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    My Sit-Down With Bond/Independence Day/Sherlock Composer David Arnold

    Grammy winning composer David Arnold's journey from record store employee to scoring many of the most successful films of the last twenty years has been a fascinating one. During that time he has worked with the likes of Roland Emmmerich, John Barry and the James Bond crew at EON, Simon Pegg and Ed...

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    Cast Shakes Out for Roland Emmerich's Gay Civil Rights Drama 'Stonewall,' Now in Production

    Director Roland Emmerich is taking a break from high-octane action tentpoles this Summer to shoot "Stonewall," his labor-of-love set in the gay civil rights milieu of 1969. Adapted from Jon Robin Baitz's script, the film is now in production, with new cast members Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman a...

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    Mindless Wanderings (...Or Stuff That Happened While You Were Buying The 2022 World Cup For Qatar)

    Citizens, attempt to remain calm and please put down the baklava and sheftalia, Playtone announced that there WILL be a sequel to 2002's surprise hit, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and will again star Nia Vardalos. All this and more in this week's Mindless Wanderings column.

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    Reboots! Roland Emmerich To Redo His Own ‘Stargate,’ Stallone Action Flick ‘Cliffhanger’ To Get Redid

    Webster’s Dictionary defines the modern day reboot as thus: *Noun 1. reboot – to take the familiar and make anew; "They are remaking Spider-Man in his own image… again…" Synonyms: refashion, remake, make over, lazy, recycle, give up 2. reboot – to start over your attempt to start over; “Platin...

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    'Pariah' Director Dee Rees To Helm Bessie Smith Biopic Starring Queen Latifah, Amy Berg Prepping Janis Joplin Doc & More

    It's been three years since Dee Rees 2011's observant and beautiful "Pariah," and we've been patiently waiting for her next effort. She's certainly been busy, penning "Large Print," teamed with Viola Davis on a HBO project, lined up the indie romance "This Man, This Woman," and last fall, she even t...

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    Brie Larson Joins 'Room,' Carrie Brownstein Lands Role In Todd Haynes' 'Carol' & More

    An array of casting news has filtered down today, so let's just get to it. First up, Brie Larson has signed up to star in the adaptation of Emma Donoghue's critically acclaimed, best-selling novel "Room." Lenny Abrahamson, who broke out with "What Richard Did" and has the already hotly buzzed "Frank...

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    Stormy Weather Flicks, from 'Twister' to 'Noah' and 'Into the Storm' (New Trailer, CLIPS)

    With Darren Aronofksy's "Noah" storming into theaters this weekend, plus the arrival of a new trailer for the latest weather disaster entry "Into the Storm," we've rounded up some clips from titles in the Meteorologic Mayhem genre dominated by prescient disaster king Roland Emmerich ("Day After Tomo...

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    Now On DVD: Roland Emmerich Reveals His 5 Biggest Influences On 'White House Down'

    This week, "White House Down," the deliriously silly (but ridiculously entertaining) White House hijacking movie, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, detonates onto Blu-ray and DVD. In honor of the film's release, we chatted with "White House Down" filmmaker Roland Emmerich and asked him to run ...

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    Roland Emmerich Says There's Two 'Independence Day 2' Scripts, One With Will Smith & One Without

    EXCLUSIVE: While talking with director Roland Emmerich earlier today, as he does press for the forthcoming home video release of "White House Down," we had to inquire about the state of his highly anticipated "Independence Day 2." He sighed when we asked about the film, and claimed that it was, "A d...

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    Roland Emmerich Planning Elaborate Reboot/Sequel Trilogy For 'Stargate'

    When it comes to the films of Roland Emmerich, the German director who has immigrated to Hollywood to become the premiere purveyor of large-scale destruction, it doesn't get much better than 1994's "Stargate." A movie that combined ancient aliens theorizing with old-fashioned adventure, the film (th...

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