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CinemaCon: Fox Launches 'Walter Mitty' Oscar Campaign, Bullock & McCarthy's 'The Heat'

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood April 29, 2013 at 7:40PM

Last year Twentieth Century Fox used its CinemaCon presentation to wow exhibitors with glorious footage from Ang Lee's "Life of Pi," and instantly established the 3-D epic as a major Oscar contender. This year, solo chairman Jim Gianopulos, no longer paired with now-departed Tom Rothman, introduced his upcoming slate with impressive footage from Ben Stiller's ambitious cinematic retelling of the classic James Thurber New Yorker short story, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

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