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    Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci & Jeff Pinkner Return To Write 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3'

    While fans long for studios to take bolder risks with comic properties -- R-rated Batman! Gritty Daredevil! -- the bottom line is, as long as these franchises need to answer to shareholders, and make big profits, they have to play within the parameters of mainstream entertainment. Which easily expla...

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    After Tearing Into Fans, 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Screenwriter Roberto Orci Deletes Twitter Account

    A few days ago, Roberto Orci, the insanely well-paid writer/producer behind "Transformers," "Cowboys & Aliens," and "Star Trek," took to fan site TrekMovie.com to lambast fans who were overtly critical of this summer's sequel "Star Trek Into Darkness." (This was shortly after the world's largest "St...

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    Rumor: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' Helmer Jon M. Chu Contender To Direct 'Star Trek 3'; Kurtzman/Orci Will Write The Film

    A couple of weeks back an offhand comment by Zachary Quinto set nerds into a lather as it was suggested that J.J. Abrams—tasked with helming "Star Wars: Episode 7"—was somehow going to find time to direct "Star Trek 3" in time for a 2016 release. Keep dreaming, we said. And it would appear that our ...

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    Robert Rodriguez's 'From Dusk Till Dawn' Is Going To Be A TV Show Now

    You would think with two movies coming this year -- "Machete Kills" and "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" -- that would be more than enough on Robert Rodriguez's plate. But that would be to misunderstand the work ethic of the filmmaker, who always seems to be juggling a half dozen different things at a...

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    ‘Men In Black’ Scribe To Rewrite ‘Colossus’ For Will Smith; Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Team For Sci-Fi 'Sagittarius A'

    A few years back, we shared the news that a fledgling writer, Jason Rothenberg, seemed like he might be about to blow up, having been commissioned to pen a Will Smith-starring remake of 1970s sci-fi film “Colossus: The Forbin Project,” along with Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The Twilight Zone” reboot. But i...

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    Fox is Making a Modern Day 'Sleepy Hollow' Series

    Or at least the pilot for one. As Entertainment Weekly reports, Fox has ordered and committed to air an episode of a "modern-day supernatural thriller based on the 1820 short story" by Washington Irving, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

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    Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Pitching Modern 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show With Len Wiseman To Direct

    After their attempt at non-explosions filmmaking earlier this summer with "People Like Us" fizzled out, it looks like "Transformers" and "Star Trek" franchise writers/producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are going back to their bread and butter. Only this time, it&#...

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    Tom Cruise To Star In 'Van Helsing,' Will Co-Produce With Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci

    Universal wants to be in the Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci business, and why wouldn't they? The writing pair are one of the hottest hires around town, having lent their pens to two "Transformers" movies, "Star Trek" and its upcoming sequel, and they were just hired by Sony t...

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    Is This An Alternate Universe? 'Fringe' Gets Renewed For Fifth (And Final) Season

    Well this is something of a surprise – “Fringe,” the much-beloved but dismally rated sci-fi series created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, is getting a reprieve. Fox has announced that they’ve made a deal to bring back the series for a fifth (and final) 13-episode stretch, mostly, it...

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    Peter Parker Gets 'Transformers'-ized, Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci To Pen 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Sequel

    It's not as if the script for "The Amazing Spider-Man" is lacking in the blockbuster quotient behind it. While "Zodiac" scribe James Vanderbilt brings a slight air of prestige in the credits, the screenplay for the upcoming reboot is also credited to Steven "Harry Potter...

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