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    Here's Johnny: Check Out These Cool Film Posters Riffing on Classic Movie Quotes

    Brazilian graphic designer "Butcher Billy" has created some cool posters for classic genre films which take a well-known quote and give it a front-and-center spotlight, while riffing on the font design of the original posters. We've selected our five favorites from the collection, below.

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    Rosamund Pike Takes Female Lead In David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'; Neil Patrick Harris & Tyler Perry Eyed For Roles

    Well, that was a lot of drama for a moment. With names like Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Abbie Cornish, Olivia Wilde and Julianne Hough (really) all being tossed around as potential leads for David Fincher's "Gone Girl," the long-pegged frontrunner has officially landed the job.

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    Bond and 'Dragon Tattoo' Sequels Are Interlocked, Whither Fincher?

    Daniel Craig is starring in two major franchises with sequels in progress. Director Sam Mendes is back on board Bond 24, while a new writer, Andrew Kevin Walker (Fincher's "Seven" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea") has come aboard to rewrite Steve Zaillian's script for "The Girl Who Played with Fir...

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    Abbie Cornish, Olivia Wilde & Julianne Hough Also In The Mix For David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    You could think the female lead in "Gone Girl" was on the level of pop culture phenomenon Lisbeth Salander -- and who knows, maybe it could be when all is said in done -- but it speaks to the allure of David Fincher, that seemingly every major actress in Hollywood is throwing elbows to get a chance ...

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    Exclusive: Andrew Kevin Walker Rewriting ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Sequel; David Fincher's ‘20,000 Leagues’ Is Dead

    With two major blockbuster flops in two years (“John Carter,” “The Lone Ranger”), the conventional wisdom follows that Disney is probably not green-lighting any major, untested would-be franchises anytime soon (even the the trio behind “The Pirates of The Caribbean” films, Bruckheimer, Depp and Verb...

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    Ben Affleck To Star In David Fincher Thriller 'Gone Girl'; Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron & Emily Blunt Eyed For Female Lead

    Following the flop of "The Lone Ranger," we here at The Playlist have been discussing what this means for future projects on Disney's slate, and more specifically, David Fincher's "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea." As you might remember, Fincher's pal Brad Pitt passed on the lead role, and the other ac...

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    Watch: Rooney Mara Goes 'Downtown' In Ad For Calvin Klein Directed By David Fincher

    As we said this morning, when news broke of David Fincher eying a producing gig on the HBO remake of the UK series "Utopia," we're patiently awaiting his next feature to get moving, whatever it may be. And the director has been keeping his directorial chops well oiled by jumping into some promo work...

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    David Fincher Interested In Producing Remake Of Brit TV Series 'Utopia' For HBO

    As we patiently await David Fincher's next feature to get the pieces put in place, he's been doing just fine for the moment over in TV land. "House Of Cards," which he executive produced and directed the first two episodes for, kicked off the year by not only revolutionizing how new shows are brough...

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    Director Steven Knight Says David Fincher Suggested Jason Statham For 'Redemption'

    Here's a fun fact that you might not realize -- there's a new Jason Statham movie coming to theaters and VOD next week. You might not know that because there doesn't seem to be any marketing campaign at all behind it. Anyway, once titled "Hummingbird" it has been given the far blander name "Redempti...

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    Immersed in Movies: Craft-Talking David Fincher's Emmy-Contender 'House of Cards'

    From the very first moment that Kevin Spacey broke the fourth wall as the devilishly charming House Majority Whip Frank Underwood in "House of Cards," Netflix's first original TV series, we knew that we were in for "Richard III" in D.C. It's so David Fincher, who signed on as exec producer and direc...

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