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Trade Breaks: Grindhouse, Scorsese, Vachon

By Garth Franklin Thursday April 5th 2007 01:05AM
Trade Breaks: Grindhouse, Scorsese, Vachon

"Word is the "Grindhouse" DVD will not only have the theatrical release, but a version of the film that has all these Grindhouse features removed and the film properly colour corrected. No fake scratches and marks and at least one of the "missing reel" messages will be replaced with the actual scene. The movie begins screening in late night sessions tonight..." (full details)

Oscar winner Martin Scorsese will present a Masterclass at the 60th annual Festival de Cannes. Scorsese is also scheduled to present the Camera d'Or to the director of the best first film In Competition during the festival's closing ceremony. He's also set to announce the launch of his World Cinema Foundation, devoted to the preservation and restoration of cinematic masterpieces from across the globe..." (full details)

Anonymous Content has acquired rights to "Mergers & Acquisitions," the freshman effort from currently hot New York author Dana Vachon. Mark Poirer will write the screen adaptation, while Steve Golin ("Babel," "Being John Malkovich") will produce. The former investment banker's novel centers on Wall Street's fast-moving upper social and financial reaches..." (full details)

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