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    ESPN Sources Says No 'Space Jam 2' Planned; LeBron James Himself Shoots Down Report Too

    You were so excited. Deadline reported late on Friday that development would begin on the sequel to the 1996 animated/live-action "Looney Tunes"-centered hit "Space Jam" as a starring vehicle for Miami Heat star LeBron James. But ESPN writer threw cold water on the report the same evening. See the t...

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    Festival Hits 'Prisoners,' 'Enough Said' and 'Rush' Post Strong Openings

    Three film festival hits, "Prisoners" (Warner Bros.), "'Enough Said" (Fox Searchlight) and "Rush" (Universal) launched the parade of awards contenders at the fall box office. All three showed solid initial results. Wide release "Prisoners" easily took the #1 slot on Friday. Among the two limited...

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    Ruth Vitale now heads Creative America, an anti-piracy initiative backed by Hollywood

    Ruth Vitale, the long time acquisitions executive whom I met in the early days of video when she was an acquisitions executive at Vestron and I was the same with H. Ross Perot's Inovision.

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    Why Batman and Superman Mashup is a Bad Idea--And Reveals Warner Bros. Weakness

    You know Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink"? That moment when you look at something and you know it's wrong? That happens to me when studios announce a new project that is a really bad idea. Some movies based on good ideas just turn out badly, and plenty of great movies turn out to to be less than commercia...

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    Jeff Robinov Out at Warner Bros. UPDATE

    UPDATE: Following several weeks of speculation, it has been confirmed that Jeff Robinov has left Warner Bros. as the president of its Motion Picture Group. He will be replaced by a three-person team: Production president Greg Silverman (now president of creative development and worldwide production)...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Furious 6' Leads Biggest Memorial Day In History, Doubles 'Hangover Part III' Opening

    It was touted as one of the biggest box office match-ups of the year, but now that the dust has settled, it wasn’t even close. “Fast & Furious 6” more than doubled the weekend take of closest competitor “The Hangover Part III” in a showdown between two sequels we never expected to happen four years ...

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    'Great Gatsby' Surprises to Open Just Behind 'Iron Man 3'

    In one of the biggest box office surprises in recent months, Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" exceeded pre-opening estimates and overcame mixed reviews to gross over $19.4 million on Friday (including Thursday night late shows), nearly equaling the more than $19.7 million that "Iron Man 3" took in ...

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    Warner Bros. Chooses Studio Chief from Digital Ranks: Meet the New Boss, Tsujihara

    Hollywood's biggest film and television studio, Warner Bros., has a tradition of hanging onto its chairmen for a long time. For two decades after Ted Ashley left the studio in 1980, Terry Semel and Bob Daly ran the TV and move divisions. TV exec Barry Meyer took over as studio chairman in 1999, with...

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    Joel Silver: End of an Era as Studios Pull Back from Deluxe Producer Deals

    How are the mighty fallen. After 25 years on the lot, Warner Bros. has unceremoniously kicked producer Joel Silver, of "Matrix" and "Lethal Weapon" fame, to the curb.

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