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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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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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 16 weeks ago via theothersenhman

A Lot of Users on Rotten Tomatoes Sure Want to See "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"

12:30 AM 6/20/2012 by Senh Duong
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
One of the movies I’m looking forward to is “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” It’s the first of the Seth Grahame-Smith novels to make it to the big screen. “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” seems to be in development hell at Lionsgate. Although Grahame-Smith recently said it depends on how “Abraham Lincoln:

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‘Total Recall’ Trailer: Colin Farrell’s A Futuristic Super-Spy On the Run

Total Recall
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 26 weeks ago via brucelee

Dr. Seuss Reaches New Heights at the Box Office with $70.7M Opening of "The Lorax"

11:34 PM 3/2/2012 by Senh Duong
The Lorax
The animation marketplace continues to broaden as Universal scores another huge animated hit with Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.” Universal previously had another animated hit in 2010 with “Despicable Me” (Steve Carell), which opened with $56M and went on to total $251M at the box office. Looks like “The Lorax” will do just as well.
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Foreign Box Office: Spielberg's Adventures of Tintin Opens Big Overseas

feedproxy.google.com – Sony and Paramount's move to open Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin overseas months ahead of its December stateside release--where the Herge comic books are beloved--is paying off. The performance capture film opened overseas with an estimated 55.8 million in 19 markets. Here's a studio breakdown of the totals. 2 years 48 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The First Teaser for The Hunger Games !

comingsoon.net – Lionsgate debuted the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games on MTV's 2011 Video Music Awards tonight and you can now watch it using the player below! 3 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen
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