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For $50 You Can See World War Z Two Days Early As Part Of “Mega Ticket” Deal

bleedingcool.com – World War Z is opening across the US and UK next Friday. Despite it being barely related to the much-loved book and even after all of the early bad buzz, I think it’s going to be a hit. But I’m not sure about Paramount’s plan to charge premium prices for a “Mega Ticket” deal to see the movie early. 1 year 10 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Natalie Portman in Talks for Cheerleader Crime Thriller ‘Dare Me’; Michael Sucsy to Direct

screenrant.com – Is there any villain more terrifying than a head cheerleader? Any battlefield more brutal than high school? Megan Abbott’s crime thriller novel Dare Me explores these questions and more as it narrates the turmoil, and death, that befalls a group of cheerleaders after they are assigned a new coach who is determined to push them into becoming their very best – even if it means turning them against one another.

1 year 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Emma Watson to Headline Fantasy Adaptation Queen of the Tearling

comingsoon.net – Emma Watson is preparing to board a new fantasy franchise and she's re-teaming with Harry Potter producer David Heyman to do it. Variety reports that Watson will headline Queen of the Tearling , a feature film version of the first book in Erika Johansen's upcoming novel trilogy. 1 year 10 weeks ago via jetli
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Jon M. Chu Takes G.I. Joe 3

comingsoon.net – Another G.I. Joe feature film is on the way and Deadline reports that it's looking likely G.I. Joe: Retaliation 's Jon M. Chu will be back in the director's chair. 1 year 10 weeks ago via jetli
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Fox is developing a Choose Your Own Adventure movie

joblo.com – I had the ultimate flashback to my childhood upon hearing the news that Fox is developing a big screen version of the classic Choose Your Own Adventure book series. The books, for those of you who lived under a rock in the 1980s and 1990s, are formatted in such a way that every few pages of reading forces you to decide on one of multiple directions for the story. 1 year 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Aaron Paul Has a 'Need for Speed' in Behind-the-Scenes First Look (Video)

thewrap.com – Following major Xbox and Playstation announcements, another high-profile videogame-related project was unveiled at the E3 Expo: the first look at Aaron Paul driving fast and furious in DreamWorks' theatrical "Need for Speed." 1 year 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Clint Eastwood Looking at Stage Actors for His Screen Adaptation of JERSEY BOYS

collider.com – Even though musicals make their name on stage actors, the screen adaptation usually discards those actors for faces that are recognizable beyond Broadway. It makes the movie easier to sell, the screen actor gets credit for the singing, dancing, and acting the stage actor does on a regular basis, and the stage actor moves on to the next stage musical production.

1 year 10 weeks ago via brucelee
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Kelly Marcel To Pen "The Little Mermaid"

darkhorizons.com – Kelly Marcel is making a deal to pen a re-write of Joe Wright's upcoming live-action adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fable "The Little Mermaid". Marcel scored acclaim for her script "Saving Mr. Banks" about the gestation of "Mary Poppins". She's also at work adapting E.L. James' best-selling S&M love story "50 Shades Of Grey." Abi Morgan ("Shame") previously worked on the script. 1 year 10 weeks ago via jetli
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'Divergent' First Look: Theo James as 'Four'

thewrap.com – Theo James looks purposeful and ripped in a new teaser image from "Divergent," the dystopian fantasy that Lionsgate hopes will be another "Hunger Games." James, a relative unknown, landed the lead role of Four in the adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestselling young-adult novel. 1 year 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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‘Total Recall’ Trailer: Colin Farrell’s A Futuristic Super-Spy On the Run

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screenrant.com – This trailer makes the Total Recall reboot/remake look a bit like Minority Report (also a Farrell-starring movie based on a Philip K. Dick short story) – had that flick been directed by Wiseman. Farrell as Quaid-the-spy very much bears the hallmarks of a stereotypical rogue agent in the post-Bourne Identity era of filmmaking.

2 years 21 weeks ago via brucelee
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