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Rome: ‘The Vice of Hope’ Wins People’s Choice Award

'The Vice of Hope' from director Edoardo De Angelis was the winner of the Rome Film Fest’s People’s Choice Award. Audiences voted via app and web for their favorite film of the 13th edition of the festival.

‘Ben Is Back’ Trailer: Julia Roberts Tries to Help Lucas Hedges Escape Drug-Dealing Past

In the official trailer for 'Ben Is Back,' Julia Roberts tries to help son Lucas Hedges escape his drug-dealing past. Peter Hedges directed the movie, in theaters Dec. 7, while Kathryn Newton, Alexandra Park, Courtney B. Vance, Rachel Bay Jones and Michael Esper make up the supporting cast.

Austin Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup, Including ‘Widows’ and ‘Ben Is Back’ (Exclusive)

The full lineup for the 25th annual Austin Film Festival has been revealed, and it includes Steve McQueen and Gillian Flynn's action thriller 'Widows' and Peter Farrelly's dramedy (and recent winner of the Toronto International Film Festival's coveted Grolsch People's Choice Award) 'Green Book,' starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen.

Toronto: Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges Are Back in Contention for Addiction Drama ‘Ben Is Back’

Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges should be back in Oscar contention for Peter Hedges' addiction drama 'Ben Is Back.'

‘Ben Is Back’: Film Review | TIFF 2018

Peter Hedges ('Pieces of April') offers another uncomfortable holiday in 'Ben Is Back,' an addiction drama starring Julia Roberts and the director's son, Lucas Hedges.

Toronto: Teddy Schwarzman Reveals Why Black Bear Pictures Isn’t Looking to Acquire U.S. Distributor

Film financier Teddy Schwarzman spoke to The Hollywood Reporter deputy film editor Tatiana Siegel about the changing media landscape and what the company's Julia Roberts drama 'Ben is Back' says about the opioid crisis at a keynote session at Winston Baker's Script to Screen Summit during TIFF 2018.

‘Ben is Back’: Julia Roberts Reconnects With Estranged Son Lucas Hedges in First Clip

LD Entertainment, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions released the first trailer for 'Ben is Back' on Friday (Aug. 24). Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges lead the Peter Hedges-directed film. Hedges also wrote the script. The supporting cast includes Kathryn Newton, Alexandra Park and Courtney B. Vance.

Hamptons Film Fest: Maggie Gyllenhaal-Starrer ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ to Open 2018 Edition

The 2018 Hamptons International Film Festival will open with 'The Kindergarten Teacher,' close with 'Boy Erased' and feature 'First Man' as its Saturday centerpiece title. The Long Island event, which has been the only East Coast festival to have screened the eventual best-picture winner at the Oscars for the past eight years, also revealed additional films that will make up the lineup for its 26th edition.

Julia Roberts-Lucas Hedges Drug Addiction Drama ‘Ben Is Back’ Nabbed by Roadside

LD Entertainment, Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are teaming up to acquire U.S. distribution of the Julia Roberts drama 'Ben Is Back.'

Courtney B. Vance Joins Julia Roberts in ‘Ben Is Back’

Lucas Hedges also sar in the drama from his father, writer-director Peter Hedges.

Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges to Star in Drama ‘Ben is Back’

Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson's Color Force are producing the film from Peter Hedges alongside Black Bear Pictures.