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Sundance: “My Idiot Brother” sold to The Weinstein Company

hollywoodnews.com: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired domestic rights to Jesse Peretz’s new film MY IDIOT BROTHER, which had its world premiere Saturday night at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The company also acquired distribution rights for the U.K., Germany, France and Japan. TWC[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer deal with “Idiot Brother”

Hollywoodnews.com: A string of hot actresses — Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer and Rashida Jones – are playing opposite Paul Rudd in the upcoming comedy “My Idiot Brother.” Film, which is expected to roll before the cameras next month in New York, is being directed by Jesse Peretz and[...]

Paul Rudd to star in “My Idiot Brother”

HollywoodNews.com: Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. Based on a screenplay by Evgenia Peretz and David[...]

Is the Sundance Film Festival becoming obsolete?

ROBERT W. WELKOS PARK CITY, Utah–Is Sundance becoming obsolete? It’s a question swirling around the Sundance Film Festival at this tony ski resort this year as the fate of independent films seems to grow dimmer and the money to finance these ventures is as difficult to cobble together as political compromises[...]