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    Gal Gadot of 'Fast and Furious' Franchise Is Wonder Woman in 'Batman vs. Superman' UPDATED

    UPDATE: Actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's "Batman vs. Superman." Gadot is best known for her role as Gisele in "Fast & Furious," "Fast Five" and this past summer's "Furious 6."

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    In the Works: 'Top of the Lake' Director Garth Davis In Talks to Helm 'Shantaram,' Starring Joel Edgerton

    Aussie director Garth Davis impressively held his own alongside auteur Jane Campion in five-part mini-series "Top of the Lake," which scored them both 2013 Emmy nominations for directing. Now Davis is in talks with Warner Bros. to direct his first feature, "Shantaram," with Joel Edgerton attached to...

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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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    In the Works: J.K. Rowling to Pen First Screenplay, Set in the Wizarding World 70 Years Prior to Harry Potter

    Warner Bros. has announced an expanded creative partnership with "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. She will make her screenwriting debut with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the first in a planned series of new films, inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook.

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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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    Guy Ritchie's 'Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Heads Into Production, Starring Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer

    Principal photography will get underway in the UK September 9 on Guy Ritchie's latest, "Man from U.N.C.L.E.," which brings CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Ilya Kuryakin of the popular 1960s TV series to the big screen. The film stars beefy Brit Henry Cavill (aka Superman) as Solo and Armie Ham...

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    More Details on Ben Affleck in Snyder's Superman/Batman UPDATED

    Ben Affleck would not play Batman unless he had a role in how this script turns out. He will have a strong hand at Warner Bros., which backed him on "The Town" and the Oscar-winning "Argo." If this works out he could have a major franchise to play with for years ahead. Affleck tends to do better as ...

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    In the Works: Clint Eastwood Replaces Steven Spielberg on 'American Sniper,' Starring Bradley Cooper

    Warner Bros. has replaced one titan with another on biopic "American Sniper," centering on a Navy SEAL with more than 150 confirmed kills, set to star Bradley Cooper. Steven Spielberg dropped out, and now Clint Eastwood has stepped in to direct.

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    You Will Have To Wait One Month Longer For Spike Jonze's 'Her' As Warner Bros. Moves Film For Awards Season

    There is no doubt that last week's arrival of the trailer for Spike Jonze's "Her" made major waves. Not only was a surprisingly heartfelt and charming spot for a movie that was a question mark for many, it was also buoyed by news that it will be powered by a score from Montreal's Arcade Fire. And Wa...

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    Casting Watch: Kirsten Dunst Joins Jeff Nichols' Superpower Thriller 'Midnight Special,' with Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton

    Kirsten Dunst has won the female lead in Jeff Nichols’ latest, “Midnight Special,” being produced by Warner Bros. Joel Edgerton and Michael Shannon, who was directed by Nichols in both “Take Shelter” and “Mud,” are also set to star.

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