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    Sony Lands Sorkin for Steve Jobs Biopic

    Following up on their successful collaboration on David Fincher's "The Social Network," Sony and producer Scott Rudin are bringing on Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs' bestselling biography. The project is being produced by Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon C...

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    Aaron Sorkin Confirmed To Write Ashton Kutcher-Free Steve Jobs Biopic For Sony

    Is Steve Jobs the new Truman Capote? Ever since the pioneering genius behind Apple and Pixar passed away last year, Hollywood types have been jostling to make a film about him, just as we saw multiple biopics of the "In Cold Blood" writer a half-decade or so ago, with "Capote" an...

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    Lance Reddick To Star In Dark, Futuristic Web Series For Justin Lin's YouTube Channel

    A sign of the times... did you miss the YouTube Upfronts?

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    'Warrior' Star Frank Grillo Joins The Cast Of Kathryn Bigelow's Bin Laden Movie

    At this point, we're beginning to suspect that in order to cast her still-untitled film about the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden, Kathryn Bigelow incepted us, found out all our favorite actors and actresses, and put them in her movie. First, she cast Australian actor Jason Clarke from "Bro...

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    'Orphan' Star Isabelle Fuhrman To Lead David Gordon Green's 'Suspiria' Remake

    We're about to move towards yet another act of David Gordon Green's career. The filmmaker started off with "George Washington," "All The Real Girls" and "Undertow" as a possible heir to Terrence Malick's meditative indie throne, but took a severe left-turn a...

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    Is Edgar Wright Shooting Some Of 'Ant-Man' This Year As Well As 'The World's End'?

    Some directors -- very few, when it comes down to it -- are terrifyingly prolific. Steven Soderbergh, Michael Winterbottom, Woody Allen -- all of them seem to make pretty much a film a year like clockwork, and sometimes even more than that. But given scheduling issues, financing problems, and, for t...

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    The Weinsteins Acquire Cannes Pic 'The Sapphires' & Have Their Eye On James Gray's 'Low Life'

    Everything kicks off tomorrow, but the dealmaking has already begun at the Cannes Film Festival and Harvey Weinstein is already busy shaking hands and signing contracts.

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    First Look: Gorgeous Images From LAFF Narrative Competitor 'Dead Man's Burden'

    Producer Jared Moshe ("Silver Tongues," "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel") makes the leap the director's chair with his debut feature "Dead Man's Burden." The Western, starring David Call ("Tiny Furniture") and newcomer Clare Bowen, is making its world premiere in the Narrative Competi...

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    'Contagion' Writer Scott Z. Burns To Pen 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Sequel

    We don't need to rehash the story of how "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" became the unexpected box office hit of last summer. We'll let the $480 million-plus worldwide haul for the movie speak for itself. The sequel has been brewing for a while now, with Fox locking up Andy Serkis...

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