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Tribeca Film has North American rights to documentary "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story," and will release it on VOD during the Tribeca Film Festival
"Gimme the Loot" won the best narrative feature Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival
"Kid With a Bike" opens strong while "Friends With Kids," from Roadside Attractions, becomes the highest-grossing indie film to open in 2012
Chloe Grace Moretz will play the daughter of Dennis Wilson and Rupert Grint will play a close friend of the late drummer for the Beach Boys
"True Blood" actress Carrie Preston directed and produced the raunchy comedy, which stars Anne Heche, Marcia DeBonis and Alia Shawkat
Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci star in "Bel Ami," which Magnolia Pictures has acquired
"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," "Friends With Kids" and "Footnote" opened strong. "The Artist" crosses the $40 million mark in its 16th week
Josh McLaughlin, formerly executive VP at Peter Chernin Entertainment, joins Focus as a senior VP
"The Man From Nowhere" is a South Korean action thriller that The Weinstein Company's Dimension Films will remake in English
Gravitas, the large VOD supplier, will release movies day and date with indie distributor Variance Films
"The Do-Deca-Pentathlon," a comedy from Jay and Mark Duplass, will open theatrically in June
The 11th Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 18 to April 29
Bryan Cranston, Anna Kendrick and Alison Brie are among the cast members in CBS Films' ensemble comedy "Get A Job"
"Heleno," a biopic of Brazilian soccer star Heleno de Freitas, will be released by Screen Media this summer. Rodrigo Santoro will star
Emily Watson, a two-time Academy Award nominee, joins Kristen Bell and Adam Brody in the adaptation of Neil LaBute's 2005 play "Some Girl(s)"
Katy Butler is bringing more than 214,000 signatures to the MPAA, urging the organization to change "Bully's" rating from R to PG-13
Tribeca Film Festival's documentary competition to open with premiere of "The World Before Her"; narrative competition to open with premiere of "Yossi"
After winning five Oscars, including best picture, "The Artist" takes $3.9 million; Foreign language winner "A Separation" and documentary feature winner "Undefeated" also perform well
Sony Pictures Classics acquires the Sundance documentary 'West of Memphis,' about the West Memphis Three
"End of Watch," a cop drama set in South Central L.A. from director David Ayer, will be distributed by Open Road Films
The Weinstein Company appealed the R rating of its documentary "Bully," which tells the stories of five young bullying victims
Alison Klayman's Sundance documentary about Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei will be released in North America by Sundance Selects
The Weinstein Company is broadening the box-office reach of "The Artist," which took in $3M over the weekend, by 200-400 locations
"The Artist" and "The Descendants" -- both nominated for best picture Oscars -- each cross box office milestones
Cristian Mungiu's 2007 movie, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" won the Palme d'Or; Sundance Selects picks up his "Beyond the Hills"
"The Iron Lady" star Meryl Streep will team with Julia Roberts in the screen adaptation of "August: Osage County" for The Weinstein Company. John Wells will direct
The actor tells TheWrap: "You can’t shy away from a moment when it’s there”