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    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Director on Staying True to Jane Austen, Even During the Zombie Apocalypse

    Burr Steers discusses the novelist's continuing relevance, disliking the word "kitsch," and how he borrowed from 'Yellow Submarine' and 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' for his adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's popular genre mash-up.

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    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies': World War Zzzzzs (Review & Roundup)

    Though it chances once or twice into cleverness, Burr Steers' horror/comedy/action/romance mash-up staggers along like the undead, a Frankenstein's monster of spare parts.

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    Tim Burton Actually In Legitimate Talks To Direct Michael Keaton in ‘Beetlejuice 2′

    In the 28 years that Tim Burton has been making feature-length films he’s made a sequel only once: “Batman Returns,” the 1992 sequel to “Batman” in 1989. Of course there is “Frankenweenie,” but that’s a feature-length remake/expansion Burton's 1984 short film of the same name. And while the Hallowee...

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    That 'Gremlins' Reboot Is Still Happening & The Guy Behind 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Is Producing

    You might have forgotten or blocked it from your memory, but earlier this year news surfaced that Warner Bros. was in negotiations with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment to reboot "Gremlins." Why? Just because and probably because it's a property that people know and has yet to be scorched and...

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    'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Writer Seth Grahame-Smith Polishing 'Fantastic Four'

    Following the success of their relaunch of the mutant franchise with 2011’s “X-Men: First Class,” 20th Century Fox decided last year to reboot the critically maligned “Fantastic Four” series with “Chronicle” director Josh Trank at the helm. With a Spring 201...

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    White House Secrets Revealed In 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

    So let’s get this straight: slavery in the U.S. lasted so long because vampires supported it. In fact, Jefferson Davis made a deal between the Confederacy and the undead. That explains a lot, including why Abraham Lincoln was so determined to obliterate vampires, even to the point of snea...

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    Review Roundup: 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Only Half Succeeds in Marrying American History with Stylized Vampire Pulverizing

    Reviews are coming in for distinctively stylistic director Timur Bekmambetov's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." While the slo-mo-then-ramp-up action sequences are impressing, the story is lacking in coherency as it melds 3D bloodsuckers with a particularly pernicious moment in American history...

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    Tim Burton & Timur Bekmambetov Talk The "Superhero Origin Story" Of 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' & Why They Went 3D

    When Seth Grahame-Smith began to write the “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” he didn’t let the epiphany of a wacky title affect his dead-serious alternate universe story -- our 16th President, leader of the people by day, and slayer of the undead at night. Though he couldn’t have expected that the ...

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    Adult Swim Order 'Harold & Kumar' Animated Pilot, Plus Projects From Dan Harmon & Seth Grahame-Smith

    As part of the annual dog-and-pony show that is network up-fronts, where new series are trotted out before advertisers and press, Cartoon Network has revealed (via Hollywood Reporter) that they have ordered eight new pilots for its after hours Adult Swim programming block, and among them are a new s...

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