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Warner Bros. Moves Forward on ‘Past Due’ with ‘Trouble with the Curve’ Director (EXCLUSIVE) – Warner Bros. has come on board “Past Due,” setting up the action project with Robert Lorenz, Clint Eastwood’s longtime producing partner. The studio acquired Thompson Evans’ Blacklist script as a possible directing vehicle for Lorenz, who made his feature directorial debut on 2012’s “Trouble With the Curve.” “Past Due” is described as a female version... 6 years 15 weeks ago via jackiechan

Cannes: ‘Christ The Lord’ Gets Green Light – EXCLUSIVE: Ocean Blue Entertainment, in conjunction with CJ Entertainment, Echo Lake and Ingenious Media have set the financing for Christ the Lord, a feature adaptation of the Anne Rice bestselling novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt. A September 15 start date has been set in Italy. Focus Features, which obtained the US distribution rights from the movie’s original domestic distributor FilmDistrict when Peter Schlessel took over the former, is planning a wide U.S. 6 years 29 weeks ago via jackiechan

Wreck-It Ralph Sequel "Officially on the Cards" – Hit gaming-themed Disney movie Wreck-It Ralph may have a sequel on the way, says composer Henry Jackman. “I can’t tell you more, not because I’m being coy, but I believe that it is officially on the cards,” he said, speaking to Collider. "I don’t know any more other than a story is indeed being written." He says it is likely to be the first movie sequel he's worked on.

6 years 34 weeks ago via jetli

'Pink Panther' Returning in CG/Live-Action Reboot

2:17 PM 3/31/2014 by Jeff Giles
Pink Panther
When last we saw the Pink Panther franchise, it was making young children laugh (and critics groan) with a pair of Steve Martin-led efforts to resuscitate the bumbling Inspector Clouseau character who was played so memorably by Peter Sellers in the original Panther films. The new-look Panther movies made money, but nobody was really all that excited about them, so the series went back into storage -- until recently, when MGM decided to hit the reboot button one more time.

'Ghostbusters 3': Ivan Reitman Out as Director; Shooting in 2015

6:30 PM 3/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sony has finally given Ghostbusters 3 the greenlight, and the studio is eyeing an early 2015 shoot. Ivan Reitman has decided to step aside as director and will produce the movie for Sony instead. Reitman told Deadline that he made the decision not to direct the third Ghostbusters after Harold Ramis' funeral.

Owen Wilson Teams with Jim Carrey for Heist Comedy 'Loomis Fargo' – Last year, we learned that Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess was looking to team with Jim Carrey for a bank heist comedy called Loomis Fargo. The script comes from "Up All Night" creator and former "Saturday Night Live" writer Emily Spivey with a rewrite from Danny McBride and Jody Hill and follows four dim-witted Southerners who pulled off one of the biggest heists in American history, robbing $17 million from a Loomis Fargo armored truck. 7 years 25 weeks ago via jackiechan

Paramount Greenlights Platinum Dunes Pic 'Almanac' (EXCLUSIVE) – Paramount has given the greenlight to the found footage pic “Almanac,” hoping for a “Chronicle”-like success. Michael Bay will produce through his Platinum Dunes banner along with his partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, with Dean Israelite making his directorial debut. Plot details are under wraps other than the film would have a mockumentary angle centered... 7 years 33 weeks ago via brucelee

Warner Bros Gives Green Light To 'Grudge Match' With Robert De Niro And Sly Stallone; Kevin Hart Joins Cast

Warner Bros – BREAKING: Warner Bros has set Kevin Hart to play the fight promoter who gets two retired brawlers back in the ring in Grudge Match. Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are now set to play the fighters who square off in the ring, and the studio has greenlighted the film that will be directed by Peter Segal. 8 years 8 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Robert Pattinson's 'The Rover' Gets Greenlight – Screen Australia made the announcement about the movie, from "Animal Kingdom's" David Michod, on the same day it was revealed that Pattinson's girlfriend, Kristen Stewart, had cheated on him. 8 years 19 weeks ago via jackiechan

Financiers Sign On For Salma Hayek's 'The Prophet' – Participant Media and Doha Film Institute have signed on along with MyGroup Lebanon, FFA Private Bank, JRW Entertainment and Code Red Productions for animated project The Prophet, which Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions will produce. Deadline first reported on the project last March. The Prophet is based on the best-selling book by Kahlil Gibran of the same name. 8 years 41 weeks ago via jackiechan
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