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M3 Creative Inks With UTA

M3 Creative Inks With UTA

M3 Creative, a creative content agency and multiplatform film/television production company, has signed with UTA.

The talent agency will represent M3 partner-CEO Andy Meyers as a commercial director and Arielle Worona, M3’s director of development overseeing the company’s reality division, in the programming arena. 

STORY: Magnet Picks Up Worldwide Rights to Don Coscarelli's 'John Dies at the End'

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MAR
8
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Emma Watson Goes From Wizard to Wild Child in 'The Bling Ring' Trailer (Video)

Emma Watson Goes From Wizard to Wild Child in 'The Bling Ring' Trailer (Video)

After Harry Potter's grand finale sent her on an international press tour in 2011, Emma Watson took tentative steps away from the bookish and determined wizard role that made her a star. In last year's Perks of Being a Wallflower, she played drunk and let the wind rush through her hair to a David Bowie song. And now, she's going all out wild child.

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MAR
7
1 years

SXSW: Image Entertainment Picks Up 'Evidence'

SXSW: Image Entertainment Picks Up 'Evidence'

Image Entertainment has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Evidence, a thriller that stars Stephen Moyer and Radha Mitchell.

The rights include theatrical, home entertainment, television and digital. Image is planning a theatrical release for this summer.

The deal was made in Austin on the eve of SXSW.

STORY: SXSW: 10 Must-See Music Movies

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MAR
7
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Sundance: Magnolia Pictures Nabs World Distribution Rights to 'Touchy Feely'

Sundance: Magnolia Pictures Nabs World Distribution Rights to 'Touchy Feely'

Magnolia Pictures has acquired world distribution rights to writer-director Lynn Shelton's Touchy Feely.

The pickup marks a reunion between Shelton and Magnolia, the distributor of Shelton’s 2009 comedy Humpday.

PHOTOS: Exclusive Portraits of Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts and Other A-Listers at Sundance

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MAR
7
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Florence + The Machine Sign With WME (Exclusive)

Florence + The Machine Sign With WME (Exclusive)

Florence + the Machine has signed with WME for North American personal appearances and worldwide representation in all other areas, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The award-winning British band has released two critically acclaimed albums, 2009's Lungs and 2011's Ceremonials, and frontwoman Florence Welch plans to branch into acting, fashion and other creative avenues.

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MAR
7
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SXSW: Doc 'The Short Game' Follows 7-Year-Old Golf Stars (Exclusive Video)

SXSW: Doc 'The Short Game' Follows 7-Year-Old Golf Stars (Exclusive Video)

Golf may be known as a leisurely game for older businessmen, but there's a completely different side to the game, as shown in Josh Greenbaum's documentary, The Short Game.

The film, which will have its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in the documentary feature competition, follows some of the best 7-year old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf.

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MAR
6
1 years

SXSW: 'Medora' Offers Snapshot of America Through a Basketball Hoop (Exclusive Video)

SXSW: 'Medora' Offers Snapshot of America Through a Basketball Hoop (Exclusive Video)

The Bad News Bears meets Hoosiers in Medora, a new documentary about what basketball means to small town Indiana. The film is set to make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Sunday, March 10, part of the festival's Documentary Spotlight series.

Set in a part of the American heartland where life revolves around the basketball court, the recession-ravaged community of Medora looks to their young, homegrown athletes for a source of inspiration.

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MAR
6
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SXSW: 'Grow Up, Tony Phillips' Poster Debuts (Exclusive)

SXSW: 'Grow Up, Tony Phillips' Poster Debuts (Exclusive)

Emily Hagins' fourth feature, Grow Up, Tony Phillips, is set for a March 12 premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.

Tony Vespe stars as Tony Phillips, a high school senior who loves Halloween but begins to question himself as his friends decide that they are too cool for the kid-friendly holiday. The film is produced by Austin-based Arcanum Pictures.

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MAR
6
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SXSW: 'Girls's' Christopher Abbott Gets Serious in 'Burma' (Exclusive Photos)

SXSW: 'Girls's' Christopher Abbott Gets Serious in 'Burma' (Exclusive Photos)

Girls' Christopher Abbott and Gaby Hoffmann play siblings forced to take in the father who abandoned them and their dying mother a decade earlier in Burma, a searing new domestic drama from writer-director Carlos Puga set to debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Sunday. 

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MAR
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What If Michael Haneke Directed 'Star Wars'? 'Amour'-Style Parody Envisions the Sad Story (Video)

What If Michael Haneke Directed 'Star Wars'? 'Amour'-Style Parody Envisions the Sad Story (Video)

Sometimes, despite however much talent and acclaim a director has earned, they're just not the right fit for a certain film.

Take Michael Haneke, for instance. He's a legendary auteur, won an Oscar this year for his film Amour and has created a reputation for his unforgiving and unsentimental films. Which is why the thought of him directing a big budget sci-fi effort like Star Wars is an automatic punchline.

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MAR
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Barbra Streisand Signs With UTA

Barbra Streisand Signs With UTA

Barbra Streisand has taken on a talent agency.

The legendary performer and social activist has signed with United Talent Agency, which will represent her as an actress, producer and director. She will continue to be represented by manager Marty Erlichman, who has guided her career -- including music -- for decades. Streisand has sold a whopping 71.5 million albums in the U.S. alone.

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MAR
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Leah Remini Signs with APA (Exclusive)

Leah Remini Signs with APA (Exclusive)

Actress and producer Leah Remini has signed with APA in all areas. 

Remini is best known for starring opposite Kevin James in the long-running CBS comedy The King of Queens and will star opposite J.K. Simmons in ABC’s mid-season sitcom Family Tools. Queens remains a giant syndication hit and airs nationally off-network and in 33 countries.

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MAR
6
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SXSW: Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. Get Intimate in New Dramedy (Exclusive Photo)

SXSW: Brie Larson and John Gallagher Jr. Get Intimate in New Dramedy (Exclusive Photo)

Brie Larson is steeling herself for a busy 2013, which could prove to be a breakout for the young actress. First up, the SXSW dramedy Short Term 12.

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MAR
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Sundance 2013: Sundance Selects Acquires Beltway Sniper Drama 'Blue Caprice'

Sundance 2013: Sundance Selects Acquires Beltway Sniper Drama 'Blue Caprice'

Sundance Selects has acquired North American and Latin American rights to Alexandre Moors’ debut feature Blue Caprice, which made its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

The film, with a screenplay by R.F.I. Porto, was produced by Isen Robbins, Aimee Schoof, Ron Simons, Stephen Tedeschi, Brian O’Carroll, Kim Jackson and Will Rowbotham.

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