SXSW: ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Joe,’ Wes Anderson Q&A Round Out Features Lineup; New Episodic TV Section Unveiled

By | Thursday January 30, 2014 @ 12:00pm PST

SXSW 2014 moviesUniversal’s May comedy Neighbors, David Gordon Green’s Nic Cage starrer Joe, and Mike Myers’ directorial debut docu Supermensch are just a few of the newly announced titles set to screen at SXSW 2014, which debuted its full Features line-up today. They join previously announced opener Chef, from Jon Favreau, the world premiere of the Veronica Mars movie in a slate packed with over 115 features, 76 world premieres, Nic Cage in Joe10 North American premieres, including the latest films from Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Dance of Reality), Jason Bateman (Bad Words), Nacho Vigalondo (Open Windows), a special screening of 1954′s original Gojira with Q&A with Godzilla remake helmer Gareth Edwards, and a rare Texas appearance by UT grad Wes Anderson who will present his new film Grand Budapest Hotel in an extended Q&A session.

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In recent years SXSW has increased its television-focused programming, debuting SXSW alum Lena Dunham‘s Girls in 2012 and presenting a Bates Motel panel in 2013. fromdusktilldawnThis year the Austin film fest is introducing an entire Episodic programming section devoted to small screen works. In addition to a previously announced screening of Fox’s COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Episodic section will include Hulu and Lionsgate TV’s supernatural comedy Deadbeat starring Tyler Labine with cast and crew Q&A, a screening of El Rey and Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn pilot, AMC’s 1980s-set computer drama Halt and Catch Fire, Showtime’s John Logan-created Penny Dreadful, and HBO’s new sitcom Silicon Valley co-created by Mike Judge. Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Universal’s ‘Neighbors’

By | Wednesday December 18, 2013 @ 12:59pm PST

The latest trailer for the comedy starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne has dropped. Nick Stoller directs Neighbors (formerly known as Townies), about a couple forced to live next to a fraternity house after their baby is born. Efron plays the leader of the frat … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Neighbors’

By | Tuesday October 22, 2013 @ 9:58am PDT

Universal has released a milder green band trailer for Neighbors following last month’s red band version. Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne star in the film directed by Nick Stoller. Pic centers on a young couple (Rogen and Byrne) suffering from arrested development who are forced … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Neighbors’ Red Band

By | Tuesday September 3, 2013 @ 9:28am PDT

Universal‘s upcoming comedy Neighbors stars Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne and the studio dropped its first trailer last night. The Nick Stoller-directed pic centers on a young couple (Rogen and Byrne) suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house … Read More »

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Universal’s ‘Townies’ Now Titled ‘Neighbors’, Still Set For May 9 Release

By | Monday August 26, 2013 @ 10:57am PDT

Universal Pictures has changed the name of its Zac Efron starrer. Formerly called Townies, the pic also starring Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne is now titled Neighbors. Directed by Nick Stoller, Neighbors is a … Read More »

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