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Settlers of Catan rights for film and TV acquired

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 it was recentl...

 
 
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Saw producers are ready for more Saw

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 more of them. Spea...

 
 
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Lauren Shuler Donner talks Deadpool script

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 should be "poopin...

 
 
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Bruckheimer producing Beverly Hi... BAD BOYS 3!?

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 two films in th...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Jason Blum (producer of The Purge)

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 Activity franchise, ...

 
 
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Interview: Bruce Campbell and Rob Tapert (Evil Dead)

[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 behind everything...

 
 
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ABCs of Death directors answer YOUR questions on Reddit

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 pr...

 
 
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A game of tag to turn into a movie

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. Basically every Fe...

 
 
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Del Toro to produce Secret Garden adaptation

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 over Alibar's ...

 
 
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone found studio

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 that the things t...

 
 
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Casey Affleck starring in Boston Strangler thriller

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 as one of the ...

 
 
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Plans for expansion of the Star Wars universe hinted at

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 to the next numb...

 
 
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Justin Lin to helm sci-fi comedy Subdivision

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 comedy action t...

 
 
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Warner Bros. picks up Somacell, produced by David Goyer

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 future who disc...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Bond producer Barbara Broccoli

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. So you can imagi...

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid movie confirmed, Avi Arad producing

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 his intentions...

 
 
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Attractive men making movie against poaching

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 on how they plan...

 
 
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Comment or tweet to enter to win Savages swag!

*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 receive an off...

 
 
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New details on Elton John biopic Rocketman

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 of the other pr...

 
 
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Chilean miners sell script to Black Swan producer Medavoy

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 the 33 Chilean mi...

 
 
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Drew Barrymore to direct & produce Heist Society

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 genres) and Alison G...

 
 
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Spielberg and Protosevich discussing Jurassic Park IV

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 Jurassic Park III,...

 
 
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Ben 10 going live action on the big screen

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 market to old ...

 
 
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Movie Debate to the Death! Best J.J. Abrams film?

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 landslide, but hope...

 
 
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(Update) Atlas Shrugged sequels unlikely, due to sucking

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 going forward ...

 
 
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Producers Guild fights to introduce new credit system

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  people that have pe...

 
 




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The Snowman"When you try your best but you don't succeed"

 

Wonderstruck"When the might of artifice meets the disappointing limitations of realism"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "