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  1. James Schamus' Directorial Debut 'Indignation' Rounds Out Its Cast

    7:35 am 6/15/2015

    Tracy Letts, Linda Emond and Danny Burstein join Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon in the 1951-set drama.Read more

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  2. Anthony Bregman's Likely Story Hires Former Weinstein Co. Exec Peter Cron

    8:11 am 6/8/2015

    The bi-coastal producer also hired Jeff Stern to oversee scripted TV arm. Read more

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  3. James Schamus' Symbolic Exchange Pacts With China's Meridian Entertainment

    3:06 pm 5/27/2015

    The former Focus CEO will also serve as a chief creative and strategic advisor to Meridian.Read more

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  4. James Schamus Beefs Up Company, Hires Production Head (Exclusive)

    11:00 am 5/7/2015

    He's tapped Joe Pirro to serve as head of production for Symbolic Exchange.Read more

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  5. Tribeca: Director Cary Fukunaga Says Movie Fans Are "As Responsible for the Death of Cinema as the People Who Make It"

    1:44 pm 4/24/2015

    The Emmy-winning 'True Detective' helmer talked about his work on the first season of the HBO series and his upcoming Idris Elba-starring African war drama 'Beasts of No Nation,' which will be released on Netflix.Read more

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  6. 'Alone in Berlin' Starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson Begins Shoot

    4:55 am 3/26/2015

    Daniel Bruhl co-stars in the adaptation of Hans Fallada's best-seller about a working-class couple battling the Nazi regime.Read more

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  7. Ex-Focus Head James Schamus to Make Feature Directorial Debut

    7:22 am 11/12/2014

    He will helm the film adaptation of Philip Roth's best-selling novel 'Indignation'Read more

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  8. Focus CEO Peter Schlessel on the Move to the Mainstream and the Studio's Future

    7:00 am 10/23/2014

    In his first interview since assuming the role in a shake-up one year ago, Schlessel explains the prestige label's move to mix mainstream ("I'm proud to have 'Insidious 3' ") with the more expected awards plays ('The Theory of Everything') as the midbudget movie finds a homeRead more

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  9. Paul Allen and Morgan Spurlock's 'We the Economy' Short Films Get Release Date, Free Distribution

    7:42 am 10/14/2014

    James Schamus, Adam McKay, Catherine Hardwicke and Adrian Grenier are just some of the directors behind the shortsRead more

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  10. 'Hollywood Is Not American': James Schamus Explains What He Really Meant

    10:00 am 10/10/2014

    In a letter to the editor, Focus Features' former CEO writes, "I was far from passing judgment"Read more

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