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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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    Warner Bros. Lines Up Juan Antonio Bayona For Sci-Fi Flick, Picks Someone For 'Robotech'

    While "The Impossible" didn't quite become the Oscar player some might have expected (though it did earn a nod for Naomi Watts) the film established Juan Antonio Bayona as a director who could deliver big screen spectacle with ease and power. And Warner Bros. has decided to tap that ta...

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    Warner Bros. Wants Ron Howard 'In the Heart of the Sea' with Chris Hemsworth

    Warner Bros. is fishing for Ron Howard to direct 19th century drama "In the Heart of the Sea," based on National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick's novel. Chris Hemsworth is already on board to star as a sailor on the Essex, the doomed sea vessel which inspired Herman Melville's "Moby Dick."

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    Warner Bros. Looking To Reboot 'Gremlins'

    Oh please, let's not pretend be shocked anymore. Yet another beloved childhood movie that many grew up with and was near and dear to our hearts is being tossed into the possible reboot/remake mill. Just don't feed it after midnight.

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    In the Works: 'Assassin's Creed,' Reddit's 'Rome, Sweet Rome' and Warner Bros' Sci-Fi 'Odyssey' Get Writers

    Brit playwright Michael Lesslie ("Prince of Denmark") has been enlisted to write the script for "Assassin's Creed," starring Michael Fassbender and based on the Ubisoft video game. Two-year-old Ubisoft Motion Pictures is developing the film with New Regency...

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    The Guy Who Penned 'Apollo 18' Is Writing Time Travel Screenplay 'Rome, Sweet Rome' Based On An Idea From Reddit

    So let’s cut right to the chase. About a year and a half ago, James Erwin, an Iowa-based author, wrote an online science fiction story on Reddit, and it soon became very popular on the social media site. Now the story has a legit chance to become a Hollywood movie.

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    Warner Bros. Looks To Transform Homer's 'The Odyssey' Into Space Epic

    With “Star Wars” now born again into either a wellspring of creative repair or a dismal continuation of recent mediocrity, studios are taking the time to cloud the sci-fi genre periphery with their similarly fantastical projects. As such, what better time to usher in a prime addition to ...

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    Warner Bros Create Pixar-Style Brain Trust For Animated Films, Includes Phil Lord & Chris Miller, Nicholas Stoller And More

    This was bound to happen, we're mostly just surprised it didn't happen sooner. You would think that with Pixar's long-standing track record of proving that originality, high standards and creative vision can produce results that please both audiences and critics, rival studios would copy...

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    CURE FOR A MOVIE HANGOVER

    I love watching movies, but it becomes challenging during December when the year’s lengthiest and most ambitious films arrive all at once. By the time I’m done digesting, writing about and voting for them, I need a breather. That’s when I start reading, for pleasure, and watching vintage B movies—ev...

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    Warner Bros. Sued By Tolkien Estate, Peter Jackson Responds To Animal Care Claims On 'The Hobbit'

    Perhaps it was Peter Jackson's uncanny concealment of the initial LOTR trilogy's production, or maybe just a smoother process the first time through, but as the December release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” draws closer, the ominous swirl of technical criticisms and cor...

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