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Alec Baldwin's directorial debut on Starz

by Adam Finley, posted Jan 17th 2007 8:02AM

alec baldwinAfter a five-year wait, you can finally see the first feature film directed by Alec Baldwin -- on television. In 2001, Baldwin directed The Devil and Daniel Webster, an update of the 1941 film. In Baldwin's version, Daniel Webster (Baldwin) is a writer who sells his soul to the Devil (Jennifer Love Hewitt) in exchange for fame and fortune. Anthony Hopkins also stars in the film.

According to Baldwin, the film, now titled Shortcut to Happiness, was never released in theaters because some of his investors were being investigated for bank fraud. The FBI seized the film, but it eventually wound up back in the hands of producer Bob Yari and will make its debut on Starz on Demand with Baldwin no longer credited as director. If you want to see the film for some reason, it's being packaged along with The Illusionist and Find Me Guilty, so look for it when those two films hit Starz on Demand.

[via Dark Horizons]

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Mike Brown

I'm still looking for the slur against Baldwin in Adam's post but I can't see one..

January 17 2007 at 5:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
VONDA

LEAVE BALDWIN ALONE. HIS PERSONAL LIFE HAS BEEN SUCH A PUBLIC DISPLAY FOR SEVERAL YEARS. LET HIM BE HAPPY. HE IS THE "COME BACK MAN" AND I HAPPY FOR HIM AND IT SEEMS HIS DAUGHTER. YOU GO ALEX!!!! ALSO SOUNDS LIKE YOU ARE TRULY A GREAT DAD, REGARDLESS OF WHAT KIM HAS SAID. I AM FROM GEORGIA. I REMEMBER WHEN SHE OWNED THE LITTLE TOWN IN NORTH GEORGIA. I HEARD ALL KINDS OF WEIRD THINGS ABOUT THINGS SHE DID, THINGS SHE REQUESTED OF THE TOWN AND HER STAFF. SO SHE HAS A LOT AT HER BACKDOOR...........

I AM A FEMALE. I AM A MOTHER OF 28 YEAR OLD. BUT I STILL BELIEVE IN BALDWIN!!!!

January 17 2007 at 10:24 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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