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15 Young Adult Fiction Properties That Could Be The Next 'Twilight' Or 'Hunger Games'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 23, 2012 11:56 AM
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Today sees the release of "The Hunger Games," the much anticipated adaptation of the popular young adult novel series about a future in which children are forced to compete in a fight to the death for the entertainment of the overclass, and to help their district fight off starvation. The books have been bestsellers, and Lionsgate have pegged the film to be their own answer to another hugely popular teen-skewing franchise, vampire romances "Twilight." And it looks as if the gamble has paid off, with most prognosticators pegging the film to open well over $100 million in the U.S. this weekend.

Hermoine Meets Jacob: Emma Watson Top Contender To Join Taylor Lautner In 'Incarceron'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 11, 2011 4:46 AM
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Taylor Lautner may have found his leading lady, and it's an actress who, like Jacob himself, is no stranger to tentpole fare.

Blake Lively, Jennifer Lawrence & Emma Watson Frontrunners To Join Taylor Lautner In 'Incarceron'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 12, 2011 2:20 AM
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  • 14 Comments
Lautner Also Attached To 'Bourne'-Esque Spy Vehicle With filming now underway on the final "Twilight" movie, the two-part werewolf-falls-in-love-with-a-baby extravaganza that is "Breaking Dawn," the franchise's three leads are starting to look to their careers beyond the confines of Forks, Washington. Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are, to their credit, trying to work with top talent on high-class projects, with the former signing last week to star in David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis," while the latter will appear, most likely looking bored and sleepy, in Walter Salles' adaptation of Jack Kerouac's "On The Road" later in the year.

Taylor Lautner Is Going To Prison In 'Incarceron'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 9, 2010 8:48 AM
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Make no mistake about it, the buff bod of Taylor Lautner is being groomed to be Hollywood's next action star. He recently wrapped the thriller "Abduction" directed by John Singleton, he's set to become "Stretch Armstrong" for Universal, and now a new pic that will allow him to go shirtless and flex his muscles is on the way.

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