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    David Yates Returns To The World Of Harry Potter To Direct 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

    Never say never. After four films in the world of "Harry Potter," David Yates seemed to have moved on. He's now directing "Tarzan," and was involved in the early stages of the FX series "Tyrant." But it appears J.K. Rowling has worked her magic on him once again, as Yates is going back to the world ...

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    Watch: How FX's ‘Tyrant’ Makes Morocco Look Like the Middle East

    FX has just released a behind-the-scene video for their new drama series "Tyrant." In a short clip Adam Rayner and Ashraf Barhom (who play Bassam and Jamal Al-Fayeedi in the show), along with other cast members, speak of the "fantastically rich palette" of Morocco, where they filmed the pilot episod...

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    Watch: First Trailer For FX Drama 'Tyrant' From 'Harry Potter' Director David Yates

    Traditionally, TV slows down in the summer months, but that was in the days before pay-cable came to prominence. "Game Of Thrones" et al might be winding down for the season, but HBO will debut "The Leftovers" and the final season of "True Blood" in just a few weeks, while Showtime still has some "P...

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    FX Orders 'Tyrant,' a New Drama From 'Homeland' Creator Gideon Raff, to Series

    "Tyrant," a new drama from "Homeland" producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff (who created "Prisoners of War," the Israeli series on which the Showtime drama is based), has been greenlit to series by FX.

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    David Yates Asks 'Who Is Jake Ellis?'

    David Yates hasn't directed anything since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," but it's not for lack of trying. He's been circling a number of projects such as "Cicero" and "Your Voice In My Head" only for them to meet various bumps in the road, while "Tarzan" was gearing, then put on ho...

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    David Yates' 'Tarzan' Back On, Christoph Waltz To Play Villain, Emma Stone & Margot Robbie Eyed For Jane

    Well, we'll say this about Christoph Waltz—he's got playing a villain down cold. Taking home an Oscar for playing the baddie in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" (and another one for doing a variation of that role in "Django Unchained"), Hollywood has boxed him in as the antagonist in both ...

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    David Yates Embraces The Power & Money Of Directing The 'Scarface' Remake

    It would appear that "Harry Potter" franchise director David Yates has a gangster itch he really wants to scratch. You might recall that the helmer has long been attached to the Al Capone movie "Cicero" over at Warner Bros., that has Tom Hardy to set to star. Earlier this year, development on that p...

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    After Comparing Making Blockbuters To Prostitution, Is Nicolas Winding Refn Really Going To Make A Bond Movie?

    There's rumors and then there's James Bond rumors, and lately they've been even more frenzied than usual. Mostly that's down to the news that "informal talks" have taken place between Christopher Nolan and producers to helm an upcoming entry in the franchise, and today brings more speculation from a...

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    Warner Bros. Shutting Down 'Tarzan' Production Office, Might Try To Make It In 2014

    Looks like Warner Bros. is pulling an "Akira," "Paradise Lost" and "Arthur & Lancelot" on "Tarzan." The studio, which famously shut down all of those aforementioned films while they were in pre-production, is doing the same thing with "Tarzan" for pretty much same reason: money, money, money.

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    Henry Cavill, Charlie Hunnam, Alexander Skarsgard & Tom Hardy Eyed For Lead In David Yates' 'Tarzan'

    After kicking around handful of options at Warner Bros. including the drama "Your Voice In My Head," the thriller "The Imitation Game" and potential gangster epic "Cicero," 'Harry Potter' helmer David Yates has finally settled on "Tarzan" as his next p...

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