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    'Iron Man 3' Writer Drew Pearce, 'Somersault' Helmer Cate Shortland & More Line Up New Directing Gigs

    Making the leap from writing movies to directing them is a big step, but with scripts for "Iron Man 3" and "Mission: Impossible 5" under his belt, Drew Pearce is now ready to call the shots on set. Chernin Entertainment and Fox have snagged "The Long Run," a spec script by Pearce which is lining up ...

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    Writer Drew Pearce Says 'Runaways' Movie Still Possible In A Post-'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Marvel Universe

    Exclusive: Earlier today we got a chance to chat with Drew Pearce, the British screenwriter who co-scripted last summer's "Iron Man 3," and who has written and directed a short follow-up of sorts, a Marvel One-Shot entitled "All Hail the King." We'll have more from that interview in anticipation of ...

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    Mandarin Is Back In First Images From Marvel One-Shot 'All Hail The King' Starring Ben Kingsley

    As every comic fan on the planet pretty much guessed, the next Marvel One Shot short film, which will be arriving on the "Thor: The Dark World" Blu-ray, is "All Hail The King" and it will mark the return of the divisive Mandarin to the Marvel-verse. Played with glee by Ben Kingsley, some fans were u...

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    'Iron Man 3' Writer Drew Pearce To Pen 'Mission: Impossible 5,' Filming To Kick Off In The Fall

    Want to know the secret to becoming Hollywood's hottest screenwriter? It turns out all you have to do is write a British superhero sitcom that no one watches. At least that's how U.K. scribe Drew Pearce broke through; he was behind the excellent but little-seen ITV2 show "No Heroics" a few years bac...

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    First Draft Of 'Iron Man 3' Script Had A Sex Tape Subplot With Aldrich Killian & Pepper Potts

    “Iron Man 3” continues to conquer the peaks of box office mountain and if you haven’t seen it yet, well, you probably should (and then see if you agree with our choices for best and worst elements of the movie). If you have managed to catch it, then feel free to check out the latest and amusing podc...

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    Review: 'Iron Man 3' Is A Solid, Sometimes Surprising Start To Marvel's Phase Two Movies

    After just about as successful a start as you could ask for (three new franchises, and one mega-franchise that kicked off with the third biggest movie of all time), the Marvel movie machine is moving into its next phase. And with it comes the risk of dilution; we're getting at least two movies a yea...

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    Jason Segel To Star In Punk Rock Parenting Pic 'The Other F Word'

    Jason Segel and music, are like peanut butter and chocolate. The actor rarely heads into a project that doesn't have him contributing at least a bit of musical flavor, whether it's slappin' de bass with Paul Rudd while listening to Rush in "I Love You Man," creating a vampire p...

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    'Iron Man 3' Writer Drew Pearce To Do Minor Rewrite On Gareth Edwards' 'Godzilla'

    "Godzilla" is happening, and likely realizing just how important (and potentially lucrative) this franchise is, Legendary and Warner Bros. are making sure everything is done to ensure the best movie possible. While Comic-Con attendees got a memorable teaser this summer, the unveiling was a...

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    On The Rise 2012: 5 Screenwriters To Keep An Eye On In The Next Few Years

    Unlike in theater or television, writers generally get the short end of the stick in the movie business. When a film doesn't work, the script is blamed, when it does work, the director gets credit. Writers get fired, rehired, fired again, rewritten and screwed out of credit. But that's not to say th...

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    'Easy A' Helmer Will Gluck To Direct Action-Comedy 'Secretaries Day' From 'Iron Man 3' Writer Drew Pearce

    Sony loves Will Gluck. In the course of three movies (“Fired Up!,” “Easy A,” and “Friends With Benefits”) he transformed the company’s Screen Gems shingle from a cheap huckster of common genre flicks (the “Underworld” movies, “Takers,” “Priest,” “Burlesque”) into the premiere haven for somewhat-inte...

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