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    Open Road Picks Up 'Machete Kills' For 2013 Release

    With "Killer Elite," "The Grey," "Lockout" and "End Of Watch" among the titles of the nascent distributors Open Road, it's safe to say they specialize in a particular niche. Low to modest budget genre fare with a touch of star or brand power (ie. "Sil...

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    Dax Shepard Talks DIY Road Movie 'Hit and Run,' Co-Starring Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper

    Actor-writer-director Dax Shepard ("Parenthood") delivers a populist crowd-pleaser with his second film "Hit and Run," which debuted in July at Comic-Con. We sat down for an interview at the Hard Rock. While he admires director Steven Soderbergh's run-and-gun filmmaking, Shepard's role model as acto...

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    Stewart's Dalliance Could Hit 'Twilight' Finale, Universal's 'Snow White' Sequel, IFC's 'On the Road'

    Universal has been planning a "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel that would bring back both Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders. The idea behind David Koepp's script turned on doing more with the unresolved romantic triangle between Snow White (Stewart), the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and ...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger & David Ayer Team For Thriller 'Ten'

    Well, he's back and Arnold Schwarzenegger continues to pile on the movie projects while old dudes blowing stuff up continues to be make money. He's got "The Expendables 2" coming this summer, "The Last Stand" and "The Tomb" looking set for 2013 and now he's ...

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    Schwarzenegger Will Be Back with Open Road's 'Ten'; David Ayer to Direct

    Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in "Ten," with directer David Ayer at the helm. Open Road takes US distribution rights to the film, which will be finance by QED International. The action thriller is penned by Skip Woods ("X-Men Origins: Wolverine"), and follows an elite DEA task force that deals wit...

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    Steven Soderbergh's 'The Bitter Pill' With Rooney Mara, Jude Law & Channing Tatum Set For February 8, 2013 Release

    When we spoke to Steven Soderbergh back in January, he indicated that he was aiming for a March 2013 release for his upcoming "The Bitter Pill" and it looks like at the very least, he got the first frame date he was looking for.

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    Watch: Saoirse Ronan Can Beat You in a Staring Contest in First Trailer for 'The Host'

    As "The Hunger Games" broke box office records and the new trailer for "Breaking Dawn, Part II" hit theaters, Andrew Niccol's "The Host," based on the Stephenie Meyer novel, has rushed to ride the same wave with this strangely inchoate new trailer.

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    Open Road Films Picks Up David Ayer's Cop-Drama 'End Of Watch' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Pena

    After the box office success of Joe Carnahan's "The Grey" starring Liam Neeson, it looks like distribution shingle Open Road Films has a bit of cash to splash now reportedly in final negotiations to acquire David Ayer's third directorial effort in cop-drama "End Of Watch....

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Grey' Sees Green, While Audiences Stay Away From The 'Ledge'

    Good ole’ dependable Liam Neeson. This is the third straight early-year period where the character actor turned badass leading man has scored a number one hit. While “The Grey” couldn’t pull in the same numbers as “Taken” or “Unknown,” it did top $20 m...

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    'Underworld: Awakening' Taking Up Screens Prevented Steven Soderbergh From Prepping IMAX Version Of 'Haywire'

    You might not remember, but back when Steven Soderbergh's virus thriller "Contagion" hit theaters last fall, it also landed on over 250 IMAX screens. While the director has dabbled in many genres and styles over the years, we would've thought IMAX might prove to be more of a gimmick than an aestheti...

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