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    Showtime Orders Hedge Fund Drama Pilot 'Billions' From NYT Columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin

    Showtime has issued its first drama pilot pick up of the year. "Billions" is the result of a collaboration between writing veterans Brian Koppelman and David Levien -- the duo behind "Runaway Jury," "The Girlfriend Experience" and "Ocean's Thirteen," -- and New York Times Financial Columnist and CNB...

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    Six Second Screenwriting Advice and Why All Screenwriting Books are a Con

    Back in September, we wrote about Brian Koppelman's six second screenwriting tips on Vine (he just posted tip #122). Here he follows up on his #1 tip, which is that "All screenwriting books are bullshit, all. Watch movies, read screenplays. Let them be your guide."

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    Review: Online Gambling World Thriller 'Runner Runner' Starring Ben Affleck & Justin Timberlake

    While the conversation around the career rebound of Matthew McConaughey will continue this fall with "Dallas Buyers Club," many forget that it was 2011's "The Lincoln Lawyer" that gave the actor the first spring in his comeback step. On paper, it was a rather routine procedural, but it was elevated ...

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    Six Second Screenplay Tips from Screenwriter Brian Koppelman (on Vine!)

    Screenwriter Brian Koppelman has taken to sharing his screenwriting wisdom in six second tips on Vine.

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    Brian Koppelman and David Levien Hired as Showrunners for Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger's HBO Rock and Roll Drama Project

    Mike Jagger, Martin Scorsese and "Boardwalk Empire" creator Terence Winter have been slowly working on a project at HBO that sounds almost too good to be true -- a drama set in the New York music scene the late '70s.

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    Vince Vaughn To Lead Universal's Big Screen Reboot Of 'The Rockford Files'

    While Sony is celebrating the success of "21 Jump Street" and the rest of Hollywood dusts off various TV reboots they've had sitting in drawers, for Vince Vaughn, he's been there and done that already. In 2004 he teamed with Owen Wilson and director Todd Phillips for "Starsky ...

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    Ben Affleck & Justin Timberlake Go Online Gambling In 'Runner, Runner'

    After playing Napster guru Sean Parker in David Fincher's "The Social Network," it looks like Justin Timberlake is getting ready to go back online, only this time the roll of the dice will be for something other than MP3s.

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    'Solitary Man' Team Brian Koppelman & David Levien To Rewrite & Direct Neil Strauss' 'The Game'

    No book or author/personality has been as sleazy in recent memory as Neil Strauss. His breakout bestseller "The Game" is part memoir and part expose, chronicling Strauss’ own adventures in the guys club world of pick-up artists and his experiences and successes with the techniques he learned from these guys that more or less involves reducing women to a bunch of base stereotypes. Basically, it’s kind of total douchebag stuff that at the same time is repulsively fascinating. So while we're a little bummed that "Solitary Man" team Brian Koppelman and David Levien have made this their next film, we're hopeful they'll be able to find some depth ...

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