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THEATRE ACTRESS NINA ARIANDA TAPPED TO PORTRAY JANIS JOPLIN

New biopic about Pearl years in the making

If the only artistic medium to truly immortalize people is cinema then Janis Joplin will finally get her day in the sun: the cosmic mama is the subject of an upcoming biopic slated for production. This new film, titled “Joplin,” will be produced by Peter Newman. Principal photography is set to begin in September 2013. Sean Durkin (“Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene”) has been attached to direct it. ... more >

Martha Marcy May Marlene

New York Film Festival in focus
Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson and John Hawkes
Directed by Sean Durkin

Judging from Martha Marcy May Marlene, one of the most talked-about feature films currently showing at the New York Film festival, relative newcomers writer/director Sean Durkin and actress Elizabeth Olsen (younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley) were born with the right gene. This new thriller is so tight and poised that it appears to be the work of long-collaborating veterans (it may prove ... more >