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    Is Gus van Sant Feeling 'Restless'?

    Gus van Sant is in negotiations with Columbia to develop and direct "Restless," an original screenplay by first-time screenwriter Jason Lew.

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    IFP, National Board of Review Set Awards Dates

    The awards season calendar is beginning to take shape: New York-based indie organization IFP will announce its 19th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at ceremonies on Dec. 1.

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    Hilary Duff Brings Her Charity Work to Colombia

    Singer-actress Hilary Duff brought her Blessings in a Backpack program to Colombia Friday to distribute 3,000 knapsacks of food to poor children in a school district south of the capital.

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    Online Music Video Site Signs Up Global Indies

    MUZU.TV, an Irish-based video website, has signed a licensing deal with the agency behind the world's leading independent music labels, giving it access to footage from the Arctic Monkeys to Radiohead.

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    NYC Empties its Tax Credit Coffers

    New York City has exhausted its budget for tax incentives for film and TV productions as of Tuesday, city officials announced Wednesday just ahead of the July 4 weekend.

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    John Wells Running for WGA West President

    The WGA West announced Monday the initial list of candidates for its 2009 election of officers and board of directors, and it includes a familiar name: John Wells.

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    'Watchmen' Director's Cut to Theaters

    Warner Bros. is giving Zack Snyder's director's cut of "Watchmen" a limited theatrical rollout one week before Comic-Con International in San Diego.

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    Behind Scenes, Upfronts Tense

    Early indicators suggest the upfront ad marketplace will prove slow-moving and contentious, with both sides at an impasse on pricing.

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    Hoffman to Step Down from LAB Post

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Ortiz, and John Gould Rubin will leave their posts as co-artistic directors of LAByrinth Theater Company, an Off-Broadway institution and the resident troupe of the Public Theater.

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    Tony Awards Offer a Crowded Field

    A busy, surprisingly high-quality and starry spring means a crowded field for 2009 Tony Award nominations. A few actors — not to mention shows — are bound to be left out in the competition for the best of the Broadway season.