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Industry Roundup: Stevens, Keough

Experience the “Illinoise” Firsthand: Sufjan Stevens will embark on a full-scale, big-venue North American tour this fall, which will include stops at iconic venues like New York’s Beacon Theatre and Chicago’s Chicago Theater. The tour begins October 12 in Montreal and will close with two shows in New York City on November 14 and 15. Tickets for most of the dates go on sale Tuesday, so open that tab up on your browser as soon as you get to work! [Pitchfork]

Riley’s Road: Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough is in talks to take a role in Fury Road, the fourth installment in the Mad Max series. Directed by George Miller, the film will revolve around Mad Max (Tom Hardy) and “Five Wives,” a group of women that Max must protect from “the bad guys.” Keough would play one of the wives, joining a group that already includes Zoe Kravitz, Teresa Palmer and Adelaide Clemens. Keough made her film debut earlier this year in The Runaways. [Heat Vision/HR]

Demme to Small Screen: Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Rachel Getting Married) will direct two episodes of Mike White’s upcoming Laura Dern–starring series, Enlightened, for HBO. This marks the first foray into television directing for Demme since an episode each of Colombo and Saturday Night Live, in 1978 and 1980, respectively. This makes us even more excited for the show’s imminent debut. [Deadline]

Marcia’s Pair: Marcia Gay Harden is starring in two upcoming indie films: Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You and Detachment. The Roberto Faenza–directed Pain follows a recent high-school graduate raised in a “privileged albeit broken home” by his mother (Harden), “who owns an avant-garde art gallery where her son takes a job.” In Detachment, she’ll play the principal at a failing high school where William Petersen, Christina Hendricks, and Lucy Liu are among the teachers. What upbeat projects! [Variety]

!!!: 3OH!3 have announced a six-week tour across the U.S. and Canada this October and November. “It’s going to be a huge party,” band member Sean Foreman said, and we believe him. [MTV]

Industry Roundup: Stevens, Keough