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    Reeves Joins Actor-Director Gang with Chinese-Language 'Man of Tai Chi'

    On February 28, Keanu Reeves began production in China on his directorial debut, "Man of Tai Chi." The Chinese-language film will shoot over six months in China and Hong Kong on a budget of $32 million. It is a contemporary action film; famed martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping will w...

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    Weekly Wrap: Box Office, Interviews, Final Pre-Oscar Round-Up, Festivals, In the Works and More

    Weekly Wrap: Box Office, Interviews, Final Pre-Oscar Round-Up, Festivals, In the Works and More

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    Paramount and Bad Robot Extend First-Look Deal to Late 2015

    Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Productions are extending their exclusive first-look agreement through the end of 2015. Why wouldn't they? If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

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    WATCH: Sam Mendes' Ho-hum Videoblog Debuts on 007 'Skyfall' Website

    Sam Mendes' first videoblog debuted with more of a whimper than a bang (or more of a stir than a shake if you prefer) at 7:00 AM GMT on the official "Skyfall" website. At one minute and thirty seconds, the videoblog is probably not what diehard Bond fans have been waiting for.

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    Guillermo del Toro to Produce CG 'Day of the Dead' with Reel FX; A 'Romeo and Juliet' Tale Set in Mexico

    Guillermo del Toro has signed on to produce and present Reel FX's "Day of the Dead," a CG-animated film to be directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez. Gutierrez, whose credits include "El Tigre" and "The Adventures of Manny Rivera," is writing the script with Doug Langdale. ...

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    Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Interviews, Festival Updates, Post-BAFTA Oscar Analysis, In the Works and More

    Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Interviews, Festival Updates, Post-BAFTA Oscar Analysis, In the Works and More

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    IN THE WORKS: TWC Casts Streep, Roberts To Lead Adaptation of 'August: Osage County'

    Coming off a strong year and an even hotter awards season, with “The Artist,” “My Week With Marilyn” and “The Iron Lady” already awarded and still in contention for Oscars, The Weinstein Company (TWC) today confirmed casting for the film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and To...

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    IN THE WORKS: Studios Raid Hitchcock Files, First 'Rebecca,' Now 'Suspicion'

    Joan Fontaine was nominated for the Oscar for two back-to-back Hitchcock masterpieces, 1940's "Rebecca" and 1941's "Suspicion," and won for the latter. In the space of a week it looks like two studios are prepping remakes of those films. Of course, Working Title/DreamWor...

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    IN THE WORKS: Guillermo Del Toro To Direct Another 'Beauty and the Beast,' with Emma Watson

    Just as one "Beauty and the Beast," with French stars Lea Seydoux and Vincent Cassel, gets underway, Warner Bros. is pushing Guillermo del Toro to direct his planned production of "Beauty and the Beast," with Brit TV scribe Andrew Davies ("The Three Musketeers") working...

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    In The Works: More Fairy Tales -- From Seydoux's Beauty & Cassel's Beast to Disney's 'Seven'

    Hollywood can't get enough of fairly tales and mythic heroes. They're branded, for one thing. News of a few noteworthy projects dropped over a crowded awards weekend.

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