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Frank Darabont in Talks for 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Spinoff

5:22 PM 6/26/2014 by Jeff Giles
What do you have when you take Snow White out of your Snow White and the Huntsman franchise? Well, just the Huntsman, of course -- but when he's played by Chris Hemsworth, and he was presumably locked up for several sequels before Marvel turned him into Thor (and a box office god), that's probably more than enough to justify a spinoff, at least in terms of dollars-and-cents potential.

Joe Roth Nearing Deal to Sell Revolution for $500 Million (Exclusive) – After five years of looking for a buyer, the producer is selling his company — which has a library of 46 movies, including "Click" and "xXx" — to a hedge fund manager and will become a consultant. 6 years 23 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Heaven Is For Real

Posted March 31st, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

'Maleficent' Teaser Oozes Evil

10:48 AM 11/13/2013 by Jeff Giles
Ever wonder what would possess an old cruel-hearted witch to put a sleeping spell on a beautiful young girl? On May 30, 2014, Disney will set out to answer the question with Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie in a live-action origin story about the witch from Sleeping Beauty. Studio synopsis below:

James Bobin in Talks for Disney's 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel

3:10 PM 5/30/2013 by Jeff Giles
Alice in Wonderland
The folks at Disney must be happy with director James Bobin's work on the upcoming The Muppets...Again!, because according to Variety, they're getting ready to hand him the keys to another sequel.

Kelly Reilly Lands Lead In Sony Drama 'Heaven Is For Real' – EXCLUSIVE: Flight actress Kelly Reilly will play the mother of a boy who emerges from an operation claiming to have been to heaven in the Sony pic. Joe Roth and T.D. Jakes are producing the faith-based drama. Plucked from the New York Times bestseller list, pic is based on Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent’s Heaven Is For Real: 7 years 33 weeks ago via jetli

David Koepp to Adapt 'Brilliance' Novel for Big Screen (Exclusive) – Joe Roth and Palek Patel are producing the adaptation of the upcoming book by Marcus Sakey. 7 years 33 weeks ago via donnieyen

Universal Taps 'Huntsman's Joe Roth For 'Daughter Of Smoke & Bone' – BREAKING: Signaling that Universal Pictures sees the project as a priority, the studio has set Joe Roth to produce the film adaptation of Daughter of Smoke & Bone, the young adult fantasy novel by National Book Award Finalist Laini Taylor. Roth Film President Palak Patel will executive produce. The protagonist is a 17-year old art student who is sent by her awful father on travels across the globe to collect teeth for an unspecified but creepy purpose. 7 years 50 weeks ago via jetli


Posted June 20th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

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