Writer/director Noah Buschel made a name for himself with "Neal Cassidy" and "Bringing Rain," and now he's back again for "The Missing Person." The film -- which will have its world premiere at the forthcoming Sundance Film Festival -- stars Amy Ryan, and Michael Shannon (fresh off his much talked-about "Revolutionary Road" performance) as a private detective hired to follow a mysterious stranger (Frank Wood).

The twist? The guy's listed as having been killed in the 9/11 attacks. With a reward offered for returning the man to his wife, Shannon's character must decide whether to bring him in or turn him loose. Check out the first trailer and the film's poster debut after the jump. Read More...

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Ashley GreeneAs we turn the calendar page, MTV is spending this entire week looking forward to the most promising films of 2009. Keep checking back for lists of our most anticipated blockbusters, comedies and so forth – but today we kick off the festivities with a very special list: The 10 Most Eagerly Anticipated 2009 Films From the “Twilight” Stars.

One of the entrants is “Shrink,” an under-the-radar indie that began building buzz recently when it was chosen for this month’s Sundance Film Festival. Within hours, Twilighters began wondering about this dramedy that stars not only Kevin Spacey and Keke Palmer, but their very own Ashley Greene.

“’Shrink’ I did a while ago. I’m excited that it’s going,” explained the artist sometimes known as Alice Cullen when we caught up with her recently. “But we all had an idea that it would – the cast is amazing.” Read More...

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Michael CeraThe first slew of Sundance flicks have just been announced, courtesy a press release from the fesitval organizers. So here we go, get ready to digest a whole lotta info.

There are 16 films in the dramatic competition featuring the likes of Michael Cera, John Krasinski, and Mark Linn-Baker. You have two guesses to firgure out which one we're excited most about. Hint: we're about to do a dance of joy.

Meanwhile the 16 documentaries in competition range from one about Chris Rock and an investigation into Africa-American hair to one devoted to the relationship between man and dirt. Can you smell the indie spirit where you are or what?!?

Check out the announcements in full after the jump. Read More...

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