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    F. Gary Gray To Direct N.W.A. Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' Leaving George Nolfi & Russo Brothers For 'Captain America 2'

    ...and then there were two. It was just over a week ago when it was announced that Marvel was looking at George Nolfi ("The Adjustment Bureau"), F. Gary Gray ("Friday," "The Italian Job") and Joe and Anthony Russo ("Welcome To Collinwood," "You, Me & ...

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    Ridley Scott Says MPAA Needs To Get Their "House In Order," Does This Mean PG-13 Rating For 'Prometheus'?

    “Right now I don’t know where we are. The question is, do you go for the PG-13, or do you go for what it should be, which is R? Financially it makes quite a difference, or the risk makes quite a difference, and yet you also have to apply the question — if you soften it, will you fi...

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    'Lowest Grossing Film of All Time' To Get GoDigital Release

    "Zyzzyx Road" -- reportedly the lowest grossing film of all time -- is getting a summer digital release though GoDigital, it was announced today.

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    WGA Leaders Urge NEA to Reconsider PBS Funding Cuts

    Bad news for Cookie Monster: "C" is for cuts!

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    David Gordon Green's 'Suspiria' Remake Gets Financed, Shooting Starts In September

    We have to admit, we thought that after the double-whammy of flops in "Your Highness" and "The Sitter," David Gordon Green might have trouble getting his ambitious redo of Dario Argento's "Suspiria" off the ground. At least at a studio, anyway. But the resilient fil...

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    Exclusive: Trailer For 'A Green Story' Starring Shannon Elizabeth Premiering At L.A. Greek Film Festival

    While Shannon Elizabeth was back on the big screen last weekend in "American Reunion," reprising the role of Nadia that made her famous, an entirely different side of the actress will be on display in the upcoming biopic "A Green Story." 

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    Hollywood & Crime - B.B. King Sued For Attempting To Stop Biopic (But Not His)

    And just as I posted an entry taking a look at the 50+ biopics based on the lives of public black figures, wondering which, if any of them, would be made, with one of the prevalent hold-ups being interference from families of the subject, estates, other influential figures, and, in some cases, ...

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    Watch: New 'Brave' Featurette Reveals New Footage, Plot Specifics

    Disney's French YouTube channel (via Bleeding Cool) has debuted a new, minute-long featurette for their upcoming Disney/Pixar fairy tale "Brave." The piece seems to be part of a larger marketing scheme called "Brave Stories" that we'll probably see in America on the Disney Channel or ABC's Saturday ...

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    Alex Proyas Lines Up Adaptation Of Robert A. Heinlein's 'The Unpleasant Profession Of Jonathan Hoag'

    Big-screen adaptations of Robert A. Heinlein's books haven't had a great history. The two most notable entries -- "Starship Troopers" and "The Puppet Masters" -- deviated heavily from the source material (as fun as the former movie was) leaving fans wanting for a more fai...

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    Angelina Jolie Circles Role In Ridley Scott's 'The Counselor'

    With Disney giving Angelina Jolie's big fairy tale movie "Maleficent" a March 14, 2014 release date yesterday, will the actress have time to squeeze in another movie before cameras roll this summer? If so, it will be one of the hottest projects brewing.

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