August 3, 2017
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The Platform competition unveiled 11 auteur contenders, including Warwick Thornton’s ‘Sweet Country’ and Clio Barnard’s ‘Dark River.’

Mike White’s Brad’s Status, starring Ben Stiller, and The Death of Stalin, from Veep creator Armando Iannucci, will compete in the Platform juried competition at next month’s Toronto International Film Festival, organizers said Thursday.

Iannucci’s second feature — based on a graphic novel and starring Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Michael Palin, Olga Kurylenko and Homeland star Rupert Friend — will open the Platform sidebar. In all, 11 indie titles will vie for a $25,000 first prize. The winner to be chosen by a jury that comprises directors Wim Wenders, Malgorzata Szumowska and Palme d’Or winner Chen Kaige.

The Platform lineup also includes Brad’s Status, a comedy from Amazon Studios, Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment that stars Stiller alongside Austin Abrams, Jenna Fischer and Luke Wilson. Annapurna Pictures and Amazon Studios will jointly release the comedy domestically on Sept. 15.

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August 3, 2017
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The premium cable network is developing Stephanie Danler’s best-selling book with Plan B.
Sweetbitter, the best-selling novel by Stephanie Danler, is headed to the small screen.
Following a multiple-network bidding war, Starz is developing the project as a potential half-hour drama series with Brad Pitt’s Plan B attached to produce.

Sweetbitter follows 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.

The book was featured in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Rights Available” in May and is described as Kitchen Confidential meets Bridget Jones. It earned rave reviews and adoring profiles for waiter-turned-author Danler. The book is inspired by her life and tells the story of a young woman’s coming-of-age. It’s set against the rich and grimy backdrop of exclusive restaurants, conjuring a nonstop and high-adrenaline world evoking the possibility, beauty and fragility of being young and adrift.

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June 11, 2017
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Too many people are famous nowadays (or claim to be), but only a few have been as well-known and well-loved for quite as long as Brad Pitt (let’s call it three decades). As such, Brad’s big “I’m the man of the moment” moment has happened more than once. And each of these tends to coincide with critically acclaimed movie roles, the beginning or end of a relationship, or an exceptionally good hair phase. Like right now.

Last night, the actor attended Netflix’s Okja premiere wearing a houndstooth suit, white dress shirt, and wine-colored dress shoes from Salvatore Ferragamo—and his hair is still in that exceptionally good messy fade cut. His tanned complexion made it look like he’d just returned from vacation, but who can say? (There’s always a chance it was just some Tom Ford bronzer.) In short, he looked like a man at the top of his game and, perhaps more importantly, ready to be the center of attention.

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May 8, 2017
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As part of the deal, Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney movie will move to Annapurna, which is launching as a distribution arm with Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit.’

Plan B Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s production company behind the recent best picture Oscar winner Moonlight has signed a three-year production deal with Annapurna Pictures. Annapurna will handle marketing and distribution efforts for Plan B’s upcoming film releases and will be partnering on at least three films per year.

Led by Pitt and co-presidents Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Plan B has produced such notable films as The Big Short, 12 Years a Slave, World War Z, Lost City of Z and Eat Pray Love.

“We’re excited and honored to be working with Plan B in this new partnership. We have always admired their taste and quality of producing since we met six years ago, and we could not be more thrilled for the possibilities ahead,” Annapurna’s founder and CEO Megan Ellison and president of film Chelsea Barnard said Thursday in a statement.

As part of the pact, Annapurna, which will release Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit as its first film as a distributor, has scooped up the rights to Adam McKay’s upcoming film about Dick Cheney that has Christian Bale, Steve Carell and Amy Adams in talks to star.

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April 14, 2017


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April 8, 2017
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Los Angeles — Brad Pitt has made a somewhat rare public appearance since his split with Angelina Jolie by showing up at the Hollywood premiere of Lost City of Z.

The actor looked noticeably thinner when arriving at the Arclight Cinemas on Tuesday night. Although he was pelted with questions from reporters, Pitt gave a wave and said only, “Hi. Good to see you all.”

Pitt has kept a low-profile since Jolie’s divorce filing in September. He showed up at a few premieres last fall for his war drama, Allied, which turned out to be a box office disappointment. He also introduced a clip for eventual Best Picture winner Moonlight at the Golden Globes in January.

Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment produced Moonlight and Lost City of Z.

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