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Settlers of Catan rights for film and TV acquired


Hopefully it's just not three hours of sheep trading
Feb 20
If there's one thing The LEGO Movie has proven to audiences and, most importantly, producers, is that there's a good movie hidden inside every property, including toys.  Which is why I'm not really sure how to react when... read
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Saw producers are ready for more Saw


...Saws
Oct 21
How many Saw films were there? It seems like twenty were crammed into the franchise's six year run (2004-2010), but now producers Mark Burg and Oren Koules feel like a four-six year break is long enough for people to want mor... read
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Lauren Shuler Donner talks Deadpool script


You should be scared by this.
Mar 11
So it turns out that our favorite merc with a mouth (who had his mouth surgically shut in X-Men Origins: Wolverine) has a script out there and Producer Lauren Shuler Donner says its "really good." Here is why you sh... read
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Bruckheimer producing Beverly Hi... BAD BOYS 3!?


Way to bury the lead Variety
Sep 13
In some kind of boring news Variety is reporting that Jerry Bruckheimer will be returning to the Beverly Hills Cop franchise that got new legs earlier this year. The mega-blockbuster producer actually produced the first ... read
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Things get spooky in my interview with the Blumhouse founder
This job has a lot of perks. One of those perks is getting to interview some really awesome people. Case in point, I had the privledge of getting to talk with founder of Blumhouse Productions; producer of the Paranormal Activ... read feature

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Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert walk into a bar...
[This interview was originally posted as part of our South by Southwest 2013 coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the theatrical release of Evil Dead.] Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert: Two of the three masterminds be... read feature

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ABCs of Death directors answer YOUR questions on Reddit


15 out of 26 ain't bad
Feb 20
Did you see The ABCs of Death? Do you have burning questions that you'd like answers? Do you go on Reddit? Well, then do I have news for you! Starting today at 11:00 PST - 2:00 PST, fifteen of the twenty-six directors and two of the producers of The ABCs of Death will be doing an AMA on Reddit! Check out the list of directors and producers below! read
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A game of tag to turn into a movie


Feb 14
Have you and your friends ever played a game of tag? Have you and those same friends been playing it for 23 years? There is this group of friends from the state of Washington that have kept up a game of tag for that long. Bas... read
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Del Toro to produce Secret Garden adaptation


Feb 05
Deadline is reporting that Guillermo Del Toro is set up to produce a version of The Secret Garden by Beasts of the Southern Wild writer Lucy Alibar. Universal snapped up the pitch amiss a battle of four studios... read
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone found studio


Creators of South Park do non-South Park stuff
Jan 15
Those wacky guys from South Park are at it again. Well, they've really just be at it for a while now, but now all of Trey Parker and Matt Stones work will be made under their new studio, Important Studios. One assumes th... read
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Casey Affleck starring in Boston Strangler thriller


The younger of the Super Affleck Bros.
Dec 06
It looks like Casey Affleck and screenwriter Chuck Maclean have sold Warner Bros. on a pitch about making a thriller based on the infamous Boston Strangler murders that took place during the 1960's. Affleck is looking to star... read
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Plans for expansion of the Star Wars universe hinted at


Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg working on the mythos
Nov 28
Although details are a little hazy at the moment, sources for THR have purportedly shed a little more light on Lawrence Kasdan's and Simon Kinberg's involvement with the Star Wars universe. It turns out they may not be tied t... read
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Justin Lin to helm sci-fi comedy Subdivision


Oct 30
Justin Lin actually made a Fast & Furious movie enjoyable so he is clearly a miracle worker and needs to be given  more awesome projects. Universal agrees and has greenlit his next project Subdivision, a sci-fi ... read
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Warner Bros. picks up Somacell, produced by David Goyer


He sure looks snazzy in that sweater
Oct 30
In what can be described as just barely news, Warner Bros. has just picked up a spec script from first time screenwriter Ashleigh Powell titled Somacell. The story "chronicles a female prison guard in the near ... read
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Talking Bond with the woman who keeps him alive
As you probably guessed from my rampant writing on the subject, I'm a very, very big Bond fan. Like to a stupid degree. This past week I've basically been doing nothing but watch Bond movies back to back. It's been amazing. S... read feature

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Snake, what's wrong? Snake? SNAAAAAAAAAKE!
The often rumored Metal Gear Solid film adaptation has been confirmed by the wolf himself, Hideo Kojima, at last night's Metal Gear Solid 25th Anniversary party in Japan. Kojima, the franchise's creator, spoke at length about... read feature

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Attractive men making movie against poaching


Aug 28
Attention! Attractive men do not like poaching. This point is proven by the new movie being produced to Warner Bros. The film is being put together by Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Tom Hardy according to THR. No word o... read
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*Congratulations to our winner - Lonemoose!* Stay tuned for more contests soon! Hey there fine readers! This time we're bringing you the opportunity to win a bunch of stuff for Universal's upcoming Savages! If you win, you'll... read feature

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New details on Elton John biopic Rocketman


Sep 22
Rocketman, the in-progress biopic about singer/songwriter Elton John, is shaping up to be as unconventional as the man himself. John is acting as executive producer on the project, so it's sort of more of an auto-biopic. One ... read
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Chilean miners sell script to Black Swan producer Medavoy


Jul 26
It's hard to believe it's been almost a full year since the 33 Chilean miners were tragically trapped underground. Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Shutter Island) has successfully reached an agreement with the representatives of th... read
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Drew Barrymore to direct & produce Heist Society


Jul 01
Warner Brothers won the rights to the Ally Carter book adaptation last year, and now the budget ball is finally rolling as Drew Barrymore joins Denise Di Novi (Edward Scissorhands, A Walk to Remember, dozens more in all genre... read
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Spielberg and Protosevich discussing Jurassic Park IV


Jun 16
If there's one thing in this world that we humans can't get enough of it's dinosaurs. They're seriously awesome. They've got those big ass claws and teeth and they do cool things. With this in mind its easy to explain why Jur... read
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Ben 10 going live action on the big screen


Jun 14
These damn kids and their newfangled cartoons. Every convention I go to involving movies or comic books there are banners for this Ben 10 thing. I only know one 10 and her names Bo Derreck not Ben. But clearly Hollywood don't... read
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Movie Debate to the Death! Best J.J. Abrams film?


Jun 08
In the last debate I gave everyone time to watch the new Pirates of the Caribbean film, and now that we've all seen On Stranger Tides -- or chosen not to -- the votes are final. I expected one of the four films to win by land... read
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Update: It appears that sucking and lack of profit are no barriers to the might of pigheadedness and limitless funding. Super rich guy and producer of the movies John Aglialoro has seemingly contradicted himself and said he's... read feature

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Producers Guild fights to introduce new credit system


Apr 20
The Producers Guild of America is in talks with major production companies to change the credit system for feature films. Under the current system, titles such as A.S.C. (cinematography) and A.C.E. (editing) denote  peop... read






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