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  • Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin Heading to 'Driftless Area'

    In a pre-Cannes move, Zooey Deschanel, Anton Yelchin, John Hawkes, Ciaran Hinds and Alia Shawkat are starring in dark comedy "The Driftless Area" from Unified Pictures and Bron Studios. The project is adapated from Tom Drury's novel of the same title,...
  • Aaron Sorkin apologizes for 'The Newsroom'

    Aaron Sorkin apologizes for 'The Newsroom'
    Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" has one more season, but before it leaves the air, the show's creator wanted to clear the air with his fans. And he took a moment during an event at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Monday to do just that....
  • Katie Holmes, armed and dainty in vigilante satire "Miss Meadows"

    By Chris Michaud NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - Do not mess with Miss Meadows, the tap dancing elementary school teacher played by actress Katie Holmes in the new film of the same name that has premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She is a dainty...
  • City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight

    City of Lights, City of Angels gives French film an L.A. spotlight
    Albert Dupontel is a popular French comedy actor and film director whose heroes are Charlie Chaplin and "Monty Python's Flying Circus." Katell Quillévéré, one of the France's up-and-coming filmmakers, lists among her influences Douglas Sirk and John...
  • Robin Williams confronts deep-rooted secret in drama 'Boulevard'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A random drive down an unfamiliar road and a chance encounter with a stranger force a soft-spoken bank employee to reassess his life and acknowledge his true self in the new indie drama "Boulevard," starring Oscar winner Robin...
  • Disney's Alan Horn on Mastering the 'Star Wars'-ian Look'

    Some scenes for "Star Wars Episode VII" have already been shot in the Middle East, Disney chairman Alan Horn confirmed, while principal photography is slated to begin in May at U.K.'s Pinewood Studios. "We did some second-unit work in Abu Dhabi," Horn...
  • Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online

    Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online
    NEW YORK -- Even as he’s taken the reins of film’s biggest franchise, Joss Whedon has toyed and tinkered with homegrown projects produced outside the system — the smash Web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along” in 2008...
  • Games for Change goes mainstream with the help of Tribeca Film Festival

    The Games for Change Festival is changing thanks to a last-minute partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival. The more than decade-long annual game festival, seen by some as the Sundance of video games, is both narrowing the focus of its presentation...
  • Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise

    Tribeca 2014: In 'When the Garden Was Eden,' a basketball paradise
    Phil Jackson's emergence from retirement to take over basketball operations for the New York Knicks last month completes a basketball circle that began, of course, when the young North Dakotan was drafted by the team and helped lead it to two world...
  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer)

    When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to retire from his Massachusetts seat in the U.S. House of...
  • 'Avengers' director Joss Whedon releases new film online

    NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - "Avengers" director Joss Whedon released his newest film, "In Your Eyes," online just as it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival late on Sunday, joining the ranks of filmmakers experimenting with straight-to-consumer...