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Josh Boone Says 'The Stand' Will Be Three Hours (And Faithful to the Novel)

2:53 PM 9/10/2014 by Jeff Giles
The Stand
Stephen King's books have inspired their fair share of terrific films, but they've also been adapted into plenty of duds -- and The Stand, King's original doorstop epic of the struggle between good and evil in a post-apocalyptic world, has always seemed like far too much of a good thing for any one filmmaker to handle.

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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: 17 weeks 15 hours ago via jetli
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‘Parenthood’ Actress Mae Whitman Starring as ‘The DUFF’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Parenthood” actress Mae Whitman is in negotiations to star in “The D.U.F.F” for CBS Films. 28 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman

What If

Posted March 13th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who’s been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall).

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CBS Films Dates 'What If' with Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan for August

feedproxy.google.com – We got a first look at the indie romantic comedy The F Word last summer with Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan looking pretty friendly. But since then, the title has been changed to the generic What If, and CBS Films has given the film a release date of August 1st this year in NY and LA before expanding elsewhere in the weeks following. 32 weeks 13 hours ago via jackiechan
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CBS Films Nabs 'Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark' Pitch From 'Saw' Scribes

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films has sprung for a pitch from Saw writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to adapt Alvin Schwartz’s classic spooky tale collection Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. I’m told it was a competitive bidding for the project, which will see Melton and Dunstan adapt some of the Scary short stories into a screenplay about a group of outcast kids who stand up to their fears to save their town when nightmares come to life. 46 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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'Last Vegas' Becomes CBS Films' Highest-Grossing Movie Ever

thewrap.com – This week “Last Vegas” became the highest-grossing release for CBS Films, which launched in 2007 and put out its first movie in January 201o. The studio said Wednesday that the geriatrics-gone-wild comedy grossed $579,783 on Tuesday, bringing the North American total to $54.8 million. That puts it ahead of the 2012 Daniel Radcliffe thriller “The Woman in Black,” which took in $54.3 million.

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T-Bone Burnett and Oscar Isaac Talk from Inside Llewyn Davis Agree: "He's not really trying to make it."

7:27 PM 11/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Inside Llewyn Davis marks musician/producer/composer T-Bone Burnett’s fourth collaboration with the Coen Brothers. His first (Oh Brother, Where Art Thou) earned him an Oscar—and somehow cemented a spiritual relationship he and the brothers have with Homer’s Odyssey, the classic story of leaving home and messily finding your way back.
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Toronto: CBS Films Nearing $2 Million U.S. Rights Deal For 'The F Word'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films is in final talks to acquire U.S. rights to The F Word, the Michael Dowse-directed romantic comedy that has been one of the buzz acquisition titles here at Toronto. They were negotiating all night and are still working on final details, but I’m hearing the deal will be upwards of $2 million. 1 year 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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CBS Films Nabs No. 1 Best-Seller 'The Husband's Secret' (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – CBS Films has preemptively secured exclusive rights to Liane Moriarty’s novel “The Husband’s Secret,” which has already become a No. 1 New York Times bestseller since it was published in July by Amy Einhorn Books. Story follows three different women whose lives are plunged into crises after one opens a Pandora’s Box that ties all of them together 1 year 7 weeks ago via donnieyen
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