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    Romance Classic 'Ghost' Becoming A TV Show, 'Tales From The Darkside' Rebooted

    Because a movie and/or TV show in a catalog at a studio is now something that be licensed, rebranded and repackaged and resold, a romantic classic and cult series are getting fresh life on the small screen.

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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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    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 New El Rey Network Plans a 'Latino James Bond' Series

    The announcement of the arrival of El Rey, a new English-language cable network aimed at Latino audiences and created by Robert Rodriguez, caused a stir at the Univision upfronts in May.

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    Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network Will Launch in December With a 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV Series

    At its upfront presentation today, Spanish-language giant Univision Communications (the company behind the planned remake of "Breaking Bad") announced that it will be launching a new channel in partnership with filmmaker turned media empire builder Robert Rodriguez.

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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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    Alex Kurtzman Wants To Do For 'Van Helsing' What Christopher Nolan Did For Batman

    We’re not sure that author Bram Stoker would’ve ever imagined that the characters in his beloved novel “Dracula” would one day be considered multi-billion dollar franchise properties. Though it doesn’t just stop at the titular character – played most famously by the one and only Bela Lugosi – but al...

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