which also won the Dramatic Audience Award. "My first time last year was with the short," says Chazelle. "Without Sundance showing the short we would not be here." Livestream the Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony, hosted by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, below.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 25, 2014 11:29 PM
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