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Chef leads Tribeca Film Festival buzz

19 hours ago | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jon Favreau’s comedy builds up most overall buzz, but Goodbye to All That leads the way with 81% intent-to-view.

Chef, Starred Up and Goodbye to All That are the most discussed films online showing at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, according to latest research from Way To Blue.

Jon Favreau’s comedy Chef leads the way on overall buzz, tucking into 881 mentions, but has the lowest intent to view score (22%) of the top ten most buzzed about films.

Angus MacLachlan’s comedy-drama Goodbye to All That has the highest intent-to-view with 81%, followed by David Mackenzie’s prison drama Starred Up at 59%.

The most discussed star at this year’s festival is Keira Knightley, pipping Chris Messina by one mention who, in turn, tops Mark Ruffalo by one mention.

Knightley and Ruffalo lead the cast of the festival’s closing film Begin Again, while Messina’s directorial debut Alex of Venice, which he also »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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TV Stars Take Over the Big Screen at This Year's Tribeca Film Festival

16 April 2014 8:40 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

The Tribeca Film Festival is under way in New York City! We're highlighting some of the biggest films debuting over the next week, including those starring some of our favorite TV actors like Aubrey Plaza, Chris Messina, and Max Greenfield. Helping to preview what's to come is Entertainment Weekly movie expert Nina Terrero. On Allie: Banana Republic shirt, Massimo Dutti blazer, and H&M skirt »

- Allie Merriam

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The Mindy Project 2.19 Review: “Think Like a Peter”

16 April 2014 4:28 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It was hard for me to watch The Mindy Project tonight. After last week’s break up between Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina), I didn’t think there was much reason to continue tuning in. Then I remembered that The Mindy Project is one of the funniest shows on TV right now, even if that means Minny (yea, I’m [&hellip

The Mindy Project 2.19 Review: “Think Like a Peter” »

- Tim Gerstenberger

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2014 Tribeca Film Festival Must-See Movies: 'About Alex,' 'Begin Again' And More

15 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The 13th Tribeca Film Festival begins Wednesday, April 16 with a lineup featuring over 50 world premieres and even more must-see films.

This year’s Tribeca line-up begins Wednesday, April 16 with a screening of Time Is Illmatic, a documentary celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nas’ 1994 album Illmatic. After the screening, Nas himself will perform songs from his legendary album.

Features Premiering At Tribeca

TV comedies collide in About Alex, which stars Parks and Recreation’s Aubrey Plaza and New Girl’s Max Greenfield – not to mention Jane Levy (Subergatory), Max Minghella (The Mindy Project, The Social Network), Jason Ritter (Parenthood), Nate Parker and Maggie Grace (Taken, Lost). Written and directed by Jesse Zwick, this The Big Chill homage takes place during a weekend away, as old friends in their mi-twenties come together to help one in the group who is suicidal.

Another TV-star driven film premiering at Tribeca is Life Partners, starring »

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'The Mindy Project': Inside the breakup scene that left you in shambles -- Exclusive Photos

15 April 2014 10:42 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Chances are you’re still not over last week’s Mindy Project breakup, and we can’t blame you. But the good news? Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina) might be done for now, but they’re not done forever.

“I think the dynamic between them is special and different and they are unlike any other couple on TV because they are such distinct characters and they fight so much,” says Ike Barinholtz, who plays lovable nurse Morgan on the show and co-wrote the big breakup episode. “To put them back together just makes so much sense…eventually.”

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- Sandra Gonzalez

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Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #33: Chris Messina On How He Completed 'Alex of Venice' While Shooting 'The Mindy Project'

15 April 2014 9:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Chris Messina both directs and stars in "Alex of Venice," a drama about Alex, (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a woman pushed past the comfort zone of everything she knows. Previously known for his work on "The Mindy Project" and HBO's "The Newsroom," this is Messina's directional debut.  Tell us about yourself? I was born and raised in New York and spent many years performing in plays from anywhere from the Bronx to off-Broadway to Broadway. About 8 years ago Alan Ball cast me on the last season of "Six Feet Under" and I moved to Los Angeles to work in film and television more. I've been lucky enough to work with film directors like Woody Allen, Sam Mendes, Nora Ephron, Ben Affleck, David Gordon Green and Noah Baumbach and I learned a great deal from all of them. I live in Los Angeles with my wife Jennifer Todd who is a film producer and our two boys, »

- Indiewire

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The Mindy Project: In Defense of Mindy and Danny's Breakup

14 April 2014 1:26 PM, PDT | TVGuide.com - Features | See recent TVGuide - Features news »

"Sorry about that." 

Mindy Project writer and star Ike Barinholtz says up front, apologizing for his part in Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny's (Chris Messina) shocking breakup last week.

"We got some little abuse on twitter, a little friendly abuse. But you know when that happens I kind of love that," Barinholtz tells TVGuide.com. "It just means that people are not only watching the show but are passionate about the show. And they really get invested in it enough to tweet, 'You bastard, how could you do this?!'"

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- Sadie Gennis

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The Mindy Project: In Defense of Mindy and Danny's Breakup

14 April 2014 1:26 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

"Sorry about that." 

