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'The Vault' & 'Nonplayer' Comics Start Their Journey To The Big Screen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 8, 2011 3:58 AM
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Franchises rule the roost in Hollywood these days, so here's a couple updates on some comics that are now winding their way to the big screen and may become a new tentpole in a theater near you.

Historically Accurate 'Spartacus' Movie On The Way Written By The Guy Who Penned '300' (Obviously)

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 20, 2011 5:08 AM
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Already the subject of Stanley Kubrick's 1960 film, the 2004 USA Network made-for-TV movie starring Goran Višnjić and the backdrop for Starz bloody and sexed up "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" and "Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena" it seems that GK Films feel that tale of Spartacus still needs to be told.

Review: 'Rango' Is A Sweetly Surreal Animated Western

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • March 2, 2011 4:59 AM
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It's strange to think that Gore Verbinski, an accomplished visual stylist who began in commercials (he was responsible for those "Bud-weis-er" talking bullfrog ads), would want to follow up the daunting and problem-plagued back-to-back shoots of the two latter 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movies with an animated film. Not only are animated films notoriously time-consuming and hard to crack, but this would be his first fully animated film and the debut feature film from Industrial Light & Magic, George Lucas' wizardly visual effects house. And this was supposed to be his "small" movie.

First Official Look At Angelina Jolie's Bosnia-Set Directorial Debut; Film Might Be In Black & White

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 22, 2010 2:44 AM
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Angelina Jolie Has Filmed Scenes In Both English & Bosnian Language VersionsWhile it hasn't been without its share of controversies, filming continues on Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, a currently untitled romantic drama, set during the Bosnian War, and following a love story between a Muslim woman and a Serbian man. As you might expect, the film has generated a lot of attention in the region given the subject matter and Jolie recently pulled back the shooting schedule in Bosnia due to political concerns.

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