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  1. 'Diamond' sparkles for Lohan, Evans

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Lindsay Lohan, Chris Evans, Ellen Burstyn, David Strathairn and Ann-Margret are attached to bring a long-forgotten Tennessee Williams screenplay, "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond," to the big screen.Read more

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  2. 'Malice' takes Barton through looking glass

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Producers Michael Pierce and Mark Williams ("Flawless") have struck a deal with Stephen Margolis' London-based production and finance outfit Future Films to make Simon Fellows' "Malice in Sunderland," Future said Saturday.Read more

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  3. Out of the 'Fire': Kaye back with a pair of hot projects

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    The notoriously mercurial director Tony Kaye has re-emerged in the feature film world, shopping his acclaimed abortion docu "Lake of Fire" and a new thriller from script guru Robert McKee, "Madness."Read more

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  4. Momentum gathers up 'Tomo'

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    U.K. distribution company Momentum Pictures said Friday it has snapped up British rights to Paul Catling's sci-fi project "Tomo."Read more

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  5. 'Crossing' docu will screen for subject in North Korea

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Next week in Pyongyang, James Joseph Dresnok, a U.S. Army soldier who in 1962 fled into North Korea, will see and critique "Crossing the Line," British director Daniel Gordon's documentary of his life in the world's newest nuclear state, the docu's executive producer said at the AFM.Read more

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  6. Data, biz models bringing Wall St. to H'wood's door

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    The transparency of available data and a surge in solid business models is fueling a growing desire by Wall Street to invest in the movie industry, a packed conference room heard at the American Film Market.Read more

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  7. Singapore-based Innoform takes 'Law' into own hands

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Innoform Media general manager Teck Lim is moving Singapore's leading kids video distributor into feature film production with director Jack Neo's "Just Follow Law," which sold to Golden Harvest for Hong Kong and Taiwan at the American Film Market.Read more

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  8. Celestial films ride digital wave

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Hong Kong-based Malaysian movie producer and distributor Celestial Pictures is trimming films from its Shaw Bros. catalog into 30-minute versions in a bid to ride global digital media trends.Read more

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  9. Asian territories gather for 'Assembly'

    4:00 am 11/4/2006

    Media Asia has presold the feature "The Assembly" by Feng Xiaogang across Southeast Asia for undisclosed sums at the American Film Market, distribution and sales chief Jeffrey Chan said.Read more

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  10. Unplugged AFM mart sees dealing grind to a halt

    4:00 am 11/3/2006

    The American Film Market plunged into disarray Thursday when the Loews Hotel Internet access collapsed, leaving marketgoers dividing into BlackBerry haves and have-nots.Read more

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