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'Justice League' Eyes a Screenwriter

4:59 PM 7/25/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder must really love what they've seen in Chris Terrio's script for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, because he's reportedly in talks to report for duty again with the studio's upcoming mega-superhero movie, Justice League.

Comic-Con Exclusive: Guillermo del Toro's Dark Universe Will be Separate from Other DC Projects... for Now – Earlier today, spoke with Guillermo del Toro and Jorge Gutierez, the producer and writer of the animated film Book of Life, and for this interview, we wanted to get an update from Guillermo about one of his projects he hasn't talked about as much lately. 15 hours 38 min ago via theothersenhman

Comic-Con Bombshell: WB Wants ‘Batman V Superman’ Scribe Chris Terrio For ‘Justice League’ – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros hosts its Comic-Con panel tomorrow morning where Batman V Superman is expected to be front and center, but here’s a morsel to nibble on today. I’m hearing that after he absolutely crushed the script on that film, Oscar-winning Argo scribe Chris Terrio is being courted by the studio to come aboard and script its Justice League movie. 15 hours 38 min ago via jetli

SDCC: Can You Smell What The Rock Is Heavily Hinting About SHAZAM!? – A day before the big Warner Bros panel at Comic-Con Dwayne Johnson gets the fanboys buzzing. 15 hours 39 min ago via jackiechan

Joaquin Phoenix in Talks for 'Doctor Strange'

1:51 PM 7/25/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy were previously rumored to be in the running for the role, but it appears that Joaquin Phoenix is Marvel's top choice to play the title role in its upcoming comic book adaptation Doctor Strange.

In WarGames Remake We Are All Matthew Broderick

9:58 AM 7/25/2014 by Fred Topel
In 1983's WarGames, Matthew Broderick played a teenage hacker who hacked into the military computer system and accidentally started World War III. In the early days of personal computing, it was only a special expert hacker who could be the focus of the story. When Dean Israelite makes the new WarGames, it will be in a world where everyone has access to computers and internet.


Woody Allen's Next Film Reportedly A Serious Murder Mystery, Plus New Pics & Clip From 'Magic In The Moonlight' – As one movie opens, another begins production, and that's the way it's been with Woody Allen for years. His latest Euro jaunt "Magic In The Moonlight" heads to theatres this weekend, meanwhile, the director is in Rhode Island filming his latest starring new muse Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix among many others. 21 hours 31 min ago via theothersenhman

A '24' Movie Isn't Out of the Question – "24" seems to be the gift that keeps on giving. After resurrecting the show for a ninth season this spring, Fox is also mulling over whether it wants to make season 10 -- and, eventually, a movie. During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday, star Kiefer Sutherland and executive producer Jon Cassar discussed their trepidation with bringing back the series, which went off the air in 2010, and whether or not the material would live up to their original creation.

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Dan Aykroyd Now Says 'Ghostbusters 3’ Will Shoot Next Spring – Here's he goes again. WhenDan Aykroydshowed up on “The Today Show” this week to discuss his new film “Get On Up,” talk of course eventually turned to the "Ghostbusters" series, and in particular "Ghostbusters 3." Never one to miss a moment to ensure everyone that the movie is happening (remember when he predicted two more movies?) or talk about plot details, he now says the paranormal franchise sequel would shoot next year.

1 day 17 hours ago via jetli

Warner Bros. Plans 7 Arabian Nights Movies

12:09 PM 7/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Warner Bros. has acquired a 90 page treatment from David Weil, which outlines a plan to adapt the stories in One Thousand and One Nights, aka Arabian Nights, into seven interconnected movies. According to Deadline, the stories will be interpreted "with modern tropes and themes" and, of course, the movies will be effects-heavy. 3 Arts is producing, with Chantal Nong and Julia Spiro overseeing for WB.
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