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'Bubble,' 'Fast Track,' 'Black Christmas' preem

WHAT: 2929 Intl.’s Thursday night AFM soiree to tout new pics including “Fast Track,” “Turistas”/”Prey,” “Black Christmas” and Steven Soderbergh‘s “Bubble.”

WHO: 2929 Entertainment topper, philanthropist and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, 2929 production prexy Marc Butan, 2929 Intl.’s Shebnem Askin, Lions Gate’s Mark Amin, helmers John Stockwell, Jesse Peretz and Doug Atchison, managers John Carrabino and Aleen Keshishian, Comerica’s Morgan Rector and Jared Underwood, plus Sid and Nancy Ganis.

WHERE : Hollywood’s Falcon restaurant

ALL QUIET? : Askin, who is head 2929’s international sales arm, noted the Santa Monica mart seemed quiet during the first couple of days. While she had back-to-back half-hour meetings in 2929’s sales suite, she noted the usual nearby meeting spots seemed less crowded than in prior years. “The Shutters lobby was empty!”

Similarly, her elegant Falcon fete never got packed, but that had many partygoers breathing

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a sigh of relief in a week where being stuffed into very close quarters with visiting foreigners is de rigueur.

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