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    Alex Proyas To Helm 'Gods Of Egypt' For Summit, Fox & Scott Free Grab E-Book Sensation 'Wool'

    Score one for the self-published author. In a bidding war comparable to the recent "50 Shades of Grey" face-off, 20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights for Hugh Howey's self-published, post-apocalyptic e-book, "Wool." Originally started as a stand-alone story in 2011, fervor over Howey's work...

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    'The Hunger Games' Director Gary Ross Conjures Up 'Houdini'

    With "The Hunger Games" director Gary Ross having officially moved on from the blockbuster franchise, with a desire to do something different, he has now signed up to tackle a famous historical figure and an adventure movie all at once.

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    Lionsgate and Summit Move Back Release of 'Ender's Game' as Merger Shakes Out, with Changes on International Side

    To most observers January's Lionsgate Summit merger couldn't have worked out better; Summit sold at the top of their game with one last "Twilight" still to come, and the merger went through before the launch of expected franchise "Hunger Games," which did not disappoint. But integrating two organiza...

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    'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter Moira Buffini To Adapt Erin Morgenstern's Bestseller 'The Night Circus' For 'Harry Potter' Producer David Heyman

    Few producers can claim to have the track record of David Heyman. The son of veteran producers John and Norma Heyman, he was behind a couple of projects in the 1990s -- Tupac Shakur vehicle "Juice" and underrated cannibal tale "Ravenous" among them -- but came to fame as the smar...

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    Plot Details Emerge For Steven Soderbergh's Thriller 'The Bitter Pill' Penned By Scott Z. Burns

    Yes, everyone, Steven Soderbegh is still retiring/taking a hiatus from moviemaking. While the thriller "The Bitter Pill" is indeed a new film on the way from the director, he's only making it because he loves the Scott Z. Burns script, but secondly, it fits into some free space he has ...

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    Weekend Box Office: Dolphin Tale Overtakes Moneyball in Second Inning

    While it looked like Moneyball would assert its dominance over the weekend box office, another second weekender took the prize: Dolphin Tale. Again, the family movie pulled a bigger niche audience than too many competitors aimed at males and adults. Anthony D'Alessandro reports:Another flood of wide...

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    Toronto Wrap: Best of Fest, Oscar Boosts, Winners and Losers

    The trick with the fall film festivals is to gauge expectations going in vs. what was actually achieved. Various distributors launched their fall slates, and watched with pleasure or horror at how their movies were received by audiences and critics. Oscar contenders either moved forward in the award...

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    Comic-Con: Bill Condon Talks Twilight Breaking Dawn, Horror, Rating, Intensity

    Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn kicked off Comic-Con as the fans who had started lining up on Sunday finally got into the first Comic-Con panel in Hall H Thursday morning after an early breakfast and visit from the cast, including stars Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson, who signed autographs and took ...

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    Comic-Con: Warm Bodies Writer Isaac Marion: "A General Sense of Impending Doom" in the World

    Isaac Marion's novel Warm Bodies is being adapted for Summit by writer-director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) and is set to star Nicholas Holt and Theresa Palmer. Here are details on the zombie-drama. Marion speaks with the press:

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    Comic-Con Preview: The New (Amazing) Spider-Man, Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Masters of the Web UPDATE

    As we gird our loins for this week's San Diego schlep to Comic-Con--which is not my idea of a good time, just getting into everything is an enormous chore--the revelations are coming fast and furious. Yes, we will see Cowboys and Aliens and Captain America there, and Steven Spielberg is making his f...

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