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    Shawn Levy Takes Over 'This Is Where I Leave You' From Adam Shankman

    Putting together a cast that included Jason Bateman, Zac Efron, Goldie Hawn, Leslie Mann, Malin Akerman and Jason Sudeikis, earlier this year things were looking good for Adam Shankman's "This Is Where I Leave You." But when we caught up with the director last month at the Savanna...

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    Savannah Fest: Adam Shankman Says Making 'Hairspray' The Happiest Time Of His Life, Reveals He Initially Didn't Get The Job

    With Warner Bros. putting "Jersey Boys" into turnaround yesterday, it's another reminder that getting a musical made in Hollywood isn't easy. Generally big and expensive productions, not even a smattering of A-list stars in something like "Nine" can guarantee a success, but when they do connect with...

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    Review: 'Rock of Ages' Is Anything But a Good Time

    "Rock of Ages" will make you want to raise your arms...and then immediately plunge your fingers into your eyeballs for salvation (you can go back for seconds to rescue your ears). "Hairspray" helmer Adam Shankman directs this movie that will finally kill the '80s nostalgia that continues to plague u...

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    Adam Shankman Eyeing Former David Yates Drama 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    Well, Warner Bros seems eager to get this movie made. Initially Greg Berlanti was tapped to helm the pic before "This Is Where I Leave You" was offered up to David Yates last summer, as part of a handful of projects the studio was discussing with the director. But he's directing "...

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    Brett Ratner & Adam Shankman Line Up TV Pilots; Paz De La Huerta Exits 'Boardwalk Empire' & Louis CK Returns To 'Parks & Recreation'

    Listen, going to the movies rules, but sometimes, you just want to sit on the couch with giant bag of [insert favorite snack food here] and watch TV. And considering the insane of great stuff these days on the small screen, it doesn't take much convincing to stay home. So here's a brief roun...

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    Adam Shankman's 'Nutcracker' Will Be an "Action Adventure" (Of Course)

    With seemingly every fairy tale being adapted for the big screen in the next few years ("Snow White and the Huntsman," etc. etc. blah blah blah) in bigger and more extravagant ways, we're bracing ourselves for a choking onslaught of pixie dust. And one of the adaptations we could care ...

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    Happy Holidays! Adam Shankman To Direct Yet Another Version Of 'The Nutcracker'

    After 1993’s Macaulay Culkin-fronted “The Nutcracker” grossed $2.1 million and last year’s “The Nutcracker 3D” grossed $110,000, there’s absolutely no reason why New Line Cinema wouldn’t think it prudent to line up yet another update of the classic Tch...

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    Steve Martin & Alec Baldwin Eye 'Trading Places' Meets 'Grumpy Old Men' Comedy

    It looks like old pals, "Saturday Night Live" rivals and Oscar co-hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are going to make another movie together.

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    'Breaking Bad' Star Bryan Cranston Latest Addition To Randomly Assembled Cast For 'Rock of Ages'

    Justin Theroux Rewriting Script With Director Adam ShankmanIt's always satisfying when someone finds success later in life, having worked quietly for years, and we're delighted that the latest actor to follow that path is Bryan Cranston. The 55-year-old has credits stretching back 30 years, and achi...

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    Tom Cruise Not Quite Set For 'Mountains Of Madness'; Slowly Inching Forward To 'Rock Of Ages'

    Cruise Not Officially Signed On To Either Project Yet; Seth Rogen Denies His Musical InvolvementOK quickly, two things. While Tom Cruise will probably sign on to star in the musical "Rock of Ages" eventually, the man is notoriously picky so he must be asking for the script to be tweaked slightly or ...

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