Mindy Project writer and star Ike Barinholtz says up front, apologizing for his part in Mindy (Mindy Kaling) and Danny's (Chris Messina) shocking breakup last week.

"We got some little abuse on twitter, a little friendly abuse. But you know when that happens I kind of love that," Barinholtz tells TVGuide.com. "It just means that people are not only watching the show but are passionate about the show. And they really get invested in it enough to tweet, 'You bastard, how could you do this?!'"

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- Sadie Gennis

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Max Greenfield talks crossing over from 'New Girl' to 'The Mindy Project' -- Exclusive Video

14 April 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Max Greenfield broke out as New Girl’s endearing d-bag Schmidt, but Tuesday night he’ll pull double duty as he takes on a swaggering, be-scared guest role on The Mindy Project.

Coincidentally, both new episodes deal with the fallout of two break-ups. In New Girl’s “Big News,” Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and Nick (Jake Johnson) have to come clean that they’re just friends again, resulting in a “devastated” Schmidt. As for Mindy, “Think Like a Peter” follows Dr. L (Mindy Kaling) under the tutelage of  her frat bro colleague Peter (Adam Pally), who tries to get the rom-com »

- Lanford Beard

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Jennifer Aniston gets `makeunder` for new movie `Cake`

3 April 2014 10:17 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Washington, April 4: For her upcoming flick `Cake`, Jennifer Aniston has got a drab makeunder to play an acerbic woman in a chronic pain support group.

The 45-year-old actress was recently spotted shooting for the movie in baggy pants, a loose T-shirt, and an oversized gray cardigan with minimal makeup, Us Magazine reported.

The `Horrible Bosses` star's lustrous locks were styled in a straight, shoulder-length cut.

The movie also stars Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick and 'The Mindy Project's' Chris Messina. (Ani) »

- Leon David

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First trailer and poster for Gia Coppola's Palo Alto with Emma Roberts

3 April 2014 6:44 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Gia Coppola, the next generation in the Coppola family of filmmakers, is making her debut with Palo Alto, a teenage drama based on the short story collection by James Franco, entitled "Palo Alto: Stories." The film stars Emma Roberts (American Horror Story: Coven), Val Kilmer, Nat Wolff, Christian Madsen, Chris Messina, Keegan Allen, and James Franco in what looks like an engaging look at contemporary teenagers living in Palo Alto, California. The trailer certainly has the »

- Paul Shirey

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Worthington, Kendrick & More Join Aniston For ‘Cake’

2 April 2014 10:15 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Daniel Barnz, the director of Phoebe In Wonderland, Beastly and Won’T Back Down is all set for his next directorial outing in the form of the Jennifer Aniston starring Cake. Cake is based on a screenplay by Patrick Tobin which was vited onto 2013′s Blacklist. Sam Worthington and Anna Kendrick have now joined the project along with Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy. Britt Robertson, Lucy Walters, Camille Mana, Manuel Garcia Rulfo and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.

Aniston stars as a woman dealing with a personal tragedy who finds unlikely inspiration after a fellow member of her chronic pain support group commits suicide. Kendrick will play Nina, the woman who commits suicide, while Worthington will take on the role of her husband, who Aniston begins to build a bond with. Although Kendrick will obviously be bowing out early, she’ll return as a ghost to taunt Aniston’s character Claire. »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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Suffering in Silence; Worthington, Kendrick, Messina & co. Slice into “Cake”

2 April 2014 8:10 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Jennifer Aniston will have quite the “support” group of actors for her next journey into indie film format. Moving away from familiar rom com territory, TheWrap reports that the A-lister and the previously announced Adriana Barraza and Mamie Gummer will be joined by Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, the wife-hubby tandem of Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy, Britt Robertson, Lucy Walters, Camille Mana, Manuel Garcia Rulfo and finally, Marianne Jean-Baptiste. Daniel Barnz’s Cake, a 2013 Black List project, should be lensing fairly soon. Messina will play Aniston’s ex-husband who still cares about her deeply, while Huffman will play the facilitator of the support group. Kendrick will appear as a ghost who taunts Claire. Mana will play Claire’s nurse, who has no patience for her demands.

Gist: Based on Patrick Tobin’s script, Aniston will play an acerbic woman named Claire who becomes fascinated by the suicide of »

- Eric Lavallee

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Casting Net: Amy Adams in talks for sci-fi thriller; Plus, Emily Blunt, more

2 April 2014 5:26 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Amy Adams (American Hustle) is in early talks to star in Story of Your Life, a sci-fi thriller based on a Ted Chiang short story about a linguist who is hired to determine whether the aliens who have just landed on Earth are a threat. During her communication with the visitors, she beings to experience visions that help her determine why they are there. Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) will direct off of a script from Eric Heisserer (Final Destination 5). [Deadline]

Emily Blunt (Looper) in in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario about an Arizona police officer who ventures into »

- Lindsey Bahr

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Juno Temple, Jesse Plemons Join 'Black Mass,' Sam Worthington And Anna Kendrick Eat 'Cake' & More

