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2012-04-12 10:21:31

LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, in conjunction with Presenting Media Sponsor the Los Angeles Times and Host Partner L.A. LIVE, announced the North American Premiere of Woody Allen's To Rome With Love as the opening night film for the 2012 Festival. The Festival is widely recognized as a world-class event, showcasing the best in new American and international cinema, and is produced by Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that also...

2012-01-12 22:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan.12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the winners of the 17th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards earlier this evening. Hosted by comedians Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, the star-studded ceremony was held at the Hollywood Palladium and aired live on VH1. "The Artist" was named the year's Best Picture and Michael Hazanavicius won Best Director honors for the film. Other big winners of the night included George Clooney, who took Best...

2011-11-07 09:33:00

Robert Weide's two-part documentary features unprecedented access to reveal the notoriously private film legend's life and creative process Watch a preview and connect with other cultural icons at pbs.org/americanmasters NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access,...

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2009-09-18 10:31:41

Actor Martin Landau is scheduled to attend the U.S. premiere of his new movie, Lovely, Still, at the upcoming Milwaukee Film Festival, organizers said. The premiere is to take place Oct. 3. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said the 81-year-old actor is also slated to attend an Oct. 2 screening of Crimes & Misdemeanors, the 1989 Woody Allen film in which he appeared and for which he earned an Academy Award nomination. Landau won an Oscar for his work in the 1994 film, Ed Wood.

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2009-06-22 23:12:00

Woody Allen says he's not opposed to Broadway stage musical adaptations of his films, but insists he has no interest in writing or even seeing them. I myself would have no interest in that whatsoever. None. Producers call all the time and they want to make 'Bullets Over Broadway' and 'Purple Rose of Cairo' into musicals. They did propose these things and I don't care if they want to and they make some deal. They can. But I have no interest in it. No interest in writing it, seeing it, knowing...

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2009-05-18 13:50:00

Filmmaker Woody Allen said outside a New York courtroom Monday he has settled his lawsuit against the American Apparel clothing company. Allen, 72, sued the company for $10 million for allegedly using his image in ads without his permission. The trial had been scheduled to start Monday with Allen expected to be the first witness to take the stand. However, E! News said the settlement was announced shortly after Allen arrived at the Manhattan federal courthouse Monday morning. I am told...

2009-05-18 11:30:00

Largest Amount Ever Paid Under New York Right to Privacy Law NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Woody Allen agreed today (5/18/09) to accept a $5 million settlement from American Apparel. This is reported to be the largest amount ever paid under the New York Right to Privacy Statute. Allen had sued American Apparel in March 2008 for using his image on their billboards, storefront banners, corporate headquarters, and internet website without permission. The settlement comes on the day a...

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2009-05-13 08:59:32

Nicole Kidman will no longer co-star with Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Brolin, Naomi Watts and Freida Pinto in Woody Allen's next London-set film. Variety.com said there is no word yet on who might replace the Oscar-winning actress in the as-yet-untitled picture. The entertainment industry trade newspaper did not mention the reason why Kidman quit the project, which is slated to start filming in London this summer.

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2009-05-07 13:20:20

The head of American Apparel, which filmmaker Woody Allen is suing for $10 million, says Allen's ex-girlfriend Mia Farrow won't be called as a witness. The New York Post said Farrow and her estranged adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn were initially listed as potential witnesses in the case, but Dov Charney, the clothing company's boss, has since pledged not to dredge up Allen's personal life during the proceedings and therefore won't allow his lawyers to call Farrow or Previn to testify. Allen...

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2009-03-26 13:57:42

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman has joined the ensemble of Woody Allen's next as-yet-untitled London-set picture. The actress will appear alongside Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto and Naomi Watts, Variety.com said. The film reportedly is scheduled to start shooting this summer. Kidman's big-screen credits include Malice, My Life, Days of Thunder, Practical Magic, The Hours, The Golden Compass and Australia Allen's film Whatever Works is slated to open in U.S....