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Frank Darabont In Talks To Direct ‘Snow White And The Huntsman 2′

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: As I told you last week, Frank Darabont was on the short list to direct Universal’s Snow White And The Huntsman 2. Now its a really short list: I’m hearing he’s in negotiations to direct the sequel to the original, which Rupert Sanders helmed and which grossed close to $400 million worldwide on a $170M budget.

5 weeks 15 hours ago via jetli
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CBS Films Acquires Rights To A.G. Riddle’s Sci-Fi ‘Atlantis’ Books

deadline.com – CBS Films said it has secured rights to the trilogy of Atlantis sci-fi novels by A.G. Riddle, a serious deal for a self-published series that has been a fixture on Amazon‘s eBook sales charts. The first book in the series, The Atlantis Gene, was published in March 2013, and the plot revolves around a brilliant geneticist and an international counterterrorism agent who team to thwart a global pandemic and solve the greatest mystery of all time: 5 weeks 18 hours ago via jetli
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Mark Wahlberg Drops ‘Ted 2′ Plot Hints, Says It Will Be ‘Crazier Than Ever’

screenrant.com – Starting this week, rapper, actor and action star Mark Wahlberg can be seen in theaters opposite some very intimidating co-stars in his latest movie Transformers: Age of Extinction, but next on his agenda is a reunion with a certain naughty, larger-than-life CGI teddy bear named Ted (Seth MacFarlane). The sequel to the 2012 hit, so far just called Ted 2, will begin filming very soon for a summer 2015 release, albeit with a few noticeable changes from the original.

5 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Dermot Mulroney Tapped For ‘Insidious 3′

deadline.com – Writer-director Leigh Whannell just announced on Twitter that Dermot Mulroney will star in Insidious: Chapter 3, the latest pic the franchise produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse, Oren Peli and James Wan. Plot and character details are being kept under wraps but the threequel also stars Jem and the Holograms‘ Stefanie Scott, who was cast earlier this month. 5 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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'About a Boy' Duo Teams to Remake Japanese 'Like Father, Like Son'

feedproxy.google.com – Late last summer, we got word that Steven Spielberg had picked up the Cannes Film Festival hit Japanese drama Like Father, Like Son from filmmaker Hirozaku Kore-Eda's for a remake here in the United States. Now the Americanized version of the story that took home the Prix du Jury prize has legs as Variety reports DreamWorks has hired Chris & Paul Weitz to script the film. 5 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
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Fox Rebooting 'Predator' With Shane Black (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The "Lethal Weapon" creator and "Iron Man 3" director will write the treatment and is attached to direct the project which could relaunch the sci-fi action franchise. 5 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Next 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' Movie May Shoot In 2015, 'At World's End' Most Expensive Film Ever Made

fb.indiewire.com – The last we heard about "Pirates Of The Caribbean 5" aka "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" was not so good. Originally slated for release next year, it was taken off the calendar, and of this spring, it still needed a script. But perhaps the pieces are starting to come together? 5 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Dwayne Johnson Will Have an Expanded Role in 'G.I. Joe 3'

movieweb.com – While G.I. Joe 3 was confirmed for a 2016 release date alongside Transformers 5 and Star Trek 3, it's the one sequel will still no very little about. Director Jon M. Chu was once set to reprise his role after helming the well-received G.I. Joe Retaliation. But production delays saw him taking over another Hasbro property with Jem and the Holograms instead, and before G.I. 5 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Says Jon M. Chu Not Directing G.I. Joe 3, Talks Shooting In 2015, New Characters And Story

wegotthiscovered.com – Though it’s safe to say that none of us look back on Stephen Sommers’ G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra with fond memories, at least Jon M. Chu’s follow-up G.I. Joe: Retaliation was at least a bit more fun – thanks mostly to new star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Retaliation rushed past Rise of Cobra at the box office, earning $375 million as opposed to the first film’s $302 million, which made a third movie an absolute certainty. 5 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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G.I. JOE 3 Producer Says Film Should Begin Shooting In Early 2015

comicbookmovie.com – Lorenzo di Bonaventura, executive producer of both the G.I. Joe film series and the Transformers franchise, recently spoke about the former while promoting the upcoming release of the latter's quasi-reboot. On the Joe front, it seems di Bonaventura is willing to acknowledge that neither G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra or G.I.Joe: 5 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rambo 5′ Still Moving Forward?

screenrant.com – The 2008 film Rambo appeared to “retire” its main character similar to how 2006′s Rocky Balboa closed on the door on the story of its eponymous protagonist, but ever since then there’s been talk about Sylvester Stallone reprising as John Rambo one more time. A new report indicates that Rambo 5 is showing fresh signs of life, despite the project having been on radio silence for over two years now. 5 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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Sylvester Stallone Maybe Planning on Coming Back as 'Rambo' Again

feedproxy.google.com – Beginning back in 2009, not long after Sylvester Stallone revived his Rambo character in the self-titled 2008 film, there were talks of one more sequel bringing the military veteran back to the big screen. However, in 2010, Stallone himself shut down the chatter saying, "I think Rambo's pretty well done. 5 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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Frank Marshall says Matt Damon signing onto BOURNE 5 is "simply not true"!

aintitcool.com – Matt Damon is NOT onboard BOURNE 5, directed by Justin Lin and starring Jeremy Renner. Read the full article on AICN Yesterday, a rumor surfaced that Universal was pushing Matt Damon to return to their BOURNE franchise with all the incentive they could muster, including pushing the film back a year to accommodate the actor's schedule. 5 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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‘Star Wars: Episode 8′ To Be Written and Directed By Rian Johnson

screenrant.com – Just when the future of the Star Warsseries seemed possible to guess, the studio has thrown another curveball. With J.J. Abrams hard at work filming Star Wars: Episode VII , it has been announced that writer and director Rian Johnson (The Brothers Bloom, Looper) will not only be taking over as director for Episode VIII, but will be writing the script as well.

5 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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‘Star Wars': Rian Johnson to Write, Direct Episode VIII — But Not IX

thewrap.com – Rian Johnson will write and direct the eighth “Star Wars” movie, inheriting the franchise from J.J. Abrams, according to two individuals with knowledge of the director's plans. Johnson will also write the treatment for the ninth movie, but he will not direct it. Deadline Hollywood first reported that Johnson would write and direct the ninth movie, but both sources insist Johnson will only write the treatment for that installment.

5 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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