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David Cross comedy heads to BitTorrent

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David Cross comedy heads to BitTorrent
Honora Production’s Hits, the David Cross dark comedy that premiered in Sundance one year ago, will be released via BitTorrent Bundle.

The film will open on February 13 in what Honora founder Giles Andrew described as an unprecedented distribution agreement.

Viewers will also be able set their own pricing in theatres at pay-what-you-want screenings throughout the Us and Canada and on Vhx.

This will coincide with a traditional theatrical release in New York and Los Angeles as well as digital launch on iTunes, Google Play, Vimeo and other platforms.

Hits takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations.

“With the release of Hits, we’re giving audiences what they want, when they want it, in the form they want it in and at a price that they choose,” said Andrew.

“As far as we know, this experiment is the first of its kind and was borne out of
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Warner Bros. Accused of Faking Evidence in ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Lawsuit (Updated)

Warner Bros. Accused of Faking Evidence in ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Lawsuit (Updated)
The production company embroiled in an ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit over the 2012 film “Trouble With the Curve” claims Warner Bros. Pictures submitted fake evidence, according to legal documents obtained by TheWrap. Also read: Ballplayer’s Lawsuit Claims Clint Eastwood’s ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Called for the Steal The company said in documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court that Warner Bros. doctored pieces of evidence to make them seem like they predated screenplays and concept reels by former college baseball player Ryan A. Brooks, which production company Gold Glove says Warner Bros. ripped off to make “Trouble With the Curve.
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Producer says 'Trouble With the Curve' was his idea, files lawsuit against Warner Bros.

Producer says 'Trouble With the Curve' was his idea, files lawsuit against Warner Bros.
Earlier today, Ryan Brooks and Gold Glove Productions filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California claiming that the concept for Warner Bros.’ 2012 film Trouble With the Curve was stolen from three of the production company’s copyrighted scripts as well as a concept reel.

The lawsuit alleges that the script for Trouble With the Curve, which was credited to Randy Brown, was originally for a film titled Omaha, written by Don Handfield. Both scripts focus on a father-daughter relationship in the middle of a baseball story, and now, it’s being alleged
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Ballplayer’s Lawsuit Claims Clint Eastwood’s ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Called for the Steal

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Ballplayer’s Lawsuit Claims Clint Eastwood’s ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Called for the Steal
Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With the Curve” is the target of a lawsuit by a former college baseball player who says the defendants — including Warner Bros., UTA and Eastwood’s production company — conspired to rip off his screenplays and concept reels by propping up a phony screenwriter and covering their tracks. The 119-page action filed Tuesday in a Los Angeles federal district court says “Curve” was lifted from Ryan A. Brooks’ “Omaha.” A press release prepared by the plaintiffs said Brooks envisioned his passion project as “the first baseball movie focusing on a father-daughter relationship.” Also read: ‘Trouble With the Curve’ Review:.
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Slackery News Tidbits: August 5, 2013

Here's the latest Austin and Texas film news.

A bevy of movies about Austin cyclist Lance Armstrong are slated for theatrical releases in the next year or so, Austin Business Journal reports. Paramount Pictures has hired J.J. Abrams to direct a Bradley Cooper-fronted flick, while Warner Bros. is moving ahead with a project from the perspective of Armstrong's former teammate Tyler Hamilton. Stephen Frears (High Fidelity) is also set to direct a biopic starring Ben Foster, with a documentary by Sony Pictures Classics rounding out the front.The full soundtrack for SXSW 2013 feature Prince Avalanche (Elizabeth's review) is available online, according to Entertainment Weekly. Post-rockers Explosions in the Sky teamed up with fellow Austinite David Wingo to score the Bastrop-shot film, written and directed by Austinite David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express). The Prince Avalanche soundtrack will be available for purchase Tuesday, in anticipation of the movie's theatrical release this Friday.
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Inocente: One More Movie You Have to See Before the Oscars

Inocente: One More Movie You Have to See Before the Oscars
Fifteen-year-old Inocente is a lot of things: smart, artistic, brave - and homeless. The talented California teen - who's experienced more adversity in her short years than many of us will in our lifetimes - is the subject of a 40-minute namesake movie, up for Best Documentary short at this Sunday's Oscars. "The first time we laid eyes on her, we knew we wanted to tell her story," director/producers Sean and Andrea Nix Fine tell People. "She had just finished painting and she was covered in paint and her face was painted with hearts. She literally looked like a rainbow with legs.
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