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  • Elijah Wood-Sasha Grey's South by Southwest Thriller Gets U.S. Distribution

    Cinedigm has acquired U.S . distribution rights to the thriller "Open Windows," starring Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey. The film, which has its world premiere last month at South by Southwest, is directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Cinedigm is planning a...
  • Suspect in SXSW deadly hit-and-run charged with 20 counts of assault

    Prosecutors filed 20 new aggravated assault charges Tuesday against Rashad Owens, the man accused in a deadly driving spree that startled crowds at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, last month. Two people on a motorcycle died at the...
  • Aaron Paul's 'Hellion' Heading for Cannes

    VMI Worldwide has acquired Aaron Paul's drama "Hellion" for all international territories and will introduce the movie during the Cannes Film Market. Directed by Kat Candler, "Hellion" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and played at South by...
  • WWE Studios Finally Finds its Footing in Hollywood

    For a decade, WWE has wrestled with the kind of movies it wants to make, shifting from actioners and horror fare headlined by wrestlers John Cena, Kane and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to silly comedies and treacly dramas that seemed more at home on the...
  • Wild Mix of Tribute Bands, DJs and Rappers Vie for Slice of Music Biz Pie

    To the outsider, the music business has always seemed not only cool, but downright surreal. In film and TV, for example, stars still have to act, but in the music world, the hottest acts don't always sing. And some of the big names that fans are lining up...
  • Bronze Radio Return Keeping A Full Plate Of Festival Gigs

    Bronze Radio Return Keeping A Full Plate Of Festival Gigs
    AUSTIN, TEXAS — South By Southwest was once the music equivalent of Schwab's Drugstore. It was the place where fledgling recording artists were discovered. But much has changed over recent years in a fractured, mercurial industry. The music...
  • Radius-TWC, Blumhouse Partner on SXSW 'Creep,' Plan Trilogy

    The Weinstein Brothers' Radius-TWC is partnering with the Duplass Brothers and Blumhouse Prods. on a "Creep" trilogy, a month after the film's SXSW premiere. Mark Duplass ("Safety Not Guaranteed") stars in and co-wrote the psychological thriller "Creep"...
  • Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Serves Up First Trailer

    Warning: do not watch this trailer if you're hungry. Jon Favreau's newest movie, "Chef," has whet audiences' appetites with its first official trailer. Premiering at the SXSW Film Festival last month, "Chef" stars Favreau (who also wrote and directed)...
  • Conan O'Brien will host shows from Comic-Con 2015

    Conan O'Brien will host shows from Comic-Con 2015
    Conan O'Brien is looking to get a jump on all the Dave, Jimmy and Jimmy talk by announcing his own late-night move next summer. He's going to become the first late-night host to broadcast his show from San Diego's Comic-Con International. "Conan" will...
  • Pulse Films Taps Ex-Summit Exec Ashley Schlaifer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Pulse Films has tapped former Summit Entertainment exec Ashley Schlaifer as head of U.S. development and production for the company's Los-Angeles based division. Schlaifer will oversee development of a slate of scripted TV and film projects in the U.S...
  • Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'

    Watch: Dave and Phil Alvin play 'Key to the Highway'
    Among the countless concerts, reunions and every other stripe of live performance at the recent South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, L.A. roots-rock stalwarts Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters generated considerable buzz from their...
  • SXSW: Zac Efron, Seth Rogen's Neighbors' Cracks Up Premiere Crowd

    AUSTIN -- To premiere at SXSW, Universal's "Neighbors" decided to forgo the end credits, a final mix, and the aspect ratio correction, but the sold-out crowd at the Paramount Theater didn't seem to mind. The Seth Rogen-produced raunchy comedy starring Zac...