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One Director Has Some Blunt Thoughts About Making A Movie During COVID-19

Going back to work on a set during a pandemic poses a number of challenges.

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Exclusive First Reformed Clip Gives Fans Incredible Look At Paul Schrader's Process

A24 shared with CinemaBlend this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Schrader's writing process, and Ethan Hawke's preparation to play the part.

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This Richard Gere Hit May Be Headed To TV

Surprisingly enough, this project isn’t solely the product of greedy TV execs sharpening their teeth on someone else’s work. The film's producer Jerry Bruckheimer will be teaming up with Paramount TV and the original writer and director.

Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Finally Finds Distributor

The Canyons was always going to be something of a circus, from the moment director Paul Schrader decided to cast Lindsay Lohan in the lead role, and then bring in porn star James Deen to star opposite her. Rumors of Lohan's bad behavior plagued the brief shoot, and then when the film was turned down from both the Sundance and SXSW film festivals, word brewed that the chaos made it on to the screen as well

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Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Is Actually About The End Of Movies

Schrader tells IndieWire all of this reaction to modern celebrity only feeds into his movie’s point, as he claims The Canyons is “cinema for the post-theatrical era.” The director tells the site, "These people are all talking about making a movie but they don't really care about movies." The movie, on a grand scheme, might actually be about the end of movies, in general.

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Read The Incredible, Tawdry, And Sad Story Behind Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons

The Canyons, which stars Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen, is far from your usual studio production. It's not coming from a studio at all, funded by director Paul Schrader, writer Bret Easton Ellis, and a Kickstarter campaign. And for whatever reason, Schrader decided it was a good idea to give New York Times author Stephen Rodrick full access to the production

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Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Continues To Tease With 30s Trailer

Credit goes to director Paul Schrader and his team for coming up with vintage spins for various trailers. Earlier, they gave us a 1950s-themed clip for the modern-day sleaze study. Now, a 1930s-inspired clip has been posted to the movie’s official Facebook page.

Gus Van Sant Takes Acting Role Opposite Porn Star In The Canyons

What has Gus van Sant been up to since he was nominated for an Oscar for Milk in 2009? Well you might have missed it, but he actually directed a whole new film, the college-aged romance that was released last fall and grossed-- no, wait for it-- $163,265 total. Van Sant is no stranger to veering between tiny indies and mainstream successes

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Lindsay Lohan Starring Opposite Porn Star James Deen In The Canyons

Despite a recent car accident that may have her in legal trouble, and might jeopardize her upcoming Lifetime movie Liz and Dick to boot, Lindsay Lohan has picked up a new film role-- and one that will unite her with a porn star, no less

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Bret Easton Ellis Penning A L.A. Noir For Paul Schrader, Wants Porn Star James Deen To Star

Famed novelist Bret Easton Ellis and influential writer/director Paul Schrader have a film in pre-production called Bait. The film takes place at a high-end resort where, after being humiliated, an employee takes his revenge by leading the guests out to shark infested waters. High-end. Humiliation. Revenge. That definitely sounds like an Ellis story and one perfectly suited for a director like Schrader.

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Clive Owen To Star In Action Film Recall

Written by Paul Schrader, who is best known for his scripts for Martin Scorsese like Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and The Last Temptation of Christ, the project will star Owen as an NSA agent who attempts to figure out what went wrong during a failed hostage rescue mission. As he begins to "recall" (get it?) what happened, he begins to figure out that he can't trust his fellow soldiers or himself.

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