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    Warner Bros. Wants Ron Howard 'In the Heart of the Sea' with Chris Hemsworth

    Warner Bros. is fishing for Ron Howard to direct 19th century drama "In the Heart of the Sea," based on National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick's novel. Chris Hemsworth is already on board to star as a sailor on the Essex, the doomed sea vessel which inspired Herman Melville's "Moby Dick."

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    Ron Howard May Reteam With Chris Hemsworth For Whaling & Cannabalism Tale 'In The Heart Of The Sea'

    While his Formula 1 racing drama “Rush” doesn’t surface until the fall, it seems that Ron Howard was impressed with his leading man, as Vulture is reporting that the “Apollo 13” helmer is circling a project that would reunite him with Chris Hemsworth.

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    Sorry Henry Selick, Ron Howard Is Now In Talks To Direct Neil Gaiman's 'The Graveyard Book'

    You gotta kind of feel for Henry Selick. The man behind "Coraline" didn't have a great 2012, with his Disney/Pixar project "Shadow King" getting scrapped and shelved when no other studio wanted it. And while he was attached to direct Neil Gaiman's "The Graveyard Book...

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    Ron Howard To Direct J.J. Abrams Produced Supernatural Drama 'All I’ve Got'

    As a director, J.J. Abrams has already proven his bonafides with two franchise bearing his stamp -- "Star Trek" and "Mission: Impossible" -- and shown that he can also deliver original blockbuster material ("Super 8") to equal success. And as a producer, his stature gro...

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    Bryce Dallas Howard and Ron Howard Launch Short Film Contest

    Bryce Dallas Howard is following in her dad's footsteps and getting into directing. The two teamed up when Dallas Howard directed the short film, when you find me based on eight user submitted photographs (from 96,000 entries) chosen by her dad who also produced the short. This collaboration be...

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    'Poppy Hill' English Voice Cast Adds Anton Yelchin, Gillian Anderson, Aubrey Plaza, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard & More

    It was only a couple of months ago that we saw the first (english-subtitled) trailer for the new Studio Ghibli film, “From Up On Poppy Hill.” The film is written by Hayao Miyazaki and directed by his son, Goro Miyazaki (“Tales From Earthsea”) and the voice cast for the Englis...

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    Pace University Adds Guest Lecturers Katie Couric and Ron Howard for New Arts & Entertainment Business Program

    Pace University, home of Bravo's "Inside the Actor's Studio with James Lipton," is launching a star-studded Arts and Entertainment Management program to its Lubin School of Business. Katie Couric, Ron Howard, Doug Herzog and a number of other high-profile media professionals will join the business s...

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    Ron Howard Directing A Jay-Z Concert Documentary

    "I'ma up at Brooklyn, now I'm down in Tribeca/Right next to De Niro, but I'll be hood forever," Jay-Z raps on "Empire State Of Mind" and certainly the man who grew up in the Marcy Houses is rolling in a new area code, with some considerably more upper crust friends. And while this pairing still seem...

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    Universal Picks 2013 Release Dates for Howard Racing Pic 'Rush,' Sci-Fi Epic 'Oblivion,' Del Toro's 'Mama'

    Universal Pictures has solidified release dates on several 2013 openings including Ron Howard's latest, "Rush" (September 20), Guillermo del Toro thriller presentation "Mama" (January 18) and Tom Cruise sci-fi epic "Oblivion," which will move up from April 26 to April 19, 2013.

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    First Look: Official Images Of Formula 1 Racing Drama 'Rush' Starring Chris Hemsworth

    While we've seen paparazzi snaps on set of Ron Howard's Formula 1 racing drama "Rush" -- or rather, "epic action drama" if you go by the official synopsis -- the official website has unveiled the first official photos from the film. Written by Peter Morgan ("Hereafter," "The Queen"), "Rush" reteams ...

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