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"Made in NY" Productions are 'Happy' in March


Matt Damon and Emily Blunt star in The Adjustment Bureau. Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures.

March 1, 2011 - This month, audiences will have the chance to watch a new miniseries, a new season of a TV show and several films that shot on location in New York City.

Kate Winslet stars in the five-part HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. Directed by Todd Haynes, Winslet plays a divorced single mom who decides to open up her own restaurant in an attempt to make a better life for her daughters during the Depression. Included in the cast are Guy Pearce, recent Oscar winner Melissa Leo and Evan Rachel Wood. The miniseries is based on James Cain’s novel, which was adapted into a feature film in 1945. Mildred Pierce premieres on Sunday, March 27 at 9pm.

In The Adjustment Bureau, Matt Damon stars as an ambitious politician who gets a glimpse of the future Fate has planned for him. When he attempts to change that future by pursuing the only woman he’s ever loved, the men of the Adjustment Bureau will do everything in their power to keep the couple apart. The film opens in theatres on March 4.

HappyThankYouPleaseMore, which premiered at Sundance in 2010, follows a struggling New York writer and his quirky group of friends. The film is written and directed by Josh Radnor, who also stars. HappyThankYouPleaseMore hits theatres on March 4.

Monogamy, which took home the award for Best New York Narrative at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival, arrives in theatres on March 11. In the film, a bored Brooklynite explores a new hobby taking surveillance photos.

“Nurse Jackie” returns for its third season on Monday, March 28 at 10pm on Showtime. Edie Falco stars as Jackie Peyton who seems like the perfect nurse, wife, mother, and friend from the outside, but behind closed (hospital) doors faces issues ranging from drug addiction to an illicit love affair with the hospital pharmacist. Season three will pick up where last season ended as Jackie faces an unwanted intervention.
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