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    Watch: New Trailer For 'Paddington' Starring Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman & Hugh Bonneville

    It's hard to think of a producer more successful right now than David Heyman. Before anyone had even heard of them, he picked up the rights to the "Harry Potter" books from J.K. Rowling, and turned them into the biggest franchise in history. Beyond that, he's also been behind megahits "I Am Legend" ...

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    Saoirse Ronan To Star In WW1 Nursing Memoir 'Testament Of Youth,' From 'Harry Potter' Producer David Heyman

    After mightily impressing in the likes of “Atonement,” “The Lovely Bones” and more recently “Hanna,” Saoirse Ronan (a name almost impossible to type correctly on a first attempt) looks to have a very exciting career ahead of her. She’ll star in Neil Jordan&r...

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    'Paddington Bear' Movie Moves Forward From 'Harry Potter' Producer & 'Mighty Boosh' Director

    CGI/live-action hybrids of iconic childrens’ characters don’t have a great track-record in terms of quality. We could list the many terrible films that have followed this pattern, but it’s probably much easier to sum up their quality in a single quote. When asked in “Zombieland” about whether or not...

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    'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter Moira Buffini To Adapt Erin Morgenstern's Bestseller 'The Night Circus' For 'Harry Potter' Producer David Heyman

    Few producers can claim to have the track record of David Heyman. The son of veteran producers John and Norma Heyman, he was behind a couple of projects in the 1990s -- Tupac Shakur vehicle "Juice" and underrated cannibal tale "Ravenous" among them -- but came to fame as the smar...

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    'The Vault' & 'Nonplayer' Comics Start Their Journey To The Big Screen

    Franchises rule the roost in Hollywood these days, so here's a couple updates on some comics that are now winding their way to the big screen and may become a new tentpole in a theater near you.

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    'Harry Potter' Producer David Heyman Eyes ‘The Night Circus’; Boards the Gravy Train

    Producer David Heyman is fond of telling the story of how in the late '90s he spearheaded the production of a small children’s title from a relatively inexperienced publisher and a completely unknown author, and it ended up becoming the megaton juggernaut film franchise we all know and love today as “Harry Potter”. Though his production company, Heyday Films, presumably had more than a little help at the time from Warner Bros., a decade and kajillion dollars later, it’s a gambit that’s not so much paid off as exploded through the stratosphere into blanket cultural ubiquity. With the franchise bowing out in spectacular fashion this weekend – a...

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