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  1. Memorial Day Box Office: 'Men in Black 3' Soft in U.S., 'Moonrise Kingdom' Cleans Up

    8:50 am 5/28/2012

    "MIB3" clears $203.2 million worldwide but underperforms in North America with $70 million; horror pic "Chernobyl Diary" also tepid with $9.3 million; Wes Anderson's specialty release "Moonrise" posts the highest per-location average of all time for a live-action film. Read more

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  2. It's Official: Entertainment One in Talks to Acquire Alliance Films

    4:07 am 5/28/2012

    Ending weeks of speculation, the Canadian producer/distributor said it was negotiating a possible transaction as it unveiled its full-year results to March 31. Read more

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  3. Michael Sheen Joining Tina Fey and Paul Rudd in 'Admission' (Exclusive)

    5:08 pm 4/26/2012

    The actor will once again play the "30 Rock" star's boyfriend in the Focus comedy.Read more

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  4. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Film Adaptation Faces Challenge From 'Control-Freak' Author

    9:22 am 3/29/2012

    THE REPORT: Universal and Focus pay $5 million for the racy books amid questions of how S&M sex will translate onscreen.Read more

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  5. Universal, Focus Acquire Rights to 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    9:18 am 3/26/2012

    E.L. James' erotic trilogy -- being referred to as "mommy porn" -- drew strong interest from many of the biggest buyers in Hollywood.Read more

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  6. Focus Features International Hires Emil Elmer for Sales Duties

    10:23 am 3/19/2012

    Former Miramax and Pathe high flier to ramp up efforts reporting to FFI chief Alison Thompson.Read more

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  7. Josh McLaughlin Joining Focus Features as Senior VP, Production

    1:12 pm 3/9/2012

    The executive previously worked at Chernin Entertainment and The Mark Gordon Company.Read more

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  8. Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall Set to Star in Focus Features-Working Title International Thriller

    11:20 am 2/2/2012

    Focus Features and Working Title are teaming on the untitled movie.Read more

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  9. Focus Features Angling to Pick Up Matt Damon/John Krasinski Project

    3:52 pm 2/1/2012

    Focus Features and Participant Media are in negotiations to acquire the untitled drama project written by Matt Damon and John Krasinski.Read more

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  10. James Franco's 'The Broken Tower' Among 2012 Focus World Releases

    12:58 pm 12/19/2011

    The digital distribution arm of Focus Features will also release the films "Gnarr" and "Return" early next year.Read more

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