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    Fox Sets ‘Daredevil’ Reboot Writer To Pen The Next ‘Wolverine’ Film

    More and more, film studios are pulling a Babe Ruth: pointing at the upper deck and signaling where their would-be home run is going to fly once the bat connects (always assume the bat will connect of course). While it’s bold flag-staking, this approach is in many ways anti-development and horse bef...

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    Fox Sets Dates Thru 2018 For Mystery Marvel Project, Next 'Wolverine,' 'Fantastic Four 2,' New Ridley Scott & More

    You better grab a drink and take a seat — Fox just set a batch of dates for the 2017/18 calendar, and they've got a very tentpole heavy future laid out. And while this is the part where we lament the state of the industry, frankly, it is what it is so let's just break down what they've got coming.

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    'Fantastic Four' Has a Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Jamie Bell

    Fox's 2015 reboot of "The Fantastic Four" has found its four leads. Per Deadline, none of this is absolutely set in stone, but it's looking likely that: Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station") is Johnny Storm the Human Torch; Kate Mara ("House of Cards") is Sue Storm the Invisible Woman; Miles Telle...

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    The Simpsons Celebrate Piracy Lawsuit Win With Satirical Episode About Piracy

    If ever there was proof that the universe is full of coincidences, it would be this. The episode of The Simpsons broadcast this past Sunday, a satirical look at file-sharing and illegal downloading, coincided with a Fox winning a lawsuit against a Canadian man who hosted websites with links to illeg...

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    Simon Kinberg Creating A Shared Comic Book Movie Universe For Fox's Marvel Characters

    With extensive work on Neill Blomkamp’s “Elysium” and also the upcoming “Star Wars” films as a writer, producer Simon Kinberg has locked in recently on the sci-fi/fantasy front, but those aren’t enough—comic book adaptations have found his focus as well. Next summer’s “X-Men: Days of Future Past” an...

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    ‘Die Hard 6’ May Take John McClane Back To Basics In Japan Where The Franchise Will Hopefully Die By Fiery Death

    Why, why, why? Quick, can you name a franchise that has been driven into the ground worse than the “Die Hard”/John McClane series? You can’t say “Alien” because, as mediocre as “Prometheus” was, it’s still a zillion times better than any of the “AVP” series movies. Jack Ryan sure wasn’t looking heal...

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    How YA Bestseller 'The Book Thief' Got Made Into a Studio Film: With Difficulty, and John Williams (TRAILER)

    You know things have come to a pretty pass when a movie like "The Book Thief" looks wrong coming from a major studio. How did it get made? Well, it took a while. And the success of "Life of Pi," another gamble from Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, who willed that movie into existence, helped to ...

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    Review: 'The Counselor,' Written By Cormac McCarthy And Directed By Ridley Scott, Is An Equally Chilling And Ridiculous Companion Piece to Costa-Gavras' 'Capital'

    "The Counselor" is written by Cormac McCarthy with the sort of grim, existentially weary atmosphere one might expect, but it's directed by Ridley Scott like a wild grindhouse picture.

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    Women to Watch: Director Isabel Coixet and Her New Film Project Starring Dafoe and Binoche

    Continuing with her prolific career Spanish director Isabel Coixet has recently just wrapped up production on her film Learning to Drive starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, all before the release of her psychological thriller Another Me this fall via Fox International and starring Sophie ...

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    Trailer Watch: Oscar Hopeful 'The Book Thief,' Starring Geoffrey Rush and Child Actress Sophie Nelisse

    Check out the trailer for Brian Percival's "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and child actress Sophie Nelisse ("Incendies") as a foster father and young girl living in Nazi Germany during World War II. It's adapted from Aussie author Mark Zusak's novel of the same title, which is narrated by ...

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