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  1. Transmedia buys a comfy 'Chair'

    5:00 am 5/19/2007

    Upstart U.K. indie distributor Transmedia International Releasing has snapped up all U.K. rights to the Christopher Plummer starrer "The Man in the Chair" from Shoreline Entertainment.Read more

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  2. Lee to receive Fiesole film prize

    5:00 am 5/19/2007

    Spike Lee will receive the 41st Fiesole Master of Film Prize during a July ceremony hosted by the village of Fiesole, outside Florence, amid speculation that an Italy-based project the award-winning director is planning could be at least in part be set in Tuscany.Read more

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  3. First Sun plans remake of 'Suspiria'

    5:00 am 5/19/2007

    CANNES -- Italy-based production company First Sun said Thursday that it has acquired the rights to make an English-language version of Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic "Suspiria."Read more

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  4. Digest: Harlin heads 'Brodie's Law'

    5:00 am 5/19/2007

    CANNES -- Renny Harlin will direct and produce the thriller "Brodie's Law" from a script by Kirsten Elms, based on a graphic novel by Daley Osiyemi and David Bircham.Read more

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  5. Abu Dhabi unveils Middle East fest

    5:00 am 5/19/2007

    CANNES -- The United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi has picked its spot on the world's crowded film festival calendar, announcing plans Friday for the new Middle East International Film Festival, to launch Oct. 12-17.Read more

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  6. Review: 'Les Chansons d'Amour'

    9:00 am 5/18/2007

    REVIEW: French director Christophe Honore, left, arrives with actress Chiara Mastroianni for Friday's premiere of "Les Chansons d'Amour," screening out of competition at this year's festival. (Reuters photo)Read more

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  7. Scandinavia's film industry goes global

    5:00 am 5/18/2007

    From Oslo to Reykjavik, Scandinavia's film industry is going global, looking beyond the far north to find new audiences and new business opportunities.Read more

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  8. Cinema Expo to honor Taschler

    5:00 am 5/18/2007

    CANNES -- Philippe Taschler will be honored as International Exhibitor of the Year at Cinema Expo International, which runs June 25-28 at the Amsterdam RAI International Exhibition and Congress Center.Read more

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  9. 'Righteous' men: De Niro, Pacino

    5:00 am 5/18/2007

    Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are teaming to play New York police investigators hunting a serial killer in Jon Avnet's $60 million thriller "Righteous Kill" for Avi Lerner's Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films.Read more

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  10. Fincher made exception for 'Zodiac'

    5:00 am 5/18/2007

    "Zodiac" director David Fincher said he promised himself not to make another film about a serial killer after 1995's "Seven." But he said the script for "Zodiac" was too good to pass up.Read more

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