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    Casting: Eva Green Joins Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine,' Matthias Schoenaerts Drops 'Belgica' And More

    With his Oscar contender "Big Eyes" starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz coming soon, those who prefer Burton's more whimsical movies shouldn't worry. Early next year he's gearing up an adaptation of Ranson Riggs’ “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” and he's got his eye on a former coll...

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    Get Screenwriting Tips From Tony Gilroy, Susannah Grant, David S. Goyer and More in BAFTA's "How I Write" Video Series

    In an effort to inspire and equip aspiring screenwriters with the tricks of the trade, BAFTA has created a series of videos entitled "How I Write," featuring established Hollywood screenwriters like Tony Gilroy, Peter Morgan and Richard Curtis.

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    The bullet points of WikiLeaks’ rise and fall are dutifully covered, but the movie bites off more than it can chew.

    Usually, movies derived from current or recent events take one of two courses: to reveal, or speculate about, the background story we don’t know, or to provide insight into the actions of familiar real-life figures. Writer Peter Morgan is particularly adept at this, as he has shown in such scree...

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    In the Works: Ang Lee and Screenwriter Peter Morgan May Collaborate on 3-D Muhammad Ali Film

    Details from a buzzed-about collaboration between director Ang Lee and screenwriter Peter Morgan on a 3-D boxing film have surfaced. Morgan has reportedly started writing the film and hopes to finish this year.

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    'Fantastic Four,' Mark Millar's 'Kindergarten Heroes,' Ang Lee's 3D Boxing Movie & More Get Writers

    The past week or so has seen quite a few writers land some gigs, ranging from big blockbusters to gritty thrillers, so let's get right into the mix.

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    Rush

    Ron Howard has brought this story to life with unbridled energy, transforming each race into an adrenaline-charged vignette that could serve as a master class in staging and editing action scenes.

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    TIFF Review: ‘Rush’ Starring Chris Hemsworth & Daniel Brühl Finds Ron Howard In Top Gear

    It's only "rebels, lunatics and dreamers" that decide to get behind the wheel and race for a living, so quips Austrian driver Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) in the early moments of Ron Howard's "Rush," and there's an undeniable logic to his observation. For who else would willingly strap themselves into ...

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    Watch: Ron Howard Races for Oscar Gold With 'Rush' Trailer

    After teaming up five years earlier for the Oscar-nominated "Frost/Nixon," director Ron Howard and writer Peter Morgan have come together once more for the Formula 1 racing drama "Rush," the true story of two clashing European rivals who defined the sport throughout the 1970s. Universal has released...

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    Trailer Watch: Rubber Meets the Road in Ron Howard's 'Rush,' Starring Hemsworth and Bruhl as Formula 1 Rivals

    The first trailer for Ron Howard's "Rush" has landed. Penned by Peter Morgan ("The Queen"), the film stars Avenger Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl ("Inglourious Basterds") as '70s Formula 1 racing stars and rivals, Brit playboy James Hunt and and Austrian Niki Lauda.

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    Helen Mirren Continues Her Reign in 'The Audience,' Reprises Role of Elizabeth II for the Stage

    Helen Mirren will be The Queen again, but this time on stage in "The Audience," a new play by Peter Morgan focusing on Queen Elizabeth II's relationship with the 12 different prime ministers who serve during her epic reign. Mirren's top-notch career doesn't seem to be flagging a bit, with news yeste...

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