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    Drew Goddard To Direct Spider-Man Villains Film 'Sinister Six'

    When “Cloverfield” screenwriter Drew Goddard was tapped last December to write the supervillain-center “Amazing Spider-Man” spin-off, “The Sinister Six,” for Sony it was with the understanding that the director’s chair was Goddard’s if he wanted it. Here we are four months later and the screenwriter...

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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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    Drew Goddard To Write Netflix/Disney's 'Daredevil' Series

    According to "The Secret," all you need to do to be successful and get everything you want in life is to put those good vibes out there. And whether or not he's read the bestseller, it seems to have worked for Drew Goddard. “You’re talking to a guy who had quotes from Daredevil painted on his wall w...

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    ‘World War Z’ Endings: The Bloody Battle In Russia Vs. Damon Lindelof's Rewrite, What Was Changed & Why

    History is littered with movie productions that went haywire and melted down (we recently chronicled a few that survived bad buzz and some that didn't). Either imploding on set because of director/actor spats, budgets that ballooned into excess causing for major flops, or any number of confluent for...

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    The Best & Worst Of 'World War Z'

    The people have spoken, and they have said braaaaaaains. Brad Pitt’s would-be runaway monster of a zombie movie “World War Z” is a hit and coming in at #2 this past weekend with the highest opening of Pitt’s career. Bad buzz be damned, ‘WWZ’ overcame the odds, the drama, the negative media attention...

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    Drew Goddard Picks 'The Martian' As His 'Cabin In The Woods' Follow-Up

    The upside to directing such a genre-shifting, subversive film as “Cabin in the Woods,” as Drew Goddard did, is that it provides ample experience for whatever world he'd like to tackle next. And indeed, after a string of high-profile writing gigs, the writer/director has chosen an ambitious setting ...

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    How Brad Pitt Starved Himself, The Deleted Budapest Sequences & More Learned From 'World War Z'; Plus New Photos

    Entertainment Weekly's got the goods on "World War Z," the new geo-political zombie thriller starring Brad Pitt that is scheduled to arrive this summer via Paramount and Pitt's Plan B shingle. At $170 million, it's the most expensive zombie movie ever made (going $50 million above its original budge...

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    Steven Spielberg Says 'Robopocalypse' Not Quite Dead, Starting New Work On Script With More Personal Story

    This last week has been somewhat of a mixed bag for Steven Spielberg. Sure there’s been a whole host of Oscar nominations, but there’s also been the collapse of his highly anticipated adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s novel, “Robopocalypse.” The film, penned by “Ca...

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    Exclusive: Drew Goddard Reveals The 5 Films That Influenced 'The Cabin In The Woods'

    We here at The Playlist haven't been shy about our appreciation for writer-director Drew Goddard’s marvelously subversive entry into the horror genre, “The Cabin in the Woods,” with members of our staff doling out high praise after catching the film’s debut at SXSW in March, and eventually giving it...

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    Drew Goddard Says 'World War Z' Problems Blown Out Of Proportion; Would Love To Helm 'Daredevil' Adaptation

    As the list of calamities pile up on Marc Forster’s long-troubled adaptation of “World War Z,” ranging from star Brad Pitt and Forster’s tense relationship to simply a nervous comment from Paramount, it can be hard to discern whether these contentious elements are simply a time-honored staple of stu...

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