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Dwayne Johnson Confirmed for 'Shazam'

2:40 PM 9/3/2014 by Jeff Giles
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After what seemed like an endless amount of teasing, buzzing, and dithering, Dwayne Johnson has finally come right out and said it: He's going to play the villain (or anti-hero, whichever you prefer), Black Adam, in New Line's long-brewing adaptation of the DC comic Shazam. Johnson broke the news via Twitter today, writing, ""Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot." My honor to become..

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Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in ‘Shazam,’ Darren Lemke To Script (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Though Dwayne Johnson hasn’t been shy about teasing his potential involvement in DC and New Line’s “Shazam” movie, the superhero comicbook pic now looks closer to achieving lift-off. Sources tell Variety that Darren Lemke is set to write the script with Johnson attached to star. Johnson will play Black Adam, who in recent issues of the DC comicbook, is... 7 years 38 weeks ago via brucelee

New 'Turbo' Trailer Tells a Snail's Tale

5:37 PM 7/2/2013 by Jeff Giles
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Plenty of kids' movies preach the value of learning how to be happy with yourself as you are, but there's a distinct lack of films that tell you any of your dreams are in reach so long as you wish upon a star and are then sucked into a car's nitrous exhaust system.

'Jack the Giant Slayer' Could Lose Nearly $150 Million

9:24 AM 4/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack the Giant Slayer
We knew the reviews were tepid for Jack the Giant Slayer, just as we knew it had already fallen out of the top 10 at the box office after only five weeks of release -- but now, thanks to the folks at the Hollywood Reporter, we're starting to get an idea of just how poorly it's performing for Warner Bros.

'Monsters Vs Aliens' Director Rob Letterman May Get 'Goosebumps'

12:53 PM 3/20/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Goosebumps, the big screen adaptation of R.L. Stine's children horror books, is looking for a director, and Deadline has heard that Sony is in talks with Monsters Vs Aliens director Rob Letterman to have him helm the picture. Besides Monsters Vs Aliens, Letterman has also directed 2004's Shark Tale and 2010's Gulliver's Travels, so he's a good fit for this family friendly feature.

Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (Jack is This Year’s John Carter)

5:10 PM 2/28/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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X-Men provided director Bryan Singer a career expansion that’s finally imploded on him. The savvy he lent The Usual Suspects seems a distant memory in the face of his newest film, a remake of 1962’s cult-y Jack the Giant Killer. He preserves that film's awkwardness but not much else.

New 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Trailer Emphasizes That Whole "Slayer" Thing

3:18 PM 2/11/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack the Giant Slayer
After a release delay, a title switch, and an underwhelming trailer, it seems more or less safe to assume that Bryan Singer's Jack the Giant Slayer is headed for a chilly critical reception when it reaches the box office on March 1. But if you're still on the fence about whether to head out and see a revisionist take on the legend of a simple farmboy (Nicholas Hoult) who unwittingly reawakens a war between humans and their giant-sized, sky-dwelling ancient antagonists, Warner Bros.

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'Jack the Giant Killer' Writer Tackling 'Carmen Sandiego' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Darren Lemke will pen the big-screen adaptation, which is being produced by Jennifer Lopez. 9 years 47 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Jack the Giant Killer' Writer to Pen 'Goosebumps' Adaptation for Columbia

hollywoodreporter.com – Darren Lemke is getting Goosebumps, closing a deal to write Columbia Pictures’ big-screen adaptation of children’s horror series. 10 years 19 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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