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    'Battle Royale' Might Get Turned Into A TV Show For CW

    Last fall, it was with a small amount of irony that producer Roy Lee revealed that the long-gestating Hollywood remake of the Japanese cult hit "Battle Royale" was essentially put on the back burner due to a similar film that has since become a massive hit. "'Hunger Games' definitely took a lot of w...

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    Watch: PBS Auto-Tunes 'The Joy of Painting' Host Bob Ross

    Having auto-tuned and remixed Mister Rogers to great viral success, PBS's web originals branch PBS Digital Studios has given the same treatment to the perennially zen late host of the "The Joy of Painting," Bob Ross.

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    'Tiny Apartment' May Expand From Web Series to Comedy Central

    "Tiny Apartment" may be expanding from a web series to a television one. Deadline reports that the online comedy -- created, written and produced by Mike O'Gorman, Jessie Cantrell and Pat Driscoll-- has gotten a pilot order at Comedy Central.

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    'Community' Creator Dan Harmon May Soon Have a Show on Fox

    "Community" will be back on air on NBC this fall without the active participation of creator and former showrunner Dan Harmon, who was parted from the show in May to much internet outcry from fans after reports of his being difficult to work with, of disagreements with the network and an u...

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    Watch: First Footage From 'Parade's End' With Benedict Cumberbatch; 'The Girl' With Sienna Miller & Jane Campion's 'Top Of The Lake'

    It's easy to get lost in the bombast of the blockbuster season and the allure of festivals just around the corner. But BBC2 is here to remind you they've got some tremendously promising, high calibre wares coming to a small screen near you, that might be enticing enough to skip heading ...

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    Lifetime Says Yes to 'Cinnamon Girl,' From Renee Zellweger and the Makers of 'Warrior'

    Lifetime has ordered a pilot for "Cinnamon Girl," a '60s and '70s set coming-of-age drama created by Renee Zellweger and Anthony Tambakis (one of the writers of "Warrior"). Interestingly enough, "Warrior" helmer Gavin O'Connor is attached to direct the pilot...

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    Jonathan Rhys Meyers Will Play a (Probably Sexy) Vampire on NBC's 'Dracula'

    Betting that we'll never tire of sultry vampires, NBC announced today that it was giving a ten-episode straight-to-series order to "Dracula," with "The Tudors" and "Velvet Goldmine" star Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the lead role.

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    "Office" Co-Creator Stephen Merchant Heads to HBO With 'Hello Ladies'

    Frequent Ricky Gervais collaborator Stephen Merchant is now on his way toward getting a show of his own on HBO. According to Deadline, the British comedian is attached to co-write, direct and star in "Hello Ladies," a pilot for which the premium network has just placed an order.

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    TNT To Develop Navy SEALS TV Show With 'Act Of Valor' Director Scott Waugh Helming Pilot

    After initially finding life as a training film for Navy SEALS, the action film “Act of Valor” nevertheless was fashioned into something of a blind success, hitting $80 million worldwide when it was released this past February. Naturally, interest in military projects has grown again sin...

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    'Ruby Sparks' Directors Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Talk Lighting A Scene With An iPad, Digital Vs. Film & A Brewing HBO Pilot

    Six years in a long time. Back in 2006 when Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' "Little Miss Sunshine" got huge buzz out of Sundance before hitting theaters, Steve Carell was just entering the third season of "The Office." Paul Dano was probably still best known as that guy fr...

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