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    Danny Boyle To Direct Film About 1973 "Battle Of The Sexes" Tennis Match Between Billie Jean King & Bobby Riggs

    Following the release of "Trance," Danny Boyle has piling up potential next projects. "We're working on two period pieces at the moment, but they won't be like, 'Downton Abbey' period movies," the director told us last spring, teasing one was an adaptation of a book (which he wouldn't name), while t...

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    Daniel Radcliffe Reaches For 'Gold' To Play British Olympian Sebastian Coe

    While neither director James Watkins or actor Daniel Radcliffe returned for the forthcoming sequel "The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death," it's clear the pair got on well making the horror movie hit. And now, they're going to try and conjure up some cinematic thrills in an entirely different way.

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    Brit Marling & More Join Danny Boyle's Cop Show 'Babylon,' FX Picks Up WWII Miniseries He'll Produce

    As Danny Boyle now makes his way to television, helming the cop show "Babylon" for Channel 4 in the U.K., it's not a surprise that some very strong talent is following him to the small screen. No matter what the format, Boyle is one whom people are eager to work with.

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    FX Greenlights WWII Miniseries 'Telemark,' From Danny Boyle and His 'Slumdog Millionaire' Team

    In August, the UK's Channel 4 announced that Danny Boyle would be directing the pilot for "Babylon," a comedy drama "set in the world of modern policing" and written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, of "Peep Show" and "Four Lions." And this afternoon, FX announced that Boyle and his "Slumdog Million...

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    Simon Beaufoy To Adapt Those Len Deighton Novels Quentin Tarantino Once Wanted To Tackle

    Remember a few weeks ago when we broke down the various projects Quentin Tarantino has flirted with in the past? Well, you can take one of them off the list of possible future endeavours, as a British television production company has beaten Tarantino to the punch.

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    Fox Pushes Ahead With Josh Trank's 'Fantastic Four,' Hires Writer To Pen The Script & More

    While Fox is in a bit of a scramble to figure out what to do with "Daredevil" lest the rights revert back to Marvel, that hasn't stopped them from moving full speed ahead on the "Fantastic Four" reboot. Earlier this week, the studio confirmed that rumored "Chronicle...

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    Ewan McGregor & Emily Blunt Talk 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen'; Simon Beaufoy Teases 'Catching Fire' & 'Sharp Teeth' With Danny Boyle

    Is “Salmon Fishing In The Yemen” a love story, or a tale of political impossibilities? Based on Paul Torday’s nonfiction novel, the new Lasse Hallstrom film pivots on the relationship between uptight fisheries expert Fred and plucky consultant Harriet, as they find themselves straying from their par...

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    Oscar-Winner Simon Beaufoy Confirmed To Write 'Hunger Games' Sequel 'Catching Fire,' Gary Ross Returning To Direct

    With any franchise that's based on younger actors, getting a steady stream of films is crucially important; without a "Harry Potter" or "Twilight" film every eighteen months or so, you end up with a lead creeping up on their thirties by the time the series comes to an end. An...

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    Trailer Watch: "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" Stars McGregor and Blunt

    The new trailer for CBS Films' Toronto pick-up "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" has landed at Yahoo Movies.

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    Lionsgate Wants 'Slumdog Millionaire' Oscar-Winner Simon Beaufoy To Write 'Hunger Games' Sequel 'Catching Fire'

    Is Lionsgate putting the cart before the horse or do they legitimately have a big tentpole on their hands? It's pretty standard practice these days for a studio to start development on a sequel months before a film comes out, but with a November 22, 2013 release date already locked in for "...

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