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  1. Cannes: Alison Thompson to Launch Sunray Films with 'Alone in Berlin'

    10:37 am 4/29/2014

    Former Focus Features CEO James Schamus will be among the producers of the project, written by Achim von Borries and to be directed by French actor Vincent Perez.Read more

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  2. Berlin: Focus Features, Sierra/Affinity Strike Partnership

    2:27 am 2/5/2014

    Sierra will handle select Focus titles outside the United States.Read more

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  3. Box Office: 'Frozen' Sing-Along Hits High Note in Friday Matinee Sales

    12:24 pm 1/31/2014

    UPDATED: Super Bowl weekend could see a close race among the animated hit, holdover "Ride Along" and new comedy "That Awkward Moment." Read more

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  4. Box Office: 'Awkward Moment,' 'Labor Day' Make a Play for Women on Super Bowl Weekend

    1:37 pm 1/30/2014

    UPDATED: The wild card of the weekend is Disney's sing-along version of "Frozen," which could ice out both new films.Read more

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  5. 'That Awkward Moment': Zac Efron's Producer Role and Why Michael B. Jordan was Dying to Do Something Different (Video)

    12:52 pm 1/30/2014

    Plus, writer-director Tom Gormican talks about having his movie released by the new Focus Features and changes to his Black List script.Read more

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  6. Zac Efron's 'That Awkward Moment' Tries to Capitalize on Justin Bieber Interest

    6:58 am 1/30/2014

    The Focus Features movie's Twitter account sent out a message about an uncomfortable situation, which seemed to be inspired by the pop star's recent woes.Read more

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  7. Finding Fela: Sundance Review

    6:49 pm 1/29/2014

    Oscar-winner Alex Gibney (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) grapples with an enigmatic persona in his politically charged doc about Nigerian musician Fela Kuti.Read more

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  8. 'That Awkward Moment' Screening: Stars Talk Challenges of Raunchy Comedy

    8:24 pm 1/22/2014

    Meanwhile, Miles Teller clarifies his commitment to the upcoming John Belushi biopic and writer-director Tom Gormican talks how much of the movie is based on his own experience.Read more

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  9. Golden Globes: Inside Sunday's Bashes With Matt Damon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lady Gaga

    9:35 pm 1/12/2014

    THR is on the scene as the talent behind "12 Years a Slave," "Nebraska," "Behind the Candelabra," "Modern Family," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and more celebrate with execs at the evening's most exclusive parties.Read more

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  10. Fela Kuti Biopic Soldiers On, Without Steve McQueen or Focus Features

    11:00 am 1/9/2014

    "12 Years a Slave's" Chiwetel Ejiofor would have played the iconic Nigerian singer, but "the movie is dead," its original director told THR -- yet its producer says former Focus chief James Schamus is reviving the pic.Read more

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