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eOne picks up U.S. rights to Outcast copro

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The Nicolas Cage-starrer is a Canada-France-China coproduction.



Idol’s Eye feature no longer set to shoot in Toronto

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Plans for production on the Robert Pattinson-starring thriller are shut down after financing fell through, producer Benaroya Pictures tells Playback Daily.



Amber Ripley, Luke Black selected for WFF feature lab

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A total of six producers and their projects have been selected for the 2014 edition of the Feature Project Lab at the Whistler Film Festival.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 24, 2014 to Oct. 30, 2014

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John Wick tops the box office for the week of Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, with Fury taking the #2 spot.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 24, 2014 to Oct. 30, 2014

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Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, followed by 1987.



eOne’s Mark Slone on rebirth of ‘Canada Cool’

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Entertainment One has seen seven of its Canadian movie releases pass the $1 million mark during its latest fiscal year.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Oct. 13, 20014 to Oct. 19, 2014

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X-Men: Days of Future Past tops the DVD chart for the week of Oct. 13 to Oct. 19, with Mr. Peabody & Sherman coming in at #2.



Production starts on How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

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Kristian Bruun, Rosemary Dunsmore and The Strain‘s Natalie Brown (pictured) have also boarded Jeremy Lalonde’s follow-up to Sex After Kids, now shooting in Toronto.



Silicon Knights founder launches new prodco

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Video game veteran Denis Dyack (pictured), former CBC exec Jonathan M. Soon-Shiong and exec producer Paul Rapovski have launched Quantum Entanglement Entertainment.



Deals: IMAX, eOne, Cyber-Seniors, Industryworks

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Saffron Cassaday’s doc Cyber-Seniors (pictured) secures deals with broadcast, digital and DVD distributors, while IMAX inks a releasing deal with Twentieth Century Fox for four films.

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