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    TV News: Mark Wahlberg Brings 'Shooter' To TNT, Bret Easton Ellis & James van der Beek Team For 'Post Empire' & More

    As the producer of "In Treatment," "Boardwalk Empire" and "Entourage," Mark Wahlberg knows what it takes to be successful on the small screen. And now, he's taking one of his own movies and developing it for a brand new series. His forgotten about 2007 action thriller "Shooter," directed by Antoine ...

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    Roger Avary To Write & Direct 'Castle Wolfenstein'

    Man, remember when those "Castle Wolfenstein" games were popular or were cutting edge? Remember when "Return To Castle Wolfenstein" was a big deal? Damn, we feel old. And yet, the brand and franchise continue to endure, and the long-gestating movie looks like it's finally hap...

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    John Cusack Gets Into Roger Avary's 'Airspace'

    John Cusack and/or his agent have been working the phones pretty hard this week. The last two days have seen the actor sign up for the financial drama "Due Process" and the Stephen King adaptation "Cell," and now Cusack has busted out the quill again to put his name on anoth...

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    Roger Avary on Working in TV and Bringing 'The Spirit of an Indie Film' to Spy Series 'XIII'

    Indiewire's own Eric Kohn caught up with Roger Avary at the Locarno Film Festival for the Oscar-winning screenwriter and director's first interview since he was jailed for eight months for vehicular manslaughter. While talking to the "Pulp Fiction" writer, Kohn asked him to sh...

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    Roger Avary's First Post-Prison Interview: Where His Career Will Take Him Next

    "Incarceration didn't change me," he said after a long pause. "In many ways, incarceration galvanized me. The totality of the experience helped me."

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    Roger Avary To Write Paul Verhoeven's 'Jesus Of Nazareth' As Financing Comes Together

    Biblical movies are all the rage in Hollywood right now, with Darren Aronofsky currently casting his "Noah" for a summer shoot,  Ridley Scott looking to tackle Moses for Fox while Steven Spielberg also has a Moses movie brewing for Warner Bros. Meanwhile, "Robocop"...

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    ReelzChannel Buys Stuart Townsend Spy Series 'XIII,' Now With Roger Avary On Board

    Like seemingly every other network and streaming service, the film-focused ReelzChannel is looking to get further into the realm of scripted series. Previously focused on programming about movies in theaters, on DVD and on premium channels (like "Maltin on Movies" and "Naked...

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    Marvel Continue Low-Rent 'Thor 2' Director Hunt, Consider TV Helmers Alan Taylor & Daniel Minahan

    As essentially a self-financing entity, Marvel has, perhaps understandably, been careful to look after the bottom line on their self-produced movies since "Iron Man." The movies have, without exception, cost north of $100 million, but the studio has been careful to keep the money on the sc...

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    Roger Avary To Direct Bret Easton Ellis' 'Glamorama' In 2012?

    The last time Roger Avary directed a film, it was in collaboration with Bret Easton Ellis. Together, the two of them were responsible for the hyperactive 2002 adaptation of "The Rules Of Attraction" and something of a spinoff in the mostly-improvisational "Glitterati" cut together from the extensive footage shot for Victor's European trip sequence. And how did that go? 'Attraction' pulled in less than $12 million worldwide, while "Glitterati" has only been seen by a handful of people and may never obtain any sort of release due to its pornographic content. So, naturally, Avary hasn't directed anything in almost a decade (not to mention his br...

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    'Pulp Fiction' Writer Roger Avary To Pen Adaptation Of William Faulkner's 'Sanctuary'

    It's been a while since we've heard anything about Roger Avary, the Academy Award winning co-writer of "Pulp Fiction" and there's a reason why. In 2009 he was sentenced to a year in prison for vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving, following a car crash which killed Avary's best friend, Andreas Z...

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