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Fox Searchlight to Remake MEET THE PATELS

Fox Searchlight will remake MEET THE PATELS, the documentary that won the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival, reports Deadline. The remake will be written and co-directed by the original brother and sister team of Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel. MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister […]

HOT SUGAR’S COLD WORLD Sets Release Date of November 6 | TRAILER

HOT SUGAR’S COLD WORLD Sets Release Date of November 6 | TRAILER

Hot Sugar’s Cold World, a fly-on-the-wall look into the life of a modern-day Mozart, Nick Koenig (Hot Sugar) as he creates one-of-a-kind music made entirely out of sounds from the world around him, will open November 6, 2015 in theaters and iTunes with special live performances to follow across the US and Canada. Nick lives every young musician’s dream, but when his internet- famous girlfriend, (rapper Kitty) goes on tour and they split, he flies to Paris […]

Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, Sam Trammell Join Daniel Radcliffe In Daniel Ragussis’s Upcoming Thriller IMPERIUM

Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, Sam Trammell Join Daniel Radcliffe In Daniel Ragussis’s Upcoming Thriller IMPERIUM

Academy-Award Nominee Toni Collette (pictured above) (The Sixth Sense, Little Miss Sunshine, United States of Tara), Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (Homeland) and Sam Trammell (True Blood) join Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter franchise, Horns) in director/co-writer Daniel Ragussis ‘s upcoming feature film IMPERIUM, to be distributed by Lionsgate Premiere, the Company’s newly-launched specialty film label utilizing a mix of traditional and multiplatform release strategies. Daniel Radcliffe stars as the title character, Nate […]

FilmBuff to Release SXSW Comedy Hit A WONDERFUL CLOUD

FilmBuff to Release SXSW Comedy Hit A WONDERFUL CLOUD

FilmBuff announced today that it will release A Wonderful Cloud, a feature-length improv comedy written, directed, and starring Eugene Kotlyarenko, with Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards, Queen of Earth) in the US. The film, which is inspired by the real life relationship between Kotlyarenko and Sheil, debuted at SXSW, and will open in select theaters nationwide and will be available on all major On Demand platforms starting Friday, October 23rd, 2015. When Katelyn travels to […]

Magnolia Pictures, Duplass Brothers Launch TANGERINE Oscar Campaign for Transgender Stars

Magnolia Pictures, Duplass Brothers Launch TANGERINE Oscar Campaign for Transgender Stars

Magnolia Pictures and the Duplass Brothers are launching an Oscar campaign for TANGERINE stars Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor, reports Variety. This will reportedly be the first awards season push for transgender actress by a movie distributor in Hollywood history. Rodriguez will be pushed as Lead Actress and Taylor as Supporting. They plan on bids for screenwriting and cinematography for the film as well. TANGERINE directed by Sean Baker, was released earlier this Summer via […]

Faith Film FULL OF GRACE about Final Days of Mary of Nazareth Eyes Early 2016 Release Date | TRAILER

Faith Film FULL OF GRACE about Final Days of Mary of Nazareth Eyes Early 2016 Release Date | TRAILER

Cinedigm has acquired the feature film Full of Grace, which examines the final days of Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus. The film will have an early 2016 release date, which will be preceded by an extensive church screening program, and eventual release on Cinedigm’s newly launched Dove Channel, a digital streaming service offering curated faith-based content vetted by The Dove Foundation™. Full of Grace is an artfully made biblical epic in the spirit of The […]

New Trailer + Poster for Jose Nestor Marquez’s REVERSION, Opening October 9

New Trailer + Poster for Jose Nestor Marquez’s REVERSION, Opening October 9

REVERSION, written and directed by Jose Nestor Marquez, and opening theatrically on October 9, has released a new Trailer and poster.  The film stars Aja Naomi King (How to Get Away With Murder), Colm Feore (Gotham, The Chronicles of Riddick), Gary Dourdan (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Being Mary Jane) and Jeanette Samano (ISA, Speechless). REVERSION centers on Sophie Clé (Aja Naomi King), a delighted user of the Oubli, a wisp of high-tech jewelry that wraps behind the […]

Award Winning Indie Film SWEATY BETTY Sets Fall 2015 Release Date | TRAILER

Award Winning Indie Film SWEATY BETTY Sets Fall 2015 Release Date | TRAILER

The acclaimed docu-drama SWEATY BETTY, from first-time directors Joseph Frank and Zachary Reed, which made it’s world premiere at the 2015 South by Southwest Film Festival and went on to win Best Feature Film at the 2015 Brooklyn Film Festival, will be released in the Fall via Breaking Glass Pictures. Breaking Glass is planning a theatrical release for SWEATY BETTY in New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. on November 27. An iTunes, Amazon Instant, Xbox, […]

THE OVERNIGHT Starring Jason Schwartzman , Taylor Schilling on DVD on September 15th

THE OVERNIGHT Starring Jason Schwartzman , Taylor Schilling on DVD on September 15th

THE OVERNIGHT starring an outstanding ensemble cast including Adam Scott (“Parks and Recreation”), Taylor Schilling (“Orange is the New Black”), and Jason Schwartzman (The Grand Budapest Hotel), will be released on DVD September 15th. From executive producers Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass and Adam Scott and produced by Scott’s wife, Naomi, THE OVERNIGHT “pushes past the limits other comedies have observed for years” (Yahoo! Movies). THE OVERNIGHT was released on Digital and On Demand September 8, 2015. Alex (Scott), […]

Jeff Lipsky’s MAD WOMEN Sets Digital Release Date of October 10th | TRAILER

Jeff Lipsky’s MAD WOMEN Sets Digital Release Date of October 10th | TRAILER

Jeff Lipsky’s controversial and critically acclaimed sixth feature “Mad Women” will be digitally released, for rent or download, on Amazon and Vimeo-on-Demand, on October 10th. “Mad Women” is a dark satire about Harper Smith, a middle-aged mom who, following a one-year prison sentence for having committed an act of conscience, becomes a local hero and folk legend in her small community of Iris Glen, NY. She runs for local office but has much grander aspirations […]

IFC Sets December Release Date for 3D drama EVERY THING WILL BE FINE Starring James Franco, Rachel McAdams | TRAILER

IFC Sets December Release Date for 3D drama EVERY THING WILL BE FINE Starring James Franco, Rachel McAdams | TRAILER

Wim Wenders‘ 3D drama EVERY THING WILL BE FINE which stars James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Marie-Josée Croze, will be released in the US on December 4, 2015, via IFC Films.  In the film, which will have its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, a tragic car accident links the lives of a struggling writer (James Franco), his long-suffering girlfriend (Rachel McAdams), a grieving mother (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and a publisher’s assistant (Marie-Josée Croze). The […]

Jose Nestor Marquez’s sci-fi thriller, REVERSION, Follow-up to ISA, Gets a Fall 2015 Release

Jose Nestor Marquez’s sci-fi thriller, REVERSION, Follow-up to ISA, Gets a Fall 2015 Release

Filmmaker Jose Nestor Marquez’s sci-fi thriller, REVERSION will be released on October 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, with a wider national release to follow.  Filmmaker Jose Nestor Marquez created REVERSION intertwining technology and identity, a continuation of the theme from his 2014 feature film ISA, which premiered on the Syfy channel. REVERSION centers on Sophie Clé (Aja Naomi King), a delighted user of the Oubli, a wisp of high-tech jewelry that wraps behind the ear […]