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The Independent Filmmaker Project (Ifp), the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, announced today that director Kathryn Bigelow, actors Natalie Portman and Stanley Tucci, and producers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, will each be presented with a career Tribute at the 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday November 30th in New York. Ifp also announced it has moved the gala awards ceremony to Monday, November 30 at Cipriani Wall Street, from the previously announced date of Tuesday, December 1st.
Signaling the official kick-off to the film awards season, the Gotham Independent Film Awards is one of the leading awards for independent film. Anchoring the evening's six competitive awards for Best Feature, Best Documentary, Breakthrough Director, Breakthrough Actor, Best Ensemble Performance and Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You, are four Tributes to film community icons.
This year's Tribute selection represents a range of individuals - »
1 March 2009 12:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
"Betty Anne Waters" has found a husband.
Loren Dean has joined the cast of the indie drama directed by Tony Goldwyn ("The Last Kiss"). He will play Rick Miller, the resentful husband of the crusading title character (Hilary Swank), who is fighting to get her convicted brother exonerated.
The story follows a working-class single mother whose brother is imprisoned for murder. To prove his innoncence, she earns a law degree and ultimately uses DNA evidence to get him released from jail in 2001, after 18 years.
Pamela Gray wrote the original script and is doing production work during shooting. Richard Lagravenese wrote a separate draft of the story. Pantheon Entertainment's Andrew Sugerman, Longfellow Pictures' Andrew Karsch and Goldwyn are producing. Swank is an executive producer. »
- By Jay A. Fernandez
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