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    Dwayne Johnson Signs Up For Potential Franchise About Guardian Teddy Bears Based On A Picture

    Dwayne Johnson has signed up to produce and potentially star in a New Line pick-up that's said to be based on an illustration. Yes, just a single illustration. Ideas can come from anywhere, right? Even Twitter accounts, as we've seen in the past.

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    Bill Hader Reportedly Taking Over David Hasselhoff's Swimwear In New 'Baywatch' Movie

    We're still a little puzzled that Bill Hader isn't a bigger star. The actor's consistently been a highlight of "Saturday Night Live" since he joined the show in 2005, and has stolen the show in films including "Hot Rod," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Tropic Thunder," "Adventureland" and "Superbad," ...

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    Sorry Henry Selick, Ron Howard Is Now In Talks To Direct Neil Gaiman's 'The Graveyard Book'

    You gotta kind of feel for Henry Selick. The man behind "Coraline" didn't have a great 2012, with his Disney/Pixar project "Shadow King" getting scrapped and shelved when no other studio wanted it. And while he was attached to direct Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book...

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    Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell Launch New Female-Driven Production Company Tangerine Entertainment

    With Sundance in full swing, independent film industry veterans Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell today launched their female-driven production company, Tangerine Entertainment. The company is branded to character-based features directed by women.

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    Rotterdam - Nigerian Producer Ikechukwu Omenaihe's 'In Silence And In Tears' (Doomed Outcasts)

    The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has unveiled the 74 young film producers who will take part in the 13th edition of Rotterdam Lab, part of CineMart.

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    Watch: Trailer For Brit Cop Thriller 'The Sweeney' Starring Ray Winstone & Hayley Atwell

    How's this for confidence? Months before the movie opened in the U.K., Vertigo Films felt so good about their big screen version of the cult Brit TV cop show "The Sweeney," that they got development going on a sequel. Now whether that actually comes to pass remains to be seen (it divid...

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    Benedict Cumberbatch's WikiLeaks Movie Now Titled 'The Fifth Estate,' Will Hit Theaters On November 15th

    We're still over a month away from the 2013 Oscars, but consider the 2014 season open, courtesy of DreamWorks. The company (who are leading the field with "Lincoln" this year) have been prepping their WikiLeaks movie, directed by "Gods and Monsters" and "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" helmer Bill Condon, ...

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    Trailer For Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen' Debuts (Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett)

    Trailer For Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen' Debuts (Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett)

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    David Fincher May Direct 'Gone Girl' For Fox & Reese Witherspoon

    So let's do a bit of recap: As you might remember, the studio put David Fincher on three-month hold last October, as they set about making a decision about the Jules Verne adaptation "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea." Certainly, there's been no word on the project since then, and...

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    Rotterdam - South African Filmmaker Jahmil X.T. Qubeka's Noir Homage 'Of Good Report'

    South African filmmaker Jahmil X.T. Qubeka (you may recall his last feature film, A Small Town Called Descent, was profiled on this site), will see his follow-up to that film, Of Good Report, make its World Premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam's 42nd edition, which runs Jan...

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