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    Paramount Plots Remake Of Alfred Hitchcock's 'Suspicion' With 'The Killing' Showrunner Veena Sud To Write The Script

    Helmer Brian DePalma has stated on numerous occasions that his directorial style and even screenwriting has been influenced directly by the work of Alfred Hitchcock, a director who few would argue was a master of visual storytelling. Though while DePalma took his Hitchcock influence and incorporated...

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    Gore Verbinski Updates Us On 'The Lone Ranger,' Cary Fukunaga's 'Spaceless,' Chris Milk's 'Bitterroot' & More

    Yesterday, we ran our conversation with "Rango" director Gore Verbinski, where he shared his inspirations for the Best Animated Feature nominee and discussed the development of the film's distinct and unique aesthetic. But with a director as talented and in-demand as Verbinski, he's got a number of ...

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    'Waiting To Exhale' Sequel To Continue Without Whitney Houston; National Enquirer Planning Doc On Late Singer

    As you already know, Whitney Houston tragically passed away over the weekend, in a shocking death that brought in condolences from around the world. The chart topping singer had spent most of the last few years more on the tabloid pages than on the pop charts, but was poised for something of a comeb...

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    Rafe Spall In Talks To Headline Working Title Rom-Com 'I Give It A Year,' From 'Borat' Writer Dan Mazer

    Few companies have had as much success with the romantic comedy as British studio Working Title Films. While the company have had something of a banner year, thanks to the success of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," "Senna," "Johnny English Reborn" and "Contraband,&quo...

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    'Game Of Thrones' Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Joins Tom Cruise In Sci-Fi 'Oblivion,' Presumably Won't Push A Child Out A Window

    Even if it wasn't one of the best new TV series of 2011 (perhaps beat only by "Homeland"), "Game of Thrones" would have been manna from heaven for casting directors: a cast of attractive young stars, who get to show their action and acting chops, pre-picked by one of the best...

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    Cohen Media Group Nabs 'The Other Son' Out of Berlin

    Cohen Media Group has acquired "The Other Son" out of the 2012 Berlin market, for U.S. distribution. This marks the company's second buy out of Berlinale, following their acquisition of the festival's opening night film, "Farewell, My Queen." Full release below:...

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    Good Lord: Paramount Turning That Talking Dog YouTube Video Into An Actual Feature Length Movie

    We try not to be cynical. We try not to let the continual spate of comic book adaptations, board game movies and tired remakes get us down. We try to resist the urge to sit in our garage with the engine running when "Transformers: The Dark Of The Moon" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: O...

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    Will The 'The Adventures Of Tintin' Sequel Begin Shooting This Year?

    While the domestic box office for "The Adventures Of Tintin" barely made it over $75 million -- a disappointment to be sure -- internationally, the film slayed and the worldwide box office topped off at just over $370 million, which isn't too bad. A sequel has always been the plan, wit...

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    Emmanuel Lubezki Wins Best Cinematography Prize For 'The Tree Of Life' At ASC Awards

    Awards ceremonies...it's easy to lose track of them all at this time of year, isn't it. We had the BAFTAs this weekend, and the music industry also celebrated their biggest bash with the Grammys taking place on Sunday, but there's another important award that has been handed out that shouldn't be ig...

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    The National Enquirer Gets Into Filmmaking Biz; Producing Whitney Houston Documentary

    And it'll be a classy piece of non-fiction cinema I'm sure :-/

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