Sundance Competition & Next Lineups Announced

Ryland Aldrich, Festivals Editor

The day all the indie film maniacs have been hotly anticipating has finally arrived. The first Sundance 2014 announcements have just dropped! And boy are there some interesting sounding titles! The marquee US Dramatic Competition features films from the likes of directors Jim Mickle, Kat Candler, David Zellner, John Slattery, and Joe Swanberg. The acting talent on hand includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks, Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Aaron Paul, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, John Hawkes, Kristen Wiig, Anne Hathaway, Don Johnson, Sam Shepard, and Kristen Stewart. And that's just one section! There are also plenty of golden nuggets in the US Documentary, World Dramatic, World Documentary, and Next sections. Take a look at the announcements broken up by section below and let us know what catches your eye.