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    Warner Bros. Looking To Reboot 'Gremlins'

    Oh please, let's not pretend be shocked anymore. Yet another beloved childhood movie that many grew up with and was near and dear to our hearts is being tossed into the possible reboot/remake mill. Just don't feed it after midnight.

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    Brett Ratner's 'Hercules' With Dwayne Johnson Gets A Summer 2014 Release Date

    Yep, it's officially official. Late last year, MGM and Paramount decided to team up to back the Brett Ratner directed "Hercules," starring Dwayne Johnson. We hoped that it might be a cruel joke on us all, but alas, it's moving forward.

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    Dwayne Johnson's 'Hercules' Film Set For August 2014 Release

    Over two months ago (HERE) Courtney told you about this new Hercules film project starring Dwayne Johnson, to be directed by Brett Ratner. If you've been waiting to find out when it's coming out - sit down and relax; You have some time.

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    Pressman To Produce De Palma Biopic Starring Pacino as Paterno

    Producer Edward R. Pressman ("Wall Street") has optioned feature film rights to New York Times best seller "Paterno" by sports journalist Joe Posnanski. Ex-CAA partner-turned-manager Rick Nicita will also produce the biopic to star his client Al Pacino as Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. And w...

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    Dyana Gaye's Feature Debut 'Des Etoiles' Locks Its Cast + Shooting Starts February 4

    Great news on a project we've been tracking since it first showed up on oury radar in the fall of 2011... first a brief catch-up...

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    Al Pacino & Brian De Palma Reteam For Joe Paterno Story 'Happy Valley'

    Al Pacino has had a thing for playing real life figures lately. He earned critical acclaim for playing Jack Kevorkian in HBO's "You Don't Know Jack," he returned to the network for the upcoming and still untitled Phil Spector movie directed by David Mamet, and now he's taking o...

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    A24 Bags Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring' With Emma Watson and Paris Hilton

    New distributor A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Sofia Coppola’s new film “The Bling Ring,” starring Emma Watson, for a June release. The collaboration is unsurprising since the company is set to release “Bling Ring” producer (and Sofia’s brother) Roman Coppola&rsq...

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    Making 'Roots,' Making TV History: Discussion w/ Ben Vereen, Lou Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton, Leslie Uggams

    I hope to attend this... details from the MoMI press release...

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    Salli Richardson-Whitfield Named Celebrity Host Of 21st Annual Pan African Film Festival

    The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) has named Salli Richardson-Whitfield its Celebrity Host for the festival's 21st Annual edition.

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    Distributors A24 Pick Up Sofia Coppola's 'The Bling Ring,' Slated For June Release

    You can't really argue the taste of up-and-coming film distributors A24. They've just released their first film, Roman Coppola's "A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III," and their upcoming slate includes Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" and Sally Potter&...

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