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'Zombieland' Director Ruben Fleischer To Helm Video Game Adaptation 'Spy Hunter'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 25, 2012 9:55 AM
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Well, it can't be said that Ruben Fleischer is being predictable with his movie choices. After breaking out with the horror comedy "Zombieland," he's gone on to direct a zany buddy movie in "30 Minutes Or Less," and is currently finishing up the period gangster flick "Gangster Squad," which recently underwent reshoots following the tragic events in Aurora, Colorado over the summer. And for his next move, Fleischer will take on a video game.

Watch: 2 New 'The Master' TV Spots Offer Glimpses Of New Footage

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • September 25, 2012 9:42 AM
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Currently raking in audiences across the country to the tune of $6 million in 778 theaters, Paul Thomas Anderson's “The Master” shows no clear signs of slowing down in advance of the awards season to come. The Weinstein Company is well aware of this fact too, and so while they undoubtedly ready the film for continued box-office presence in expanded release, they've released two new TV spots to whet appetites all over again.
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Bill Murray Confirms He'll Be Taking A Role In Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • September 25, 2012 8:56 AM
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Following a summer in which “Moonrise Kingdom” garnered incredible notices, while continuing to screen in packed theatres still, it's no surprise that Wes Anderson's next project, “Grand Budapest Hotel,” has attracted a stellar amount of buzz. First announced at Cannes, the director has already expressed wishes to bring on a host of new collaborators, but it seems familiar faces won't be too far away either.

Gina Carano Joins That Female 'Expendables' Movie, Because Obviously

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 10:15 PM
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Let's face it, Gina Carano probably won't win any Oscars, but she has a unique set of skills, charisma and charm to go with it, and some definite screen presence, so why not put that to good use? She already kicked some major ass in Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire," is revving alongside the boys in "Fast & Furious 6" and is also leading the action flick "In The Blood." Her next move? Putting her name to an all female spin on "The Expendables."

Tom Hardy To Climb 'Everest' With Doug Liman

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 10:05 PM
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To say that Doug Liman has a lot on his plate would be an understatement. Currently shooting "All You Need Is Kill" with Tom Cruise, the director has numerous projects cooking on the side including: the documentary "Reckoning With Torture: Memos And Testimonies From The War On Terror"; a movie about Two-Gun Cohen; an adaptation of Jack Finney's "Time And Again"; the spy flick "The Tourist" and the mountain climbing adventure "Everest." And it's the latter that has just gained a bit of momentum.

Anne Hathaway May Face The 'Robopocalypse' With Chris Hemsworth

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 9:55 PM
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Before we get to the casting news, it appears that departing 20th Century Fox chairman Tom Rothman has landed on his feet quite nicely. He has been announced as a producer on Steven Spielberg's brewing "Robopocalypse," which will be jointly produced by DreamWorks and, you guessed it, 20th Century Fox. It will be his first collaboration with Spielberg, but given his long history with big budget pictures, it's a relationship that should develop quite nicely.

Ivan Reitman Says 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Remade & 'Twins' Sequel Is Nothing More Than A Press Release

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 24, 2012 6:23 PM
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“We have a way of doing it,” director Ivan Reitman insisted in January 2011 about a compelling way to make a third "Ghostbusters" film. “I wasn’t going to do it until we found out [what that way was], and it is a generational story, actually – it’s effectively a generational story and it’s very well written. We’ll see if it actually gets made. It’s a scary thing to think about for me, because I’m fucking with my past, but at the same time, I don’t just want to chicken out on the challenge. But it’s a great story and great characters.”

Len Wiseman Hired To Direct Reboot Of Universal's 'The Mummy'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 5:34 PM
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Even though reviews for "Total Recall" were less than kind, and audiences at home mostly didn't care, it seems overseas is where Len Wiseman still matters. The ill advised, blandly directed and deathly dull remake pulled in less than $60 million stateside, but overseas? $114 million. Good lord. Anyway, it seems those figures are enough to convince Universal that the man who has fingers in the anonymous "Underworld" series, and dipped his toes in the "Die Hard" franchise with the largely disregarded "Live Free Or Die Hard" is the right guy to helm the all important reboot of "The Mummy."

First Pics Of Colin Firth & Nicole Kidman In 'The Railway Man'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 5:08 PM
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Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman together at last? That already puts this on up high on our must see list, but putting them in a potent drama that has them facing the horrors of WWII particularly makes this one worth keeping an eye on.

Hollywood Still Trying To Make A 'Mr. Ed' Movie For Some Reason

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 24, 2012 4:43 PM
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Bad ideas don't die in Hollywood...they just get passed on to another producer. As the lackuster $46 million take for "The Three Stooges" this spring proved, just because something is a brand name doesn't mean audiences will care. And yes, while Disney is bringing "The Lone Ranger" to the big screen next year, it has Johnny Depp, and we're willing to bet that the developing, never-say-die movie version of "Mr. Ed" won't. (Though if Depp did play the horse that would be awesome).
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