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    Sprawling Cast Unveiled For The Wachowski’s Netflix Sci-Fi Show ‘Sense8’; Plot Details Emerge

    Are the Wachowsksi siblings over or in trouble? Does the bumping of their next sci-fi blockbuster, “Jupiter Ascending” – which was recently delayed from a prime summer slot, to a less admired February release – mean they’re headed for another flop?

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    ‘World War Z’ Endings: The Bloody Battle In Russia Vs. Damon Lindelof's Rewrite, What Was Changed & Why

    History is littered with movie productions that went haywire and melted down (we recently chronicled a few that survived bad buzz and some that didn't). Either imploding on set because of director/actor spats, budgets that ballooned into excess causing for major flops, or any number of confluent for...

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    Netflix Nabs The Wachowskis & Michael Straczynski's TV Series 'Sense8'

    Though last year’s “Cloud Atlas” wasn’t the barn-burner that some tipped it to be, The Wachowskis aren’t looking back, and are instead getting back to work. Not only are they working on their directorial follow-up "Jupiter Ascending," their first to tackle on their own since 2008’s “Speed Racer,” bu...

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    Netflix Teams Up With the Wachowskis for Their First TV Series 'Sense8'

    Last October we learned that the Wachowski siblings were looking to make their first venture onto the small screen with "Sense8," an hour-long series they developed with showrunner J. Michael Straczynski with the intention of shopping it around to different networks. Further details remained secreti...

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    The Wachowskis & 'Babylon 5' Creator J. Michael Straczynski Shopping Secretive TV Series 'Sense8'

    "Cloud Atlas" is coming, and buzz is building and if that translates into box office success, it will find the The Wachowski Starship back on top again after flopping with "Speed Racer." They've already got "Jupiter Ascending" brewing with Channing Tatum and Mila Ku...

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    The Wachowski Siblings Getting Into TV With Small Screen Project 'Sense8'

    With their sci-fi epic "Cloud Atlas" (co-directed by Tom Tykwer) opening in theaters at the end of this month, Andy and Lana Wachowski are, for their next project, looking at something for smaller screen -- if not necessarily on a smaller scale.

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    Starz Developing a Dracula TV Series, Because People Still Like Vampires, Right?

    Starz's sword-and-sandals hit "Spartacus" is coming to a (no doubt bloody but sexy) end after its next season, which is slated to start airing in January 2013. That means the network is on the hunt for more original programming and its latest venture is a pair of new projects in develo...

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    Dreamworks Acquires 'Voices From The Dead,' Spec Script About Houdini and Conan Doyle

    With two critically and commercially successful reboots appearing in the past few years, in the form of Guy Ritchie's big-screen actioner and the BBC's superior contemporary reboot, Sherlock Holmes is very much back on the agenda. But his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, has held almost as much fascination to filmmakers in recent years as the great detective himself: Doyle's appeared as a character, often in some kind of investigatory role, in the last decade in films like "Finding Neverland," "Shanghai Knights" and on the BBC mystery show "Murder Rooms," and now we look to be heading towards one more take that suggests that the writer didn't jus...

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