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David Yates to Direct 'Scarface' Remake

12:15 PM 8/2/2013 by Binh Ngo
David Yates
David Yates will be helming Universal's Scarface remake, Deadline has learned. David Ayer wrote the first draft of the script, but it has been through the hands of several writers.

Krysten Ritter Confirmed For Veronica Mars Movie – Before she was the titular "B" in Apartment 23 and Jesse Pinkman's girlfriend Jane in Breaking Bad, Krysten Ritter played the recurring role of Gia Goodman in the second season of Veronica Mars. A little bit flaky and a lot adorable, Ritter's Gia brought style and some much needed perkiness to Season 2, in addition to being an in for Veronica to snoop around Steve Guttenberg's Woody Goodman when the need arose.

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First 'Getaway' Trailer Suggests a Familiar Ride

6:42 AM 6/6/2013 by Jeff Giles
It may be true that there aren't any new stories to be told, but there's still a difference between a film that tries to put a unique spin on a familiar tale and a movie that settles for a generic retelling. Judging from its title, you might guess that the Ethan Hawke/Selena Gomez thriller Getaway would fall into the latter camp -- and after watching this trailer, you probably won't change your mind.

Dennis Lehane Reteams With Leonardo DiCaprio on Fox's 'Travis McGee' (Exclusive) – Lehane will write the screenplay for the DiCaprio vehicle, which Peter Chernin is producing. 8 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee

Cargo Entertainment Acquires Anna Paquin And Cam Gigandet Crime Drama 'Free Ride' – BREAKING: Cargo Entertainment has acquired international rights to Free Ride, a Shana Betz-directed crime thriller that stars Anna Paquin and Twilight Saga‘s Cam Gigandet. True Blood star Paquin plays a single mom who moves to Florida with her daughters to try and make a better life but gets caught up in the drug trade business in the late 1970s. 8 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee

What Flop? 'Jack Reacher' Crosses $200M Worldwide Mark

11:31 AM 2/22/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack Reacher
For all that talk about disappointing grosses foiling plans for a franchise, it looks like Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher is still doing pretty well at the box office -- in fact, as Deadline reports, it just became Cruise's 19th film to break the $200 million mark.

The Trailer for 'Spring Breakers' is Here! – A24 and Annapurna Pictures have released the trailer for writer/director Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers which you can watch using the player below! 8 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee

Cult East London Crime Novel 'Top Dog' to Hit Big Screen (Exclusive) – Dougie Brimson will turn his book into a script for Leo Gregory to star in a movie version produced by Jonathan Sothcott. 8 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen

First 'Pain and Gain' Trailer Hits the Web

4:17 PM 12/19/2012 by Jeff Giles
Pain and Gain
Ready for your first look at the movie responsible for bringing us Mark Wahlberg in Transformers 4?

Annapurna Pushing James Franco in 'Spring Breakers' for Oscar? – "Spring break... spring break forever..." Say what now? That crazy fool with cornrows and grills is getting an Oscar push? Indeed. One of the most buzzed about indie films from this year's Toronto Film Festival (where I saw it myself) was Harmony Korine's wacky Spring Breakers, a spring break drama starring the likes of James Franco as well as mainly three girls 9 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen
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