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Helmer Jan Schutte's "Love Comes Lately" focuses on an elderly writer and his stories.
"The Blue Hour" is a well-turned, melancholy item set on and around the Los Angeles River.
Peter Gallagher will join Morgan Freeman and Frances McDormand in the Mike Nichols-helmed revival of "The Country Girl," which is confirmed for a Broadway run in spring.
On Saturday, German helmer Marc Rothemund delivered the Variety Militans Lecture at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht.
Gotham-based Cinetic Media has pacted with new Canuck distrib Maximum Films to handle Cinetic films in Canada.
Lahna Turner and Ralphie May, a girl, April June May, Sept. 5, Los Angeles. Mother's non-pro; father's a comedian.
Melissa Little and Jason Padgitt, a girl, Sydney Violet Padgitt, Sept. 16, Los Angeles. Mother is publicist for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"; father is VP of PR and corporate communications at Fender.
Huffington Post, the political blog co-founded by Arianna Huffington, is set to name a CBS exec as its new CEO.
Spyglass Entertainment has acquired the rights to remake David Cronenberg's horror classic "The Brood." Cory Goodman has been tapped to pen the screenplay.
Universal Pictures and Peter Berg will develop a drama about the 1973 kidnapping of oil heir Jean Paul Getty III.
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