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    'Annie,' Starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Sets Oscar-Friendly Release Date for December 2014

    Columbia Pictures has changed the release date of upcoming musical film "Annie," starring Quvenzhane Wallis (Oscar nominated for 2012's "Beasts of the Southern Wild"). It is now slated for December 18, 2014. Wallis could very well be an Oscar contender in next year's race.

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    Michael J. Fox on Finding Humor in Parkinson's in His New NBC Series: 'There's Nothing Horrifying About It For Me'

    The most intriguing trailer NBC posted for its new fall series was for "The Michael J Fox Show," a sitcom loosely based on the life and experiences with Parkinson's disease of its star, who returns to a regular TV role after years of semi-retirement and guest appearances.

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    'Easy A' Director Will Gluck To Explore The Disappearance Of 'Agatha' Christie

    Back in 1920s England, the turnover of celebrity news was so glacial it would have put the modern Daily Mail out of business. So when it was reported that Agatha Christie, darling of bloodthirsty readers everywhere, had disappeared in the kind of mysterious circumstances one needs Poirot to investig...

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    'Easy A' Director Will Gluck Directing The 'Annie' Remake, Willow Smith Will No Longer Whip Her Hair In It

    Brewing for a couple of years now, that remake of "Annie" that will destroy your childhood memories is still happening. Yep, Will Smith and Jay-Z are still combining powers to produce the movie for Sony, "The Devil Wears Prada" writer Aline Brosh McKenna has penned the script, and now it has a direc...

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    TV Link Roundup: December 10

    Here's some of the women-centric television news that we didn't get the chance to cover last week.

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    Will Gluck Will Produce and Direct NBC's New Michael J. Fox Series

    Only a few days after networks were reported to be in a "feeding frenzy" over a new single-camera comedy project starring and based on the life of Michael J. Fox, the series has gotten a season pick-up by NBC.

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    'Friends With Benefits' Director Will Gluck To Helm Action/Comedy 'Skyjack'

    After properly announcing himself with the excellent Emma Stone vehicle “Easy A,” and then following that up with another surprisingly decent comedy in the form of “Friends With Benefits," Will Gluck marked himself as a director to watch. We’d totally tell you what we th...

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    'Easy A' Director Will Gluck To Remake Swiss Drama 'Vitus' As 'How To Disappear Completely'

    Well, this is something of a left turn. Comedy director Will Gluck, who's had two straight big hits in "Easy A" ($75 million worldwide) and "Friends With Benefits" ($150 million), is set to take on slightly heavier material with "How To Disappear Completely". The dr...

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    'Easy A' Helmer Will Gluck To Direct Action-Comedy 'Secretaries Day' From 'Iron Man 3' Writer Drew Pearce

    Sony loves Will Gluck. In the course of three movies (“Fired Up!,” “Easy A,” and “Friends With Benefits”) he transformed the company’s Screen Gems shingle from a cheap huckster of common genre flicks (the “Underworld” movies, “Takers,” “Priest,” “Burlesque”) into the premiere haven for somewhat-inte...

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    Will Gluck Says The Lack Of Skin In 'Friends With Benefits' Was A Conscious Choice

    Nudity, Scientology & More We Learned From The Writer/Director About His Latest Rom-ComThis past weekend, "Friends with Benefits," starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, opened to perhaps a smaller tally than the studio would have wanted, in part because of its striking similarity to January's infinitely dopier "No Strings Attached." Though bearing a similarity in their premise, writer/director Will Gluck's "Friends with Benefits" is the fizzier, funnier and more enjoyable film and it’s a shame that just because it's opening later means people are leaving it behind. We spoke to Will Gluck over the weekend about the comparisons to "No Stri...

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