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    Darren Aronofsky To Direct 'Unforgiven' Style Pic About George Washington

    Well, he's already set to put his own spin on a famed Bible story with "Noah," so why not American history? That's right, Darren Aronofsky is about get presidential in a movie that won't be your standard biopic.

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    By The Beard of Zeus! Will Ferrell Tells Conan 'Anchorman 2' is Greenlit at Paramount (Video)

    Rejoice, "Anchorman 2" is coming. Paramount is partnering with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions and Judd Apatow for a sequel to the beloved 2004 original (DreamWorks; $89 million worldwide). The 2004 comedy is arguably the most quoted film of the last decade.

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    Branagh Takes Helm of New Jack Ryan Flick at Paramount, Starring Chris Pine

    Kenneth Branagh has taken the helm at Paramount of the long-in-the-works untitled Jack Ryan project, based on Tom Clancy's character. Branagh replaces Jack Bender, who had scheduling issues...

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    'Friday the 13th' Remake Scribes Cash In On Success With Untitled Horror Project At Paramount

    Taking impressive box office receipts ($91 million worldwide take on a $19 mil. budget) over the scathing reviews, Paramount has given the screenwriting team of the 2009 “Friday The 13th” reboot, Damian Shannon and Mark Swift, development deals for an as-yet-untitled horror project at th...

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    Paramount Reinventing Mark Twain's Classic Characters With 'Snow White And The Huntsman'-Style 'Huck'

    One thing’s for sure; if you want to bring a classic story back to the screen, you’ve got to change the name. “Mirror Mirror,” “Tangled,” “Frozen,” “Elementary” -- the trend certainly points toward giving established properties cooler title...

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    Another Blow For Paramount's Chris Pine-Starring Jack Ryan Revival As Director Jack Bender Bails On The Project

    Barely two weeks ago we asked the question, "Does anyone actually want to see another Jack Ryan movie?" The Tom Clancy-created spy franchise has lasted four installments across three leading men, with "The Hunt For Red October," "Patriot Games," "Clear And Present Danger" and "The Sum Of All Fears,"...

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    Paramount Delay 'World War Z' Until June 21, 2013 & Move Tom Cruise Vehicle 'One Shot' Up To Christmas 2012

    Release dates are pretty crucial to a film's success. Put your prize tentpole up against another film aiming for the same audience, and you'll cannibalize each other. Place your movie on exactly the right place in the calendar, and you'll find yourselves with a licence to print money. And that's why...

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    Viacom Chief Confirms Inevitable 'Mission: Impossible 5' Is In The Works

    With the absolutely monster success of "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" proving with its $679 million worldwide gross (the best of the series so far) that there is still plenty of fuel left in the tank, it did not take long for sequel talk to start. In fact, it was only a few days af...

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    Studios Banking On Tom Hardy, Sacha Baron Cohen & Bradley Cooper As The Actors Sign First-Look Deals

    You know how we just did that piece about how studios are looking to tighten their budgets and deliver cheapie movies that pay off big? Don't let the currently hot found-footage genre mislead you -- both audiences and moviemakers still want big stars, and a trio of actors have been tapped in the...

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    Discuss: As Chris Pine Vehicle 'Moscow' Continues To Develop, Does Anyone Actually Want To See Another Jack Ryan Movie?

    In the decade since "The Sum Of All Fears" hit theaters, becoming a modest success, Paramount have been keen to continue to mine the works of Tom Clancy that they've had success with on "The Hunt For Red October," "Patriot Games" and "Clear And Presen...

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