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    Casting Watch: Stanley Tucci to Join Emma Watson in David Yates' 'Your Voice in My Head'

    Stanley Tucci is currently in talks to star alongside "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson in the psychological drama, "Your Voice in My Head." At the moment, an almost unrecognizable Tucci can be seen in "The Hunger Games" as the flamboyant master of ceremonies.

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    'The Harry Potter Wizard's Collection' Is A Nineteen Pound Bundle of Joy for Franchise Fans

    "Harry Potter" fans, take note: Warner Home Video is releasing a limited and numbered collection of 31 discs, including all previously released content (eight films in Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet digital copy), an additional five hours of never-before-seen exclusive material and collectible memorab...

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    Yet Another Nicholas Sparks Book Headed To The Big Screen, This Time It's 'The Best Of Me'

    There is nothing Hollywood execs like more than a sure thing, and as far as novelists go, Nicholas Sparks is a pretty secure bet. Movies based on his books generally don't cost all that much to produce, bring out a dedicated audience, make an honest profit and then bring in plenty of ancillary c...

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    Warner Bros. Looking To Kick Ron Howard's 'The Dark Tower' Back To Life; Javier Bardem Still In The Mix

    Just when you think studios are gonna zig, they zag. After a weekend in which audiences rejected "John Carter" and a year in which studios were tightening their belts and dropping expensive and potentially risky projects, one of the biggest of those aborted efforts may be kicking back to l...

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    From Renoir To Ellington: Scanning Recent DVDs

    I haven’t been able to keep up with Twilight Time’s limited-edition DVD and Blu-ray releases since the company launched last year, so it’s ironic that the first disc I’ve spent real time with—Jean Renoir’s 'Swamp Water' (1941)—benefits least from the label’s innovative offering of isolated music tra...

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    Daniel Espinosa To Helm Black List Yakuza Crime Pic 'The Outsider'; Michael Fassbender Eyed To Star

    After making waves with his critically acclaimed "Snabba Cash" -- which is only seeing a theatrical release this summer, two years after it's original Swedish unveiling -- Daniel Espinosa was linked to numerous big-name projects before moving onto the Denzel Washington/Ryan Reynol...

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    So, That 'I Am Legend' Sequel Is Becoming Possibly More Real As Warner Bros. Officially Moves Forward

    Warner Bros. has made a shocking, stunning announcement today that they would like to continue making lots of money by making a sequel to a hit movie. No. Fucking. Way.

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    ‘Hangover’ Director Todd Phillips Eyeing Four New Projects As Potential Directing Gig While His Green Hat Shingle Re-Ups With Warner Bros.

    Todd Phillips’ Green Hat Films banner has been set up at Warner Bros. ever since “Starsky & Hutch” in 2004. While not every film he’s made since has been a huge hit (“School for Scoundrels” for one, but that was a Dimension/Weinstein Company picture), eve...

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    WB Moves 'Jack The Giant Killer' To March 22, 2013; Takes 'Arthur & Lancelot' Off The Calendar Completely

    Heading out of 2011 and into 2012, the executives and bookkeepers at Warner Bros. began taking a hard look at the numbers of a handful of projects on their slate, and they didn't like what they saw. The long developing remake of "Akira," which was gearing up to shoot this spring, seeme...

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    Warner Bros. Shuts Down 'Akira' Production Office, Future Of The Remake Now In Doubt

    One of the most talked about (and controversial) developing projects of 2011 was Warner Bros. remake of the anime cult classic "Akira." The movie spent much of the year trying to find a cast, with a plethora of names -- Kristen Stewart, Gary Oldman, Ken Watanabe, Helena Bonham-Carter,...

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