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Fox Reshuffles Lineup, Bumps 'Rise Of The Apes' To Thanksgiving, 'Mr. Popper's Penguins' To June

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • January 15, 2011 4:12 AM
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Andrew Niccol's 'Now,' David Gordon Green's 'The Sitter' Also Shift DatesWith the news of the March 2012 launch of Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" comes a wave of rescheduling on the part of Fox, restructuring their 2011 and 2012 lineups for maximum strategic effect. The biggest changes emerge from the release date shuffling of prospective blockbusters "Mr. Popper's Penguins" and "Rise of the Apes," the former being bumped upwards, the other moving from a summer to a winter slot.

Bella Heathcote Joins 'Twylight Zones' & 'Cogan's Trade' With Brad Pitt

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 14, 2010 8:57 AM
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Newcomer Bella Heathcote is having a good week. Less than a day after it was revealed that the actress was among the frontrunners to land the plum, titular role in "Snow White & The Huntsman" (more on that in a second) now comes word that she will be appearing in two very high-profile upcoming projects.

'The Muppets' Now Called 'The Muppets Movie,' Release Date Bumped Up A Month To November 23, 2011

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 9, 2010 4:24 AM
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Plus Release Dates (& Changes) For 'The Company Men,' 'Now' and 'Piranha 3DD'Lots of little changes this week for Jason Segel's "Muppets" movie starring himself, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones and a bevy of cameos including Zach Galiafinakis, Emily Blunt, Ricky Gervais, Jack Black, Alan Arkin, Jean Claude Van Damme, but not fellow Apatow troupe member Paul Rudd (surely there will be many more cameos announced).

Alex Pettyfer Joins 'Now,' Added To List For 'Giant Killer' & Set To Star In Biopic Of James Hunt

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2010 4:05 AM
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Matt Bomer Also Joins 'Now'; Max Irons Also In The Mix For 'Giant Killer'When the New York Times reported over the weekend, in the midst of their article about DreamWorks, that Alex Pettyfer, the lead in the upcoming teens-and-aliens flick "I Am Number Four," was being groomed as the next Shia LaBeouf, we believed it. Now Monday morning, the actor has joined one high profile project, is being considered for another and is attached to a developing biopic. Not bad for an actor that until now was best known for playing the lead in "Alex Rider: Stormbreaker."

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