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    Universal Sets Release Date for 'Kick Ass 2,' Bumps Back '47 Ronin,' Moves Up 'Jurassic Park 3-D'

    Universal has been moving around its release slots. We already detailed changes on the release dates for Ron Howard's Chris Hemsworth NASCAR vehicle "Rush," Tom Cruise in sci-fi epic "Oblivion," and Guillermo del Toro's horrific "Mama" here. Now the studio is giving "Kick Ass 2" a release date of Ju...

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    '47 Ronin' Moved Again To Christmas Day 2013; 'Kick-Ass 2,' '2 Guns' & More Get Dates

    So, if Universal initially moving "47 Ronin" from November 21st to February 8, 2013 was a sign that they lacked faith in the flick, is this next manuever an indication they now, in fact, have big plans for it? You don't hand out holiday dates to just anything, and the studio has n...

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    Discuss: Is Movie Studio Interest In Comic-Con Beginning To Wane?

    Now Cannes is long in the rear-view mirror, and the LA Film Festival just underway, the next big event on the film calendar is, for better or worse, San Diego Comic-Con. Originally a small gathering of fans of science fiction and comics, it's now grown into a vast Geek Bonnaroo, taking around 130,00...

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    Discuss: As 'World War Z' Gets Seven Weeks Of Reshoots, Why Are So Many Tentpoles Being Delayed & Reworked?

    Reshoots: they're the new principal photography, it would seem. Every so often, a story will crop up that some major movie has reassembled its cast and crew for what's usually referred to as "additional photography." And it's easy for that to be blown up into some kind of scaremongering story, when ...

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    '47 Ronin' Bumped To February 8, 2013

    So, was it because of the reshoots that are apparently taking place on "47 Ronin" or to give the film more time to get the 3D looking right? Well, it depends on who you believe but either way, if you wanted to see the Keanu Reeves-led samurai epic, you're going to have to wait just a l...

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    Atticus Ross To Score Keanu Reeves' Samurai Epic '47 Ronin'

    While Atticus Ross is best known for his collaborations with Trent Reznor in Nine Inch Nails and of course on the soundtracks for "The Social Network" (which won them an Oscar) and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," he has ventured out on his own on more than one occassion. He ha...

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    Rinko Kikuchi Joins '47 Ronin' With Keanu Reeves

    Hiroyuki Sanada, Kou Shibasaki & Tadanobu Asano Also Join The CastAre you ready for a big budget samurai movie based on a legendary incident in Japanese history where everybody dies at the end (though we'll guess they'll change that part here)? Then get ready for "47 Ronin." The long-in-development ...

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    Keanu Reeves Vehicle '47 Ronin' Won't Be Released In 47D, Will Be Released In 3D

    The samurai genre (or 'chanbara' if we wanted to show off), is almost as old as cinema itself, with Japanese cinema featuring films focusing on the life of the samurai as far back as the silent era. There are a host of classics in the style, mostly thanks to the work of Akira Kurosawa, but as far as...

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    Carl Rinsch Drops Out Of 'Logan's Run'; Directing '47 Ronin' With Keanu Reeves Instead

    10 Million Screenwriters On 'Logan' Project Might Not Have Helped Its ChancesWhere do you know the name Cark Erik Rinsch? He was a commercias director and Ridley Scott protege that had made such an impression on Scott with his sci-fi short "The Gift" that the director originally wanted him to helm t...

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    'The Bourne Legacy' Set For August 3, 2012; More Universal Dates Announced

    'The Dark Tower,' '47 Ronin,' 'Safe House' & More SlottedUniversal has begun mapping out their theatrical calendar for 2012 and into 2013 and following yesterday's news that Judd Apatow's next film would hit on June 1, 2012 a new flurry of dates have been confirmed.

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