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  1. 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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  2. Apple Censors Matt Damon Question from Anti-Fracking Movie Podcast (Video)

    2:13 pm 12/10/2012

    Conservative filmmaker Phelim McAleer says his undercover video shows he asked a question about 'Promised Land' that doesn't appear on the iTunes version of the Q&A.Read more

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  3. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Hires Writer

    12:10 pm 10/8/2012

    Kelly Marcel, Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" writer, will adapt E.L. James' bestselling book for Focus Features and Universal.Read more

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  4. Box Office Preview: 'Expendables 2' Set to Take Down 'Bourne Legacy'

    5:13 pm 8/16/2012

    Three other new films also will vie for a top spot on the marquee: musical drama "Sparkle," animated family entry "ParaNorman" and Wednesday opener "The Odd Life of Timothy Green."Read more

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  5. Woody Allen and Focus Features International Reteam for Untitled Alec Baldwin Comedy

    7:21 pm 8/13/2012

    Allen begins shooting this month in New York and San Francisco; the film's ensemble cast also includes Cate Blanchett, Louis C.K., Bobby Cannavale and Peter Sarsgaard. Read more

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  6. Midyear Awards Report: Focus Features (Analysis)

    10:54 am 7/20/2012

    The Oscar hopes of Universal's specialty division rest on Wes Anderson's summer hit, Bill Murray's FDR, and Joe Wright and Keira Knightley's third collaboration.Read more

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  7. DreamWorks Taps Jane Evans as its New Head of Physical Production

    12:10 pm 6/27/2012

    The move comes on the heels of DreamWorks' previous head of physical production exiting the company.Read more

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  8. 'Seeking a Friend's' Steve Carell About Co-Star Keira Knightley: 'I Thought She'd Be Very Serious' (Video)

    2:07 pm 6/20/2012

    The stars of Focus Features' doomsday comedy talk to THR about the risks of doing an end-of-the-world film without superheroes.Read more

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  9. George Clooney to Direct Cuban Military Drama 'The Yankee Comandante'

    8:47 pm 6/6/2012

    The Focus Features project is based on a May 28 article about the only foreigner other than Che Guevara to become a comandante in Cuba.Read more

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  10. True or False? Angelina Jolie Approached to Direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    1:10 pm 6/3/2012

    Jolie made her directorial debut in 2011 with the well-reviewed war drama "In the Land of Blood and Honey."Read more

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