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    Max Landis Shares 1920s Set Opening Pitch For 'Ghostbusters 3' But Denies Recent Reports He's Writing It

    For a movie that still has no director, no release date and seems to be forever spinning its wheels, despite tentative plans to shoot next year, there's surely been a lot written about "Ghostbusters 3." Either people are genuinely interested or they like a good story about development hell, but once...

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    Trailers from Hell Takes on 'The Terminator'

    Today on Trailers from Hell, "Chronicle" screenwriter Max Landis discusses James Cameron's 1984 sci-fi classic "The Terminator," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton.

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    'Adventureland' Duo Jesse Eisenberg & Kristen Stewart Reteam For Action Comedy 'American Ultra'

    It seems like an eon ago but circa 2009, Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart were at very different points in their career. The former had yet to find a role as notable as his turn in 2005's "The Squid And The Whale" while the latter had already banked one "Twilight" movie but was still eager to fle...

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    Max Landis Says 'Chronicle 2' Would Have Been Called 'Martyr,' Spills Plot Details

    Writer Max Landis has never failed in being a wellspring of ideas, whether on his rapid-fire Twitter feed or on-camera describing Superman's values. But the most-lobbied amount of hints—and now musings on missed potential—rests with “Chronicle 2,” the sequel to Josh Trank's Landis-penned superhero h...

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    Dad Was Right: 'Chronicle 2' Moving On Without Writer Max Landis

    Parents just don't understand... or wait, maybe they totally, really do. Last fall, Papa John Landis revealed that all was not well between Fox and his son/screenwriter/director Max Landis. The kid was working on a script for the sequel to the surprise smash hit "Chronicle," but apparently suits at ...

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    VidCritz: Max Landis Reviews 'Man of Steel'

    The writer of "Chronicle" has some stern words for Zack Snyder.

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    Watch: Max Landis Criticizes Carnage In 'Man Of Steel,' Compares Movie To 'Transformers 3' & 'Avengers'

    While "Man Of Steel" will unquestionably be a financially successful reboot of the Superman franchise -- in ten days it has passed the $200 million domestic take of "Superman Returns" -- opinions are still split among critics, general audiences and fanboys as to whether or not the superhero was done...

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    Oh Dad, You Don't Know Nuthin! Max Landis Says 'Chronicle 2' Not Troubled; Still In Development

    You've got to love the teenager who puts his out-of-touch dad on blast. OK, that's not exactly the deal, but it's what this story comically reminds us of. It starts with Dad, venerable '80s filmmaker John Landis ("The Blues Brothers," "Trading Places," Michael Jackson's iconic "Thriller" video), say...

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    'Chronicle' Writer Max Landis To Make Directorial Debut With 'Me Him Her'

    Max Landis is one of the most promising rising stars in Hollywood right now, and thankfully that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with the 27 year-old trading on his father’s name. Landis got himself a whole heap of positive attention thanks to his brilliant script for this year&rsquo...

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    John Landis Says Fox Doesn't Love Max Landis' 'Chronicle 2' Script, His Paris-Set Monster Movie Is Dead For Now & Talks Hardships Of 'American Werewolf'

    While much has been said about Universal Studios not having a standout year at the box office, or at least one befitting of the landmark studio's 100th Anniversary this year, you’d barely be able to tell by the rate at which they’re celebrating. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS...

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