Kevin Costner, Mike Binder Reteam In "Black and White"

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Kevin Costner, Mike Binder Reteam In "Black and White"

Kevin Costner and "The Upside of Anger" writer/director Mike Binder are re-teaming for the indie "Black and White" at Treehouse Productions and Sunlight Productions.

Costner plays a widower who loses his daughter during the birth of his bi-racial granddaughter.

Raising the child, he becomes locked in a custody battle with the child's paternal grandmother and race becomes a major issue.

Todd Lewis will produce, and shooting begins this summer in New Orleans.

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Keri Russell Joins Crowley Project

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Keri Russell Joins Crowley Project

Keri Russell has signed on to star opposite Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford in The Untitled Crowley Project for CBS Films, it was announced today by Amy Baer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the film division within CBS Corporation. The project, which starts principal photography on April 6th, will be the first film to go into production for CBS Films.

In this emotional drama, Russell plays Aileen Crowley, a wife and mother who relentlessly builds a normal, loving home life ...


Binder Lines Up Nate & Beer

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Binder Lines Up Nate & Beer

Mike Binder ("Reign Over Me," "The Upside of Anger") has scored $20 million in independent financing for his action comedy "Straight Nate" for Bingo Films says Variety.

Binder wrote and will direct the story of a reformed alcoholic robber of armored cars whose commitment to a rigid set of rules is tested when someone messes with his sister.

Binder has also just completed writing the Detroit-set TV pilot "Two Dollar Beer" for th ...


Reign Over Me

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Reign Over Me
Review (9/10)
(By Erin Cullin)

Every once in awhile, we are given the opportunity to watch a film that provides a profound window of insight into the dark corners of the human condition. These films convey emotion in such a subtle and nuanced manner that the audience feels that that they are watching real life unfold before their eyes.

Unfortunately, these rare gems often do not possess the box office appeal of a special effects spectacle such as Spiderman, a sweeping drama s ...


The Life Before Her Eyes

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The Life Before Her Eyes

Oscar-nominee Uma Thurman plays a suburban wife and mother who begins to question her seemingly perfect life and perhaps her sanity on the 15th anniversary of a tragic high school shooting that took the life of her best friend. In flashbacks, Diana is a vibrant high schooler (played by Evan Rachel Wood of THIRTEEN and THE UPSIDE OF ANGER) who, with her shy best friend Maureen, plot typical teenage strategies, cutting class, fantasizing about boys and vow to leave their sleepy suburb at the fi ...