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Warner Bros. Taps Shawn Levy for ‘Minecraft’ Movie

variety.com – Shawn Levy is in talks to develop Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the “Minecraft” videogame with an eye to direct. The studio acquired the rights to the game in February with Roy Lee producing along with Jill Messick. The concept of the game allows players to create their own avatar, and they are dropped into a... 5 weeks 19 hours ago via jetli
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‘The Purge’ Scares Up Third Film With Director James DeMonaco

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: After the sequel The Purge: Anarchy surpassed the original film's $91 million worldwide gross on its way to $110 million, Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes have begun development on a third installment of the fright film. Small wonder this is happening; the two films had a combined budget of $12 million, and together have grossed $200 million worldwide. 6 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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‘Life of Pi’ Cinematographer Claudio Miranda Shooting ‘Star Trek 3′

feedproxy.google.com – The Oscar win Claudio Miranda enjoyed for Life of Pi started some conversations, as that film was shot with a heavy blend of real and CG environments. But Miranda’s skill in leading a crew that works with such a combination of elements should serve him very well for his next gig. 6 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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New Director Set For "London Has Fallen"

darkhorizons.com – Scandinavian helmer Babak Najafi ("Easy Money II: Hard to Kill") is in talks to replace Fredrik Bond at the helm of "London Has Fallen," the upcoming sequel to "Olympus Has Fallen" from Millennium Entertainment. With only a few weeks to go before shooting, Bond left the production and so both Millennium and leading man Gerard Butler scrambled to find a replacement.

7 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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‘No Man’s Land’ Helmer Danis Tanovic To Direct ‘Ports Of Call’ Adaptation

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winning director and festival favorite Danis Tanovic is set to helm Ports Of Call, based on the bestselling novel by Lebanese-French writer and Académie Française member, Amin Maalouf. The film will be produced by Ron Senkowski (Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, Decoding Annie Parker) and Samira Kawas through their Dubai/LA-based Symply Entertainment. 8 weeks 14 min ago via donnieyen
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Radar Pictures Gears Up ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ with Roger Donaldson (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Roger Donaldson (“The November Man”) has come on to direct an adaptation of the iconic World War I novel “All Quiet on the Western Front.” Donaldson will direct from a script by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson, who are producing with Radar Pictures’ Ted Field, Mike Weber and Michael Napoliello. 8 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Andrew Adamson Attached to Direct Golem Tale 'Breath of Bones' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Steve Niles and Matt Santoro wrote the Dark Horse Entertainment Golem tale 8 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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‘Divergent’s Neil Burger To Helm Spy Thriller ‘All The Old Knives’

deadline.com – XCLUSIVE: Neil Burger is attached to direct All The Old Knives, the spy thriller adaptation of Olen Steinhauer's upcoming novel that Chockstone Pictures partners Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz and Nick Wechsler optioned in April. The author wrote the script. Burger is coming off the hits Divergent and Limitless.

8 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Bryan Singer Set To Helm ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Fox has just closed a deal with Bryan Singer to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, the next installment of its billion dollar Marvel mutants franchise. This will be Singer's fourth installment as director; he hatched the franchise with the first two films for Fox, and came back to direct X-Men: Days Of Future Past. 8 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Angelina Jolie To Direct Elephant Poaching Tale ‘Africa’ For Skydance

deadline.com – Angelina Jolie has found her next movie to direct. The actress and now busy helmer has signed on to for Africa, an epic tale for David Ellison's Skydance Productions. Written by Oscar winner Eric Roth, the pic is based on paleo-archaeologist Richard Leakey's late-'80s battle with ivory poachers in Kenya that threatened the existence of the African elephant population and the soul of Africa.

8 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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Ang Lee Next Directing ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ At TriStar

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Ang Lee will next direct an adaptation of Ben Fountain's novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. It is Lee's first film since he won the Best Director Oscar for Life Of Pi, and he's reuniting with Tom Rothman at TriStar. Rothman, who continues to put together filmmaker-centric projects at his Sony-based label, ran Fox and worked closely with Lee on that difficult groundbreaking Oscar winning 3D film that grossed $600 million worldwide. 9 weeks 15 hours ago via jackiechan
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‘Interstellar’ Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema Will Shoot ‘Bond 24′

feedproxy.google.com – Normally we’d have a large measure of sympathy for anyone who had to take over a job following Roger Deakins. And since Deakins isn’t shooting the new Bond film, someone has to step into his shoes. But the person to take over the job shooting Bond 24 is Hoyte van Hoytema, who did such a tremendous job with Her, and then shot Interstellar for Christopher Nolan. 9 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Daniel Adams Sets Actioner ‘Panama’ as His First Post-Prison Project (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Director Daniel Adams is seeking redemption and resumption of his Hollywood career — a year after being released from Massachusetts state prison for inflating expenses to obtain production tax credits. “Directing is what I know how to do,” he told Variety. “I had a lot of time to think about that in jail.” 10 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Toronto: Nick Cassavetes To Direct Action-Thriller ‘Expiration’

deadline.com – Belgium-based production shingle Corsan has set Alpha Dog and The Notebook director Nick Cassavetes to helm Expiration, the action-thriller scripted by Broken City scribe Brian Tucker that sold in a mid-six- to seven-figure deal in 2011. Story follows an ex-CIA operative turned assassin who fails his assignment when he's poisoned, and sets out to find his killer and settle the score with just 20 hours left to live. 10 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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‘V for Vendetta’ Director James McTeigue Boards ‘Alien Sleeper Cell’

feedproxy.google.com – The first and last time we heard about Alien Sleeper Cell was way back in 2011, when we heard the project had been put into development. Truth be told, it’s been so quiet in the years since then that we basically forgot it existed at all. But it does, and now, at long last, it’s taking a major step forward. 10 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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