Trailer Buzz: The Brad Pitt-Produced ‘Moonlight’ Looks Pretty Great

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If the trailer for Moonlight is any indication, we’ve got more reason to believe next year’s Oscars will not be criticized for being too white. Between this film, which is the long-awaited sophomore feature from Barry Jenkins (Medicine for Melancholy), and The Birth of the Nation (not to mention Loving, Fences, etc.), we expect the Academy will be recognizing more diversity from the films of 2016.

Brad Pitt is an executive producer on Moonlight, which also has the distinction of being the first movie developed in-house by A24, which has otherwise earned a reputation for picking up and distributing some of the best and most interesting features of the last few years. This one follows a young man through three stages of his life…
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See How an Unknown Actor Nabbed the Lead Role in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

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When you’re competing against 2,000 other young actors, how do you make yourself stand out?

Based on this behind-the-scenes audition video for Disney’s The Jungle Book, all Neel Sethi did was be himself.

Sethi’s full audition video is part of the special features on the film’s upcoming home entertainment release, due to arrive on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, iTunes and Amazon digital on August 23, and then on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on August 30.

Watch the clip below, courtesy of USA Today.

Director Jon Favreau notes that Sethi stood out because he just “liked watching him,” and it’s that sort of down-to-earth humanity (for much of the video Sethi shows off his karate moves) that eventually won…
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Malibu’s Star Realtor and the $15M Flip Gone “Fishy”

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Even in the hands of top broker Chris Cortazzo, Zare and Seda Baghdasarian’s architectural gem in one of the coast’s most coveted enclaves failed to sell — until he offered to buy it. Now, in a bitter lawsuit, they claim the Hollywood broker sabotaged their efforts with an eye on a profitable resale for himself all along.

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