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    Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire: Shawn Levy Replaces Brett Ratner On 'The 39 Clues'

    Even for a series of books with a youngish fanbase, it must have been dispiriting for those with a vested interest in "The 39 Clues," a series of adventure novels written by multiple authors, which number 15 to date, that Steven Spielberg, who was initially eying the project as a potential...

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    Shawn Levy Produces Peek Into The American Male Psyche With Jake Kasdan-Directed 'Man Made'

    The concept of masculinity has been called into question repeatedly over the past decade, and now with men turning to old-fashioned ideals and “Mad Men” re-runs for any sort of guidance, a new book-to-film adaptation, “Man Made,” aims to achieve some answers.

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    Shawn Levy Makes 'The Internship' Official; Starts Shooting With Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson This Summer

    After directing last year's "Real Steel," it looked like director Shawn Levy was heading back home to 20th Century Fox to direct either an adaptation of "Frankenstein" or, possibly, a remake "Fantastic Voyage." As of September of last year, Levy said that both proje...

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    Watch: Miles Fisher Returns For 'Pinkberry' Followup 'Staff Meeting: The Movie' With Charlize Theron, Shawn Levy & Max Landis

    Do you remember "Pinkberry: The Movie"? No? Well, you can watch it below, but it was a viral video made a couple years back featuring Miles Fisher as a powerful executive at the agency WME imploring his employees to come up with the next wave movie idea. The result? That's right, a mov...

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    Vince Vaughn & Owen Wilson Are 'Interns' For Shawn Levy

    "Wedding Crashers" fans, listen up. This may be the closest you'll ever get to a sequel to the 2005 movie: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are reuniting to star in "Interns" over at Twentieth Century Fox. The script was written by Vaughn himself (he also penned "Couples Ret...

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    Shawn Levy Didn't Want That Climatic Shot From 'Real Steel' To Be In The Trailer

    Director To Helm Comedy Pilot At ABC Starring Mandy MooreNeedless to say, if you haven't seen "Real Steel" this post contains spoilers, so if you have yet to take in Shawn Levy's robot boxing movie, you might want to move on. But then again, if you've already seen the trailer for the movie, one of t...

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    GM Looks To Back Guy Ritchie's 'Cannonball Run' Remake; Brad Pitt Wishlisted To Star

    Shawn Levy Second-In-Line To Direct, Wants Ben Stiller To StarSo, you may remember near the beginning of the year, word floated around the interwebs that Guy Ritchie was going to direct a remake of "Cannonball Run." At the time we put in some inquiries and were told by insiders at Warner Bros. that ...

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    'Real Steel' Helmer Shawn Levy To Direct Pinocchio Prequel 'The Three Misfortunes Of Geppetto'

    We're Really Excited About This! *Wooden Puppet Nose Grows To Twice Usual Length*The transformation of Shawn Levy is nearly complete. Having been a much-derided director of nakedly commercial comedies like "Night at the Museum," "Cheaper By The Dozen" and "The Pink Panther," the helmer took a left-t...

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    Hugh Jackman Trained With Sugar Ray Leonard & More You Need To Know About 'Real Steel'

    When “Real Steel” trailers first surfaced earlier in the year, it was difficult to know what to make of the robot boxing film. With Michael Bay’s triple feature letdown of the “The Transformers” trilogy and the unavoidable similarities between "Real Steel” and the kitschy Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em robots of...

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    Shawn Levy Says He's Still Trying To Crack The Script On 'Hardy Boys'

    Says 'Frankenstein' Will Chronicle Victor & Igor In Their '20s Shawn Levy's name might not pop into your head when you think of the most successful directors of recent years, but his track record speaks for itself. While even Levy admits earlier projects like “Pink Panther” and “Cheaper by the Dozen” had their faults, his back catalogue of box offices successes is almost unmatched in the current crop of directors. He's currently riding off three smash hits in a row, with the "Night At The Museum" films and last year's "Date Night." His ability to turn out enga...

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