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    Favreau Teases Stories from Cowboys & Aliens Producers Spielberg, Howard and Grazer

    Cowboys & Aliens director Jon Favreau interviews his producers, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Below, Spielberg recalls meeting John Ford. Here are more videos of the conversation.

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    Long-Running Ron Meyer Wins Universal Game of Survivor; More Changes in Store?

    As I predicted, Ron Meyer has won the NBC Universal game of survival. The wily ex-CAA partner has successfully run Universal Pictures as president and COO through three owners over 16 years. While former NBC Universal president and CEO Jeff Zucker is gone, Meyer remains. Hollywood's longest-running ...

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    Jon Favreau Talks Genre-Mash Cowboys & Aliens: The Science of Sincerity

    In an interview with TOH's Anthony D'Alessandro last week at the National Italian American Federation Gala, where Jon Favreau was lauded with the org’s Special Entertainment Achievement Award, the actor-director gave up some nuggets of intel on his upcoming summer genre-mash Cowboys & Aliens, starri...

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    Robert Downey, Jr. Lands American Cinematheque Award: Should Be Fun Fete

    Congratulations to Robert Downey, Jr. The 25th American Cinematheque Award will be his. Downey Jr. will be honored at the annual benefit gala on October 14 at the Beverly Hilton. This event could be one of the more entertaining of these award shows, as Downey will lure some of the funniest talent in...

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    Super Bowl Ads: Favreau is Cutting Spot for Cowboys and Aliens

    Cowboys and Aliens will be one of the upcoming 2011 movies with a Super Bowl TV spot, confirms director Jon Favreau on Twitter (this is his Twitter avatar):

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    Disney and Marvel Pay Paramount $115 Million to Buy Back Iron Man 3 and The Avengers

    As expected, Disney Studios, under new chairman Rich Ross, and its subsidiary Marvel Entertainment (bought last year for $4 billion) had no intention of leaving so many of their prized titles behind at Paramount. But they had to pay dearly to get some of them back.

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    Summer Box Office Wrap: Winners and Losers, from Karate Kid to Cats and Dogs

    In the final analysis the summer box office doesn't look so bad, writes TOH numbers cruncher Anthony D'Alessandro, who insists that weighing cost vs. return is more important than tallying the grosses or admissions.

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    Super Hero Glut: Will Marvel and DC Projects Get Repetitive?

    There are many many comics movies in our future. How many of them will moviegoers be able to ingest? How many will turn out to be any good? Will fatigue set in, as Matthew Vaughn, the director of X-Men: First Class, predicts?

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    Mid-Summer Box Office Wrap: Top Ten Chart, Studio Report Card

    At mid-summer, the box office is lagging just behind last year's pace and ticket sales are flat, reports Anthony D'Alessandro, who charts the season's winners, losers and studio market shares so far (as of last weekend). Will red-hot Inception take the number one box office crown from Toy Story 3? S...

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