NEWS AND STORIES:
- Nikki Finke of Deadline Hollywood speculates which films will be the hit of the festival this year.
- Roger Friedman of Showbiz 411 reporst that Sony Pictures Classics has picked up Please Give, a dramedy starring Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt.
- Vadim Rizov of The Independent Eye fears that Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new project may cause him to appear in fewer movies.
- Nikke Finke of Deadline Hollywood reports that the film that has the most buyers in a frenzy is Catfish.
- Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood has the news that Lionsgate has picked up the Ryan Reynolds-in-a-box drama Buried.
- Craig Kennedy of Living in Cinema, who like me is reporting on Sundance from afar, writes about Slamdance and its bigger than usual guest – Steven Soderbergh.
- Killer Film has the official teaser poster for The Runaways.
- MakingOf has the official teaser trailer for Buried.