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    Folks Behind 'Avatar' & 'Drive Angry' Teaming To Write Megan Ellison's New 'Terminator' Movie

    While Megan Ellison has made her name on working with auteurs like Paul Thomas Anderson, Harmony Korine and Kathryn Bigelow, she's got blockbuster aspirations. Way back in the spring of 2011, she snapped up the rights to the "The Terminator" franchise, and while there has been ple...

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    Annapurna and Color Force Take Film Rights to Bestseller 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

    Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures and Color Force have secured the feature film rights to Maria Semple's bestselling novel "Where'd You Go, Bernadette." Scott Neudstadter and Michael Weber ("500 Days of Summer") will pen the script, with Semple serving as executive producer.

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    Producers Talk 'Les Mis,' 'Argo,' 'Django,' 'Hobbit,' 'Silver Linings, 'Master' at THR Roundtable

    I enjoy the award-season THR roundtables not only because I know some of the players, but because I don't know some of them. And you always learn something.

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    From Megan Ellison to Ai Weiwei, Critics Comment on the 2012 Indiewire Critics Poll

    There are plenty of diverse opinions evident from the lists of best films, performances and other highlights from 2012 accomplishments in film submitted by over 200 critics in Indiewire's poll. While the consensus surrounding certain achievements may generate a lot of attention, there's a lot more t...

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    Ellison Siblings Team Annapurna & Skydance for 'Terminator' Revamp

    Megan Ellison has enlisted her brother, David Ellison, to be her financial and creative partner on her new vision for "The Terminator" franchise. Ellison pledged over $20 million for the rights to the franchise 18 months ago, promising to finish the cyborg's storyline via a new series of films.

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    Megan Ellison Teams With David Ellison To Bring The Terminator Back To The Big Screen

    Well, this isn’t much of a shocking development. In a surprise move last year, our favorite billionaire producer Megan Ellison -- earning fans of arthouse fare by getting behind recent pictures by Paul Thomas Anderson, Andrew Dominik, John Hillcoat, Kathryn Bigelow and Harmony Korine -- won th...

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    Megan Ellison One-Ups Sly Stallone, Guarantees An R-Rating For Next 'Terminator' Film

    Let's face it. Even if you weren't a fan of the first "Expendables" film, the normally fan-friendly Sylvester Stallone spit in the face of his fans, declaring "Expendables 2" a PG-13 affair, putting commerce before...we don't want to say art, but integrity sure fits. ...

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    Exclusive: Blake Lively, Jude Law & Channing Tatum Will Lead Steven Soderbergh's 'The Side Effects'

    We're a couple of weeks away from the arrival of the actioner "Haywire," the first of two Steven Soderbergh films getting released this year (to be followed by male stripper drama "Magic Mike" in the summer), but with the director's retirement/hiatus from filmmaking looming, he's not hanging around....

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    Acclaimed Music Video Director Chris Milk To Helm 'Bitterroot' Produced By Gore Verbinski

    Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures To FinanceIt seems acclaimed music video director Chris Milk has found a new best bud in everyone's favorite young, billionaire movie producer/financier Megan Ellison. Earlier in the month it was announced the pair were teaming on an ambitious film adaptation of th...

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    Arcade Fire Video Director Chris Milk & Megan Ellison To Turn Danger Mouse Album 'Rome' Into Movie

    With music videos being the background of filmmakers as disparate as Spike Jonze and Michael Bay, it's always worth keeping an eye on who's coming up in that world, and a few months ago, we picked five who seemed the most likely to break out. One was Chris Milk, an artist who's combined more traditi...

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