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  1. Canada's Blue Ice Group Buys 'Bang Bang Club' Producer Foundry Films (Exclusive)

    4:00 am PDT 06/10/2013
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    Daniel Iron becomes president of production in Toronto a year after Lance Samuel's Out of Africa Entertainment was picked up to establish a South African beachhead. READ MORE

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  2. Cannes: Big Standing Ovation for Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    4:51 pm PDT 05/23/2013
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    Jury members Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee also walked the red carpet for the world premiere of the director's competition entry at the fest. READ MORE

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  3. 'Nebraska' in Cannes: Nicole Kidman, Ang Lee Step Out for Alexander Payne's Premiere

    12:12 pm PDT 05/23/2013
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    Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee walked the red carpet. READ MORE

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  4. Cannes Competition Lineup Features 'Behind the Candelabra,' 'Only God Forgives,' 'Nebraska'

    1:18 am PDT 05/14/2013
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    The 66th annual festival runs May 15 through 26. READ MORE

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  5. Paramount Sets Release Date for Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

    4:09 pm PDT 04/26/2013
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    A theatrical release date for the Michael Bay-produced found-footage film "Almanac" also has been announced. READ MORE

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  6. The 'Bible' Effect and the Resurrection of TV Miniseries

    5:00 am PDT 04/25/2013
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    Fox's "Shogun," FX's "Fargo" and Lifetime/History's "Bonnie & Clyde" are bringing life back to a genre once considered dead. READ MORE

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  7. Cannes: Official Selection Packed With Potential Awards Season Contenders

    7:48 am PDT 04/18/2013
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    Competition films from Alexander Payne, Roman Polanski, Nicolas Winding Refn and the Coen Brothers are in the mix for early awards season buzz. READ MORE

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  8. AFM 2012: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' Lands at FilmNation (Exclusive)

    3:00 pm PDT 10/30/2012
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    The Bruce Dern-Will Forte road trip pic is making a surprise visit at the American Film Market, where it will be shopped to foreign buyers. READ MORE

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  9. Devin Ratray Signs on for Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' (Exclusive)

    10:01 am PDT 10/04/2012
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    The black-and-white film stars Bruce Dern and Will Forte as a father and son embarking on a road trip. READ MORE

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  10. Telluride 2012: Michael Haneke's 'Amour' High on Everyone's Must-See List

    2:04 pm PDT 08/31/2012
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    At the fest's opening brunch, vets Laura Dern and Alexander Payne and newbies Ben Affleck and Greta Gerwig opined about the fest's offerings. READ MORE

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  11. 'Descendants' Cameraman Phedon Papamichael Gets Oldenburg Retrospective

    3:36 am PDT 08/21/2012
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    The German film festival will also screen the world premiere of "Lost Angeles," Papamichael's new film as a director. READ MORE

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  12. USC No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter's Second Annual List of the Top 25 Film Schools

    12:00 pm PDT 07/25/2012
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    Last year's topper, the American Film Institute, falls to No. 2, while UCLA, Beijng and NYU round out the top 5. READ MORE

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  13. Alexander Payne and Harvey Weinstein to be Honored by UCLA Film Festival

    9:38 pm PDT 05/24/2012
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    The “Descendants” writer-director and “The Artist” producer will receive awards June 14 at the Directors Guild. READ MORE

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  14. Alexander Payne Chooses Bruce Dern and Will Forte for 'Nebraska'

    1:45 pm PDT 05/15/2012
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    The Oscar-winning screenwriter and director picks Dern and Forte as his two leads after Gene Hackman and others passed on the father-son road trip drama. READ MORE

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  15. Showtime President Developing Alexander Payne Series; Reveals Keith Olbermann Meeting (Exclusive)

    9:59 am PDT 03/28/2012
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    The new issue of The Hollywood Reporter also reveals how the head of the red-hot cable network won "Homeland," changed "House of Lies" and isn't afraid of sex (hint: his kids call it "the inappropriate network"). READ MORE

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  16. The Re-Rebirth of Showtime

    9:38 am PDT 03/28/2012
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    First, Bob Greenblatt brought the heat. Then newbie David Nevins supersized it with a surprise slate of anti-artsy hits charged with action, sex, currency -- and, yes, even awards -- that have the town talking. READ MORE

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  17. Angelina Jolie Says She Ignored Oscars Leg Meme

    12:53 am PDT 03/25/2012
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    "If I go online and see something about myself, I don't click on it," the actress said. READ MORE

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  18. Alexander Payne Says Bryan Cranston Not Right for Upcoming Project 'Nebraska'

    7:01 pm PDT 03/14/2012
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    The "Breaking Bad" star auditioned for the father-son road trip feature, the "Descendants" director's next film. READ MORE

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  19. Oscars 2012: 'The Artist,' 'Hugo' Top Academy Awards

    10:16 pm PST 02/26/2012
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    Both films won five awards at the 84th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal. READ MORE

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  20. Oscar Predictions: THR's Awards Expert Scott Feinberg and Critic Todd McCarthy on Who Will Win, Who Should Win

    9:00 am PST 02/24/2012
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    The Hollywood Reporter's awards analyst and film reviewer deliver their take on this year's Academy awards odds. READ MORE

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  21. 'Descendants' Director Alexander Payne at ACE Awards: Editing Is 'Disguising How Bad a Film Really Is'

    12:39 pm PST 02/19/2012
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    Fellow winner Michel Hazanavicius, director of "The Artist," joked, “I don’t know how you deal with directors." READ MORE

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