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    Film District Hires Three Marketing Execs and Gets a COO

    FilmDistrict has made three marketing hires: Tracy Pollard as senior VP creative advertising, Brad Goldberg as senior VP media, and Anna Baxter as senior VP digital marketing. Additionally, longtime FilmDistrict executive Adrian Alperovich, most recently president of acquisitions and operations...

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    Robert Iger Picks Ex-Warners Chief Alan Horn to Run Disney Studio; Sharp Choice

    This time Disney got it right. In the wake of Disney chairman Bob Iger's failed experiment in promoting from within, placing at the studio helm Disney Channel exec Rich Ross, who faced a learning curve in motion pictures and took the fall for $200-million write-off "John Carter," Iger has put ex-War...

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    Disney Bumps 'Lone Ranger' Back To Independence Day 2013, Makes Minor Date Adjustment On 'Thor 2'

    You've just seen 20th Century Fox start to fill their 2014 slate and make some 2013 release date moves as well. Dreamworks & Disney's Steven Spielberg collaboration "Robopocalypse" just got pushed back an entire year (it hasn't started shooting yet) and now it's time fo...

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    Taylor Kitsch Says He Won't Be Finnick Odair In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    While the rumors continue to swirl about who will be playing Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," as fast as names pop up, they're being swatted down. Robert Pattinson was the first to pour cold water on claims he might be snagging the role, and just a couple of days aft...

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    Voices Assemble! Beyonce, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Knoxville, Aziz Ansari, Jason Sudeikis & Steven Tyler Are 'Epic'

    20th Century Fox and Blue Sky have certainly never been shy about padding out their animated movies with as many big time celebrity voices as possible, and while the jury is still out on whether or not it makes a difference to the quality of the end product, it certainly can't hurt, and it makes...

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    Fox Will Re-Release 'Independence Day' In 3D + Dates For 'X-Men: 1st Class' & 'Apes' Sequels

    Announced via press release moments ago... Twentieth Century Fox unveiled several new additions to its 2013-14 release slate, including a 3D version of the film that we could say helped launch Will Smith to superstardom status - Independence Day (or ID4).

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    'X-Men: First Class' & 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes' Sequels Set For Summer 2014; 'Independence Day 3D' Hits July 3, 2013

    Ironically, some of us were just having this conversation this morning. Would 20th Century Fox rush its "X-Men: First Class" sequel into production like they did in 2010 for its 2011 release (there was about an eight-month window to shoot and edit the picture and the film suffered bec...

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    'Jupiter Ascending' Plot Rumored To Be Pretty Much Like 'Snow White And The Huntsman'; Joseph Gordon-Levitt Eyed For Role

    Just like Woody Allen or Terrence Malick, The Wachowskis don't like to share what their movies are about until they're good and ready to, but as these things generally tend to go, somebody somewhere usually gets their hands on some kind of material and shares it with somebody else and before...

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Lucy Mulloy's Tribeca Award-Winner 'Una Noche'

    Acquisitions from the Tribeca Film Festival are starting to trickle in, with Sundance Selects picking up North American rights to Lucy Mulloy’s “Una Noche” Thursday. After its world premiere at the Berlin fest, Mulloy’s debut feature won a trio of awards in competition at Tri...

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