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  1. Robert Pattinson Parties with 'Fifty Shades' Author E.L. James

    11:11 am 6/25/2013

    The "Twilight" star's socializing refuels rumors that he's in the running to play Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of the erotic bestseller.Read more

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  2. Focus CEO James Schamus Renews Contract, Andrew Karpen Promoted

    7:12 am 5/15/2013

    Karpen, who has been president since 2006, is named Co-CEO.Read more

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  3. Universal Settles 'Fifty Shades' Porn Parody Lawsuit

    12:23 pm 3/11/2013

    Smash Pictures won't argue that their film is a protected spoof nor that the original books are not copyrighted; Instead, the company has decided to pay up.Read more

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  4. Berlin 2013: Focus Boards Mike Leigh's J.M.W. Turner Biopic

    3:16 am 2/8/2013

    Timothy Spall is set to star as the celebrated British landscape painter; Focus Features International will co-finance with BFI and Film4.Read more

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  5. 'ParaNorman' Makers Announce Production on 'The Boxtrolls'

    8:49 am 2/7/2013

    Laika again partners with Focus Features for an animated project with a voice cast that includes Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette and Tracy Morgan.Read more

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  6. Focus Features, Random House Studio Snap Up Big-Screen Rights to New Spin on 'Pride and Prejudice'

    7:55 am 2/7/2013

    Jo Baker's as-yet-published "Longbourne," which is told from the point of view of the servants at the Bennet family estate, sparks a series of preemptive deals.Read more

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  7. Berlin 2013: Focus Boards Jeremy Renner's 'Kill the Messenger'

    9:46 am 2/5/2013

    The company will release the drama about blacklisted journalist Gary Webb in the U.S., and its international arm will shop the project to foreign buyers in Berlin.Read more

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  8. The Golden Globes Pocket Party Guide

    12:55 pm 1/8/2013

    The full list of where to find the victory-dazed and brokenhearted at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, Jan. 13.Read more

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  9. Universal Pictures and HBO Extend Film Output Deal

    9:43 am 1/6/2013

    The long-ranging deal will keep the studio's movies, as well as those from Focus Features, coming to HBO into the next decade.Read more

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  10. Entertainment One Takeover of Alliance Films Approved

    6:46 am 1/4/2013

    Canada's Competition Bureau explains why it has allowed the merger of the country's two biggest distribution players. Read more

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