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    Emma Forrest To Adapt 'My Salinger Year'; 'Police Academy' Remake Still Happening, Jeremy Garelick To Pen Script

    Here are a couple of updates on projects that now have some writers, the first a unique take on a literary icon, the second a crass remake no one is asking for....

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    'Arrested Development' Creator Mitchell Hurwitz To Remake Lars Von Trier's 'The Boss Of It All'

    Playlist Favorite Emma Forrest Will Pen ScriptMitch Hurwitz hasn't been able to catch a break in the last few years. The creator of the much-missed sitcom classic "Arrested Development" has had a string of pilots that never made it past the pilot stage (including US-set remakes of "The Thick Of It" and "Absolutely Fabulous"), while his two shows that did make it to air, the animation "Sit Down Shut Up" and the Will Arnett vehicle "Running Wilde," were swiftly cancelled (principally, it should be said, because neither was much good). Meanwhile, the rumor mill on a potential "Arrested Development" movie continues to churn, without much progress...

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    Emma Forrest Says 'Your Voice In My Head' Is Not About Colin Farrell

    Yesterday, it was reported that screenwriter Emma Forrest, the up-and-coming scribe behind the excellent and sadly unproduced screenplay "Liars (A-E)" had her memoir optioned a film. Entitled "Your Voice In My Head," the book chronicles a particularly trying time in Forrest's life in which she battled self-destructive behavior and was saved by a compassionate psychiatrist. And while much has been made about her previous relationship with Colin Farrell -- which she was in while she wrote the memoir -- we reached out to Forrest to ask her to clear the air regarding her memoir. And though she was already weary of being misrepresented by the pres...

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    Emma Forrest's Memoir 'Your Voice In My Head' (Featuring Colin Farrell) Headed To The Big Screen

    Screenwriter Emma Forrest has been on our radar for a while. She featured on our list of "5 Screenwriters About To Hit The Big Time" largely due to the strength of her excellent script "Liars (A-E)," which focused on a woman on the verge of turning 30 who, after she's dumped by her rock star boyfriend on election night, decides to travel to Obama's inauguration with her younger best friend, stopping along the way to take back gifts she'd given all her ex-boyfriends. At one point, the film was set up with Richard Linklater directing and Kat Dennings and Rebecca Hall set to star but -- blast you movie gods! -- the project fell apart. The script...

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