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  1. Box Office: 'One Direction' Opens No. 1 Thursday Night With Strong $2.7 Million

    7:28 am 8/30/2013

    The concert documentary -- directed by Morgan Spurlock -- should have no trouble topping the Labor Day weekend box office as summer winds to a close.Read more

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  2. 'Closed Circuit's' Surveillance Issues More Relevant in Light of NSA Scandal, Stars Say

    2:16 pm 8/20/2013

    Focus Features CEO James Schamus also talks about casting "Fifty Shades of Grey."Read more

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  3. First 'C.O.G.' Trailer: David Sedaris Finds Religion (Video)

    8:15 am 8/15/2013

    Jonathan Groff stars as a fictional version of the author in an adaptation of an essay from his 1997 collection "Naked."Read more

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  4. Screener Wars: 'Mud' and 'Place Beyond the Pines' First to Hit Voters' Mailboxes

    10:36 am 8/8/2013

    THR's awards analyst reports that the films, both released on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, have been sent to HFPA members and select journalists.Read more

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  5. 'Boxtrolls' Breaks Ground by Featuring Same-Sex Parents in Animated Movie Trailer

    5:00 am 7/3/2013

    Laika Studios head Travis Knight says of the gay-friendly teaser, "We're just trying to be who we are."Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. '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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