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    David Mamet Explores ’7 Deadly Sins’ For Fox; 'Descendants' Of Disney Characters Getting Their Own Movie & More

    As we await David Mamet's next feature "Blackbird" starring Cate Blanchett, which is due to start shooting in January, the writer/director continues to find lots of opportunities on the small screen. In fact, his last film "Phil Spector" hit HBO this spring, while over at CBS he's got a remake of "H...

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    Nobody Puts Originality In A Corner: Maria Maggenti To Write ‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot

    For anyone who has managed to go through their entire adult life without having seen “Dirty Dancing”: it's less a 1987 film about a seventeen year-old girl procreating with a lascivious Patrick Swayze, than a colossus that continues to bestride the world of cinema, distorting young boys’ and girls’ ...

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    'Dirty Dancing' Choreographer Kenny Ortega Returns To Direct Remake

    It really doesn't matter if you like the film or not; there is no denying that "Dirty Dancing" is an '80s classic and staple, an Oscar winner (Best Original Song for "(I've Had the) Time of My Life") and still a current pop culture reference point (a portion of Ryan Gosling's pick up routine in "Cra...

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    Director Kenny Ortega Puts The Brakes On Talks About MJ 'Thriller' Adaptation

    Sam Elliott Says He Knows Nothing About J. Jonah Jameson Talk, Katherine Heigl's 'Adaline' Goes To Summit & MoreThey're going to make a feature-length film out of Michael Jackson's music video "Thriller" (directed by John Landis) and Kenny Ortega -- who directed "Michael Jackson's This Is It" tour d...

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    Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' To Be Turned Into Feature Length Film

    Biopic On His Younger Years Also In The WorksEven though he's since passed on, that hasn't stopped Michael Jackson from being a moonwalking money making machine. The pop singer earned a staggering $275 million last year from beyond the grave, topping the Top Earning Dead Celebrity list (yes, someone...

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