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Insidious: Chapter Three is now a thing because money

Since Insidious: Chapter Two (Insidiou2) made big bucks during its opening weekend, Sony Pictures Worldwide has announced that Leigh Whannel (the screenwriter of the previous Insidious films) has now begun working on Insidious: Chapter Thre...

 
 
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J.K. Rowling writing screenplay for Harry Potter spin-off

Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling have just announced, via Rowling's Facebook page, that Rowling has signed on to return the world of Harry Potter to the big screen. Rowling is writing the screenplay for a film based off the Potter world book F...

 
 
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Trailer: The Counselor starring Fassbender, Pitt, Bardem

In The Counselor, Michael Fassbender stars as a lawyer who finds himself in way over his head when he gets involved with the dangerous world of drug trafficking. Judging from this trailer, things go awry pretty badly, and Fassbender's traf...

 
 
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Bret McKenzie writing a fairy tale comedy musical script

In an interview with the dudes over at Collider, Bret McKenzie, of Flight of the Conchords and The Muppets fame, revealed that he is in the process of writing a script for a "fairy tale comedy musical" with "singing dragons and monsters and...

 
 
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Star Trek 3 grabbing new writers

Rumors are popping up that two new writers have been brought on for the next Star Trek film as Kurtzman, Orci and Lindelof leave to go mess around with some other beloved franchise. Bad Robot, JJ Abrams production company, isn't veerin...

 
 
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M. Night Shyamalan apparently ghost wrote She's All That

In an interview with Movies.com about his recent After Earf premiere, M. Night Shawarma was asked what he thought about audiences expecting a twist at the end of each of his films, and his answer may very well be his greatest twist of ...

 
 
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Dodgeball 2 sequel in development

Screenwriter Clay Tarver (Joy Ride) has been tapped by 20th Century Fox and Ben Stiller’s production company Red Hour to pen the sequel to Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. According to THR, Tarver is working on Quantum Hoops which is...

 
 
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The approach to the Deus Ex: Human Revolution movie

For those who do not know, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a cyberpunk video game that was released in 2011 by Square Enix. In November of last year, CBS Films announced that director and writer Scott Derrickson (Sinister) was hired to write a...

 
 
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Lawrence Kasdan & Simon Kinberg talk new Star Wars films

Jim Vejvoda of IGN had a chance to speak briefly with Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg at the Final Draft Big Break screenwriting awards. Both writers were brought on to consult/script some of the new Star Wars material on the horizon. (We...

 
 
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Writers who should script the Justice League movie

Warner Bros. has hit a big stumbling block with the Justice League movie. Yet again. (Just ask George Miller.) The latest problem for WB: the script by Will Beall is rumored to have been terrible, so they junked it. It seems like WB set the...

 
 
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Terminator 5 may eventually get a script

So the writer of the films Shutter Island and Alexander, Laeta Kalogridis, and writer of Drive Angry, Patrick Lussier, have been hired to collaborate and write the script of Terminator 5. Now, these two have collaborated before, but nothing...

 
 
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Seth Lochhead to write adaption of Shadow of the Colossus

I had fortunately forgotten that Sony had made the decision the adapt Shadow of the Colossus, one of the most critically acclaimed and revered games of all time, into a movie. But lo and behold I've been reminded of this sacrilege by t...

 
 
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Godzillla reboot gets Frank Darabont, casting rumors

Okay, so there's good news and bad news. Bad