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    So, Mike Myers Has Completed A Script For 'Wayne's World 3'

    Well, seeing as unnecessary sequels to “Twins,” “Ghostbusters,” and "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" continue to develop, why not add another one to the mix? While the last we heard from Mike Myers was that he was trying to get a fourth “Austin Powers” movie off the ground, it seems he’s turned hi...

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    Tyler Perry Continues To Broaden His Reach; Casts Colombian Actress Zulay Henao In 'Single Moms Club'

    Tyler Perry Continues To Broaden His Reach; Casts Colombian Actress Zulay Henao In 'Single Moms Club'

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    Watch: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Behind-The-Scenes Montage Plus Wally Pfister Talks Shooting 'Insomnia'

    Yes, we’re still talking about “The Dark Knight Rises,” and with the Blu-ray release around the corner and the awards season in full swing, it likely won't be the last you hear of it. And indeed, a new peek behind the hood has arrived as the behind-the-scenes featurettes from the home video release ...

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    5 African Filmmakers Awarded $10,000 Through Focus Features' Africa First Program

    Focus Features has chosen five winners for its 2012 Africa First Program, an initiative launched in 2008 that is dedicated to providing financial assistance for upcoming African filmmakers. Each filmmaker will be awarded $10,000 to be used for funding their films' pre-production, production, and/or ...

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    Kevin Eastman Is Now Comparing 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' To 'The Avengers,' 'The Raid' & 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    While the Michael Bay-produced “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot continues to fight its way through leaked script drafts and halted production borne from budget issues, the spotlight has forced its way over on “Turtles' co-creator Kevin Eastman, who has the necessary job of...

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    Warner Bros. Sued By Tolkien Estate, Peter Jackson Responds To Animal Care Claims On 'The Hobbit'

    Perhaps it was Peter Jackson's uncanny concealment of the initial LOTR trilogy's production, or maybe just a smoother process the first time through, but as the December release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” draws closer, the ominous swirl of technical criticisms and cor...

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    Sexism Watch: The Hollywood Reporter Writer's Roundtable 2012

    I’m a scriptwriter who writes scripts that tell stories about women. Scriptwriting’s a solitary activity most of the time and it’s arduous, but the voices of other scriptwriters talking about writing nourishes me and my work. Often it doesn’t make a lot of difference if I hea...

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    Sam Claflin, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth Now Among Frontrunners For Harry Osborne In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    How quickly a studio (or a trade?) change their minds. Not even a week, it was reported that a trio of indie types -- Brady Corbet, Dane DeHaan and Alden Ehrenreich -- were leading the pack to take over James Franco's old part of Harry Osborne, best pal to Peter Parker, and son of Green Goblin Norma...

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    Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson & Director James Wan Will Return For 'Insidious 2'; Film Set For August 2013 Release

    Considering it was one of the most profitable films of 2011 -- $97 million in ticket sales off a paltry 1. $1.5 million budget, that’s a lot of profit-- we’re surprised this wasn’t announced sooner. Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson and director James Wan will all return to reprise the...

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    Canon, USA-Sponsored Surrealist-Thriller 'All Tomorrow's Children' Set To Begin Production Dec 1

    Speaking of black filmmakers telling unconventional stories... this upcoming project from New York-based award-winning filmmaker, Jon-Carlos Evans (photo above), is one to watch. 

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