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    'Games Of Thrones' & 'Thor: The Dark World' Director Alan Taylor To Helm 'Terminator 5'

    Alan Taylor has officially claimed the iron throne. The "Game of Thrones" director, whose big-budget Marvel project "Thor: The Dark World" opens this fall (the footage we saw at D23 was officially "quite good"), has been named the director of the next "Terminator" film from Annapurna Pictures and Pa...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Croods' Notches Best Animated Opening Since November

    Normally, we’re besieged by animated fare during all months, but not so far in 2013. The only animated film of the year thus far was “Escape From Planet Earth,” a production from The Weinstein Company that was treated like a last minute dump, posting numbers that only counted as a hit compared to th...

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    Harmony Korine May Direct A Southern Crime Family Tale Next; Is Developing Projects With Annapurna Pictures

    Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" is a hit in limited release. In fact, the girls gone wild meets Korine's enfante terrible aesthetics flick, posted the biggest limited release of 2013 thus far — a per-theater average $90,000 making it the the 10th-highest average ever for a live-action film in li...

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    Watch: Annapurna Pictures Sizzle Reel Celebrates 'The Master,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Lawless' & More

    With the Oscars over, it looks like we are finally ready to stop talking about last year’s movies and keep our focus entirely on this year’s crop of films. Well, most of us are ready to do that. Annapurna Pictures has posted a nifty little sizzle reel on their site showcasing the collect...

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    Megan Ellison Hates Harvey Weinstein & More: 7 Highlights From The Juicy Vanity Fair Profile On The Annapurna Scion

    Vanity Fair’s 2013 Hollywood issue is kind of the gift that keeps on giving. It not only has an awesome oral history of “Pulp Fiction” (highlights of which you can read here), but it also has some pretty in-depth and juicy profiles. But, the most tantalizing is about Megan Ellison, the 27-year old d...

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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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