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    Eddie Murphy Is The Most Overpaid Actor In Hollywood According To Forbes

    Once seen as a series of soaring precedents afforded to Hollywood's best and brightest, the massive paychecks given to high-profile actors and directors today have since grown smaller with the film industry's cost-cutting measures. However, for an elite group of individuals, their price tag ...

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    Steve Agee and Rob Schrab Writing 'Freaks and Geeks'-Style Coming-of-Age Comedy at FX

    Comedians Steve Agee and Rob Schrab are co-writing an untitled coming-of-age comedy now in development at FX. The project comes via Jack Black‘s production company Electric Dynamite and is "tonally similar to cult fave 'Freaks And Geeks.'"

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    The Spoils: Why It's Smart for Millennium Entertainment to Push Jack Black's 'Bernie' Performance for Awards

    As even the casual observer knows, awards season is only partially about quality. Yes, from November to February every year talented people are often rewarded for wonderful film work, but only a fool would argue that those honorees and nominees are definitive. Aside from the inevitably debatable res...

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    Jack Black & Richard Linklater May Collaborate Again On A Bowling Movie; 'Before Midnight' Looking At An Early 2013 Festival Premiere

    Screeners have gone out and filmmaker Richard Linklater ("Dazed & Confused") and Jack Black are already campaigning for their surprise indie hit "Bernie," which hit theaters earlier this year and collected a cool $9.2 million with its widest release being 332 theaters. A big player on VOD as well, "...

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    Jack Black Says They're Only $10 Million Short On The Budget For Charlie Kaufman's 'Frank Or Francis'

    Where's Megan Ellison when you need her? Still remaining unmade, and looking more and more likely to remain so, is Charlie Kaufman's ambitious, musical, Hollywood satire "Frank Or Francis." Even though it's housed at Sony, in this tentpole-heavy world, the movie unsurprisingly ...

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    Comic-Con: Dreamworks Announces Third 'Kung Fu Panda' & Upcoming Animation Slate

    DreamWorks announces at Comic-Con that a third "Kung Fu Panda" is in the works, which is not surprising given the Jack Black animated panda franchise has grossed more than $1.2 billion worldwide...

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    EW Lists '50 Greatest Movies You've Never Seen'... Made After 1991

    Entertainment Weekly has compiled a list of the "50 Greatest Movies You've Never Seen." The list only spans the past two decades, which is unfortunate because, chances are, many of the 50 greatest films you haven't seen were made before 1992...

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    Jack Black Says 'The Big Year' With Steve Martin & Owen Wilson Was A "Career Nadir"

    Jack Black, for the all the success he's had in films like "The School Of Rock" or the "Kung Fu Panda" movies, is no stranger to flops. "Year One" anybody? How about "Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny"? But it seems one much more recent movie is an effort...

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    Jack Black To Sow 'Wild Oats' With Shirley MacLaine, Alan Arkin And Jacki Weaver

    Clearly, Jack Black made one too many "Gulliver's Travels" or "A Big Year" -- in the last twelve months or so, the comic star (who just released a new record under his Tenacious D guise) has veered mostly away from big studio comedies to more interesting sounding indie-type ...

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    Richard Linklater and Jack Black On the Real-Life Story Behind 'Bernie'

    "Bernie" marks Richard Linklater's reunion with his "School of Rock" star Jack Black, but it's in no way a retread of their earlier collaboration. It's a whole other beast.

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