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    Brad Bird Taking A Look At Directing 'Here There Be Monsters'

    Yep, it's another this-guy-might-do-something story, so bear with us. We know. That being said, it involves Brad Bird, the geek fave behind "The Incredibles" and of course, the smash hit "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol." And while that film is kind a bummer because it ...

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    Jim Sheridan To Write & Direct Reimagining Of Mike Newell's 'Into The West'

    Jim Sheridan is coming off a pretty ugly rough patch. The Oscar nominee has been stumbling ever since "In America," inexplicably helming the 50 Cent movie "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'," having his underrated remake of "Brothers" undeservedly ignored and then flopping har...

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    'Law & Order: SVU' Star Christopher Meloni To Play Dodgers Manager Leo Durocher In Jackie Robinson Film ’42′

    Back in December, it was reported that newcomer Chadwick Boseman would be highlighting the Brian Helgeland-helmed Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” portraying the first black baseball player to play in the Major Leagues. It was surely exciting news for Boseman, as well as for once-reliable ac...

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    Marc Forster To Conjure Up 'The War Magician'

    "And for my next trick...I'm going to make the Suez Canal disappear!" While he may not have said that exactly, magician Jasper Maskelyne did accomplish that feat to stunned onlookers, one of his many amazing illusions during World War II which included hiding the port of Alexandria Har...

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    Jane Goldman Adapting Eisner Award-Winning Comic 'Nonplayer' For Warner Bros.

    Beloved and beautiful geek scribe Jane Goldman has her hands full. In addition to penning this weekend's gothic Hammer horror story "The Woman In Black," she's lined up a number of big projects. And while there's a chance one of them may or may not be involved in the forthcoming "X-Men: First Class"...

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    Kate Hudson Reinvents Herself As An Action Star For 'Everly'

    To say that Kate Hudson hasn’t lived up to her fullest potential in the past decade is a bit of an understatement; while she was great as the heartbreaking band aide Penny Lane in Cameron Crowe’s classic “Almost Famous,” she’s been mostly reduced to fare like “My ...

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    Russell Crowe Being Eyed For MGM's 'RoboCop' Reboot

    Oh, the trades. In their eternal pissing match to shout "first!" or "toldja!" some irritating practices have come into play of late which finds them making sure they toss every little morsel of info they have out there -- even it means burying it in other stories -- or hitting Tw...

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    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett Stars In Philip Ridley's Stage Play "The Pitchfork Disney"

    British actor Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) has a starring role as titular character Cosmo Disney in the Arcola Theatre's production of Philip Ridley's The Pitchfork Disney.

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    Joe Carnahan To Direct 'Cross Brothers'; Ralph Fiennes & Bryan Singer Sought For 'Imitation Game' & David Yates Takes 'A Reliable Wife'

    Very occasionally, the trades do something known in the journalism trade as "burying the lede" -- dropping a hint of a separate story in a piece about something else entirely, which can often be passed over at first glance. As it turns out, there's been a couple of examples of thi...

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    Russell Crowe & Liam Neeson Circle Darren Aronofsky's Biblical Epic 'Noah'

    First it was Christian Bale, but then he got preoccupied with two Terrence Malick films (not bad work if you can get it. Then the idea of Michael Fassbender was floated around, but as much as we love Fassy, we know in the eyes of studios he can’t float a $130 million dollar ambitious epic &nda...

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