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    Sundance '11: Jacob Wysocki

    Jacob Wysocki just made his first feature film—and he just got his first Sundance swag. Such are the trials of a break-out actor at Sundance.

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    Sundance '11: Brit Marling

    Brit Marling is being billed as "the first female multi-hyphenate to have two films premiere side by side" at Sundance. Awkward a noun as "multi-hyphenate" is, it does the job.

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    Embracing Being Shameless

    Emmy Rossum doesn't think she was a logical choice for Showtime's new dark drama series "Shameless."

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    Sundance '11: Paul Batiste

    Paul Batiste was cast as the lead in "Lord Byron," a micro-budget epic about a quiet man whose love of women leads him to the open road and a bizarre encounter in the bayou.

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    Sundance '11: Hamish Linklater

    Hamish Linklater describes the road that led to him being cast in "The Future" as "long, arduous, painful, and ultimately rewarding."

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    The Unexpected Man

    "I've done horror, sci-fi, spy, thriller, a lot of history, and now finally a comedy. I've got some cop shows and doctor shows. The only thing I don't have is a 'Star Trek,' series and I don't have a lawyer show."

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    'Network' Head

    With 'True Grit' and 'The Social Network' still racking up accolades, producer Scott Rudin took the time to speak with Back Stage about some of his more memorable casting coups.

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    Sundance '11: Adepero Oduye

    Adepero Oduye has her first feature-film leading role in "Pariah," writer-director Dee Rees' tale of a teenage African-American girl in Brooklyn who struggles to hide her homosexuality from her parents.

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    Matt McCarthy 'Marking Out' Comedy Extravaganza in NYC

    Comedian Matt McCarthy loves professional wrestling, and comedy. "I see a lot of parallels between stand-up and wrestling," he says. "They're both bastardized, in a way."

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    The Designated Artist

    He is not now, nor was he ever, a matinee idol. But Wallace Shawn has amassed an astonishing number of rich, varied credits—as an actor and as a writer.