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    Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx & Dane DeHaan

    As far as superhero reboots go, "room for improvement" was probably the best way to sum up 2012's "The Amazing Spider-Man." Certainly financially, the film made a very healthy $750 million worldwide, but that's still less than any of the three Sam Raimi films that preceded it. And creatively, the fi...

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    El Rey Network Scores Alfred Molina for Kurtzman/Orci Original Action Series, 'Matador' Premiering in July on Robert Rodriguez's New Cable Network

    Genre filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network announced today that Alfred Molina (The Da Vinci Code, Spider Man) has been cast as Andres Galan in the network's upcoming scripted original set to premiere July 2014. Previously announced cast members include Gabriel Luna, Nicky Whelan and Neil Hopk...

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    Josh Trank Out, Alex Kurtzman To Co-Write & Direct 'Venom'; Drew Goddard Writing 'Sinister Six''

    Zoinks. With Marvel's "Avengers" franchises expanding, and "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" widening the X-universe over at Fox, it was only a matter of time before Sony looked at the world of "Spider-Man" and seized on a massive opportunity to bombard us with brands and sequels tell new and exciting st...

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    The CW Plans a Reboot of George A. Romero Anthology Series 'Tales From The Darkside'

    Horror on TV has been making a huge comeback over the past few years with shows like "The Walking Dead," "American Horror Story" and "Hemlock Grove" scaring the heck out of us with shock and gore. The CW is adding to the thrill with a new adaptation of George A. Romero's "Tales From The Darkside" in...

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    Romance Classic 'Ghost' Becoming A TV Show, 'Tales From The Darkside' Rebooted

    Because a movie and/or TV show in a catalog at a studio is now something that be licensed, rebranded and repackaged and resold, a romantic classic and cult series are getting fresh life on the small screen.

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    Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner Return To Write 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'

    While fans long for studios to take bolder risks with comic properties -- R-rated Batman! Gritty Daredevil! -- the bottom line is, as long as these franchises need to answer to shareholders, and make big profits, they have to play within the parameters of mainstream entertainment. Which easily expla...

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    Rumor: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Helmer Jon M. Chu Contender To Direct 'Star Trek 3'; Kurtzman/Orci Will Write The Film

    A couple of weeks back an offhand comment by Zachary Quinto set nerds into a lather as it was suggested that J.J. Abrams—tasked with helming "Star Wars: Episode 7"—was somehow going to find time to direct "Star Trek 3" in time for a 2016 release. Keep dreaming, we said. And it would appear that our ...

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    Star Trek Into Darkness

    Here’s the good news: J.J. Abrams and his writing team haven’t dropped the ball. This sequel to their 2009 reboot of "Star Trek" is lively, well-made popcorn entertainment.

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    Robert Rodriguez's 'From Dusk Till Dawn' Is Going To Be A TV Show Now

    You would think with two movies coming this year -- "Machete Kills" and "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" -- that would be more than enough on Robert Rodriguez's plate. But that would be to misunderstand the work ethic of the filmmaker, who always seems to be juggling a half dozen different things at a...

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    ‘Men In Black’ Scribe To Rewrite ‘Colossus’ For Will Smith; Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Team For Sci-Fi 'Sagittarius A'

    A few years back, we shared the news that a fledgling writer, Jason Rothenberg, seemed like he might be about to blow up, having been commissioned to pen a Will Smith-starring remake of 1970s sci-fi film “Colossus: The Forbin Project,” along with Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Twilight Zone” reboot. But i...

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