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    'Sinister Six' Sets 2016 Release Date, 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' Pushed To 2018

    "It’s all up for grabs, right now, We’re just trying to figure it out," Alex Kurtzman told Collider recently about what Sony's plans were for "Sinister Six" and "The Amazing Spider-Man 3." And things hadn't been looking good for the franchise in general, with writer/producer Roberto Orci exiting the...

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    The Guys Behind 'The Mummy' And 'Fast Five' Will Reboot & "Unify" Universal's Classic Movie Monsters Ala Marvel's MCU

    In the era of reboots and remakes, if an attempt to bring back a franchise fails, it's cool because you can just try again a few years later. Of even if it was successful, you can still reboot it, even if the next incarnation is a total disappointment (see "The Amazing Spider-Man"). And so it goes w...

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    Powerhouse Duo Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Split Up, Orci Wants To Direct 'Star Trek 3'

    For better (and definitely for worse), producing/writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have been behind some of the biggest blockbusters of the last decade or so. "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Star Trek" franchises are among their biggest accomplishments, and "Now You See Me" was a massive hit....

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    Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx & Dane DeHaan

    As far as superhero reboots go, "room for improvement" was probably the best way to sum up 2012's "The Amazing Spider-Man." Certainly financially, the film made a very healthy $750 million worldwide, but that's still less than any of the three Sam Raimi films that preceded it. And creatively, the fi...

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    El Rey Network Scores Alfred Molina for Kurtzman/Orci Original Action Series, 'Matador' Premiering in July on Robert Rodriguez's New Cable Network

    Genre filmmaker Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network announced today that Alfred Molina (The Da Vinci Code, Spider Man) has been cast as Andres Galan in the network's upcoming scripted original set to premiere July 2014. Previously announced cast members include Gabriel Luna, Nicky Whelan and Neil Hopk...

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    Josh Trank Out, Alex Kurtzman To Co-Write & Direct 'Venom'; Drew Goddard Writing 'Sinister Six''

    Zoinks. With Marvel's "Avengers" franchises expanding, and "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" widening the X-universe over at Fox, it was only a matter of time before Sony looked at the world of "Spider-Man" and seized on a massive opportunity to bombard us with brands and sequels tell new and exciting st...

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    The CW Plans a Reboot of George A. Romero Anthology Series 'Tales From The Darkside'

    Horror on TV has been making a huge comeback over the past few years with shows like "The Walking Dead," "American Horror Story" and "Hemlock Grove" scaring the heck out of us with shock and gore. The CW is adding to the thrill with a new adaptation of George A. Romero's "Tales From The Darkside" in...

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    Romance Classic 'Ghost' Becoming A TV Show, 'Tales From The Darkside' Rebooted

    Because a movie and/or TV show in a catalog at a studio is now something that be licensed, rebranded and repackaged and resold, a romantic classic and cult series are getting fresh life on the small screen.

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    Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner Return To Write 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'

    While fans long for studios to take bolder risks with comic properties -- R-rated Batman! Gritty Daredevil! -- the bottom line is, as long as these franchises need to answer to shareholders, and make big profits, they have to play within the parameters of mainstream entertainment. Which easily expla...

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    Rumor: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Helmer Jon M. Chu Contender To Direct 'Star Trek 3'; Kurtzman/Orci Will Write The Film

    A couple of weeks back an offhand comment by Zachary Quinto set nerds into a lather as it was suggested that J.J. Abrams—tasked with helming "Star Wars: Episode 7"—was somehow going to find time to direct "Star Trek 3" in time for a 2016 release. Keep dreaming, we said. And it would appear that our ...

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