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    Paramount & MGM Backing Brett Ratner's 'Hercules' Starring Dwayne Johnson, Shooting Starts Early Next Year

    Ah, Brett Ratner. The much-beloved filmmaker behind such fondly remembered classics as "Rush Hour," "Rush Hour 2" and "Rush Hour 3" is so popular among the film blogging community that every one of his new projects is greeted with a collective 'huzzah!' on the Internet. His fine eye for material, an...

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer For Anthology Comedy 'Movie 43' Starring Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Emma Stone & Every Star On The Planet

    What do you get when you put together twelve directors, way more stars and producing power of Peter Farrelly? Well, it's "Movie 43" a portmanteau of comedy that looks like it'll be wearing it's R-rating with pride. And a new red band trailer has dropped to let audiences know ju...

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    'The Flamingo Kid' Getting A Remake Courtesy Of Brett Ratner

    While never approaching the realm of a genre classic, even the most ardent detractor of Brett Ratner had to be surprised by 2011's “Tower Heist,” his most competent and enjoyable film since “Rush Hour 2.” Alan Arkin and the return of Eddie Murphy, Actor, helped that film greatly. But meanwhile, Ratn...

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    Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire: Shawn Levy Replaces Brett Ratner On 'The 39 Clues'

    Even for a series of books with a youngish fanbase, it must have been dispiriting for those with a vested interest in "The 39 Clues," a series of adventure novels written by multiple authors, which number 15 to date, that Steven Spielberg, who was initially eying the project as a potential...

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    Brett Ratner To Direct 'Midnight Run 2' With The Writers Of 'G.I. Joe: Rise Of The Cobra' Penning The Script

    Talked about for years and years, we figured the proposed sequel to "Midnight Run" was one of those things -- like "Ghostbusters 3" -- that was never going to happen for a variety of reasons. But who knew that Brett Ratner, of all people, was going to be the guy to get this thing...

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    Brett Ratner Eyes Directing Adaptation Of 'I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story Of The Music Video Revolution'

    You know, we give Brett Ratner a lot of heat around here -- and he can certainly make it easy -- but in the case of "I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story Of The Music Video Revolution," this is actually a project perfectly suited for the producer and director.

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    Comeback Trail For Brett Ratner Includes Directing A GLAAD Campaign & Jennifer Lopez Video

    Somewhere along the way during the press circuit for "Tower Heist" last fall, Brett Ratner's brain malfunctioned. In a string of high publicized incidents, the director managed to brag about banging Olivia Munn, tell a Q&A audience that rehearsals were for "fags" before g...

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    Brett Ratner & Adam Shankman Line Up TV Pilots; Paz De La Huerta Exits 'Boardwalk Empire' & Louis CK Returns To 'Parks & Recreation'

    Listen, going to the movies rules, but sometimes, you just want to sit on the couch with giant bag of [insert favorite snack food here] and watch TV. And considering the insane of great stuff these days on the small screen, it doesn't take much convincing to stay home. So here's a brief roun...

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    Brian Grazer Steps in as 84th Academy Awards Producer

    Oscar winner Brian Grazer is stepping in to produce the 84th Academy Awards with Don Mischer, AMPAS president Tom Sherak said Wednesday. The news comes in the wake of Brett Ratner's departure from the event earlier this week. Today, Eddie Murphy withdrew as host of the ceremony earlier today. ...

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