2 April 2014 12:52 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Anytime Johnny Depp is making a movie that doesn't require feathers or gaudy makeup we're interested, and thus "Black Mass" has our full attention. And the cast for Scott Cooper's film just keeps getting better and better. Jesse Plemons and Juno Temple are the latest aboard the project, joining Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce and Dakota Johnson in the film about notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. Plemons will break bad again as one of the guys in Whitey's circle, with Temple playing a prostitute. [THR] Deep breath... Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Britt Robertson, Lucy Walters, Camille Mana, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Marianne Jean-Baptiste have all joined Jennifer Aniston in "Cake." Daniel Barnz ("Won't Back Down," "Beastly") will direct the film about "an acerbic woman named Claire who becomes fascinated by the suicide of Nina (Kendrick), a woman in her chronic pain support group. As she uncovers the. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington Join Jennifer Aniston For Cake

2 April 2014 11:25 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Who can say no to cake? Apparently not Jennifer Aniston. Following the massive success of her R-rated comedy We're The Millers, Aniston has signed on to headline and executive produce an indie dramedy called Cake. And she's bringing a bunch of friends on board for the ride. What began as a Black List script with buzz is now an indie production with a dazzling ensemble. The Wrap reports Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives), William H. Macy (Shameless), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Secrets & Lies), Britt Robertson (Delivery Man), Lucy Walters (The Brass Teapot), Camille Mana (Smart People), and Manuel Garcia Rulfo (Bless Me, Ultima) have all joined Cake's cast. THR adds that The Good Wife's Mamie Gummer, daughter of Meryl Streep, has also signed on. Penned by Patrick Tobin (No Easy Way Out), Cake will center on Claire (Aniston), a bitter woman who is absorbed in »

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‘Palo Alto’, based on the James Franco book, releases a new trailer

2 April 2014 10:45 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Over the course of his career, James Franco has garnered a number of fans for his work in front of the camera, in films such as Pineapple Express, 127 Hours, and Sam Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy. However, Franco has also been active behind the scenes, working on writing and directing projects. Fans of the performer were thus interested to hear that one of his books would soon be getting a big screen treatment, with his involvement in front of the camera. Titled Palo Alto, the book is adapted for the big screen by Gia Coppola, who also takes on directing duties. Starring alongside Franco is Emma Roberts, Val Kilmer, and Chris Messina, and a new trailer for the film has now been released. The trailer can be seen below.

(Source: First Showing)

The post ‘Palo Alto’, based on the James Franco book, releases a new trailer appeared first on Sound On Sight. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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Anna Kendrick & Sam Worthington Join Jennifer Aniston in Indie 'Cake'

2 April 2014 8:19 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

After finding success in R-rated studio comedies like Horrible Bosses, Wanderlust and We're the Millers, it's time for Jennifer Aniston to head back into the indie world. The "Friends" star made waves with The Good Girl back in 2002, and now she's leading a new indie called Cake from director Daniel Barnz (Won't Back Down) with a script by Patrick Tobin that made the Black List last year. Now the cast has expanded with Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington, Chris Messina, Britt Robertson taking supporting roles along with husband and wife William H. Macy & Felicity Huffman. So what's the film about? Read on! The Wrap says Aniston plays an acerbic woman named Claire who becomes fascinated by the suicide of Nina (Kendrick), a woman in her chronic pain support group. As she uncovers the details of Nina's suicide and develops a poignant relationship with Nina's husband (Worthington), Claire also grapples with her own very raw personal tragedy. »

- Ethan Anderton

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The Mindy Project’s Chris Messina on Airplane Sex and the Conscious Coupling of Mindy and Danny

2 April 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

It’s official, Mindy Project fans: If reading Bridget Jones’s Diary to your lady in a British accent isn't love, we don’t know what is. Whether or not Danny and Mindy will stand the test of time, they’ve already given us that moment. And some illicit church smooches. And one terrible attempt at sex on a plane. Mindy Kaling told Vulture last week that it was “beautiful pony” Chris Messina’s affectionate take on Danny that encouraged her to pair up their characters. “When we’re crossing the street, for example, it’s never scripted that he puts his hand on the small of my back,” said Kaling. “That’s all Chris, and he does that because he thinks Danny would. Between those kind of gestures and the dance and the way he’s always there for Mindy, it’s just clear that this is something more than a friendship. »

- Denise Martin

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Full Cast List Is The Cherry On Jennifer Aniston’s Cake

2 April 2014 4:53 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

There’s always room for Cake – especially now that the wider cast list of this upcoming independent film has been announced. The comedy-drama from director Daniel Barnz (Won’t Back Down) will soon be heading before the cameras with Jennifer Aniston in the lead role, but with a varied resume – swinging wildly from the tedious Bounty Hunter to the excellent Good Girl – an Aniston movie can go either way. Ultimately, it’s the script and supporting cast that determines which end of the quality spectrum the film swings toward.

In that regard, things are looking very good for Cake. The story sees a woman (Aniston) become fascinated with the suicide of a member of her chronic pain support group. Digging deeper into the dead woman’s life, she develops a relationship with her widower, while dealing with her own tragedies. Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) will play the role of the suicidal group member, »

- Sarah Myles

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