Update: Deadline‘s Michael Fleming is reporting that tonight’s NYFF “work in progress’ sneak is definitely Martin Scorsese‘s Hugo.

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Previously: Last night Deadline‘s Pete Hammond seemed to more or less agree with what I posted on Friday about Martin Scorsese‘s Hugo most likely being the “work in progress” sneak that’ll screen tonight at the New York Film Festival. The tweets confirming yea or nay will appear just before 4 pm Pacific/7pm Eastern.

Hammond adds that “a Paramount source who knows these things guessed it was [Stephen Daldry‘s] Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close while strongly indicating it wasn’t Hugo.” The source asked Hammond, “Do you really think Martin Scorsese would premiere his movie that way?”

What does that mean? At the New York Film Festival in early October? That’s about as classy a launch pad for a quality-level fall film as I can imagine, and obviously a prominent one.

That guy who saw Hugo in Chicago in mid-September answers Hammond’s Paramount source as follows: “It makes sense that they’re screening [Hugo] early. Contrary to the trailer’s portrayal, this isn’t really a kid movie. Frankly, I think kids’ll be bored with it. It’s a movie made for cineastes. If they try to sell this directly to families, it’s going to tank. They really need to get the erudite snobs talking about this one.”