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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[...]

Paul Rudd joined by handful of comedic talents for “Idiot Brother”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Paul Rudd’s “Idiot Brother” is getting some company. Hugh Dancy (“Confessions of a Shopaholic,” “Adam”), Kathryn Hahn (“Revolutionary Road,” “Step Brothers”), Academy Award-nominated actress Shirley Knight, and Janet Montgomery (“Black Swan”) have joined the cast of the Jesse Peretz directed, “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family[...]

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[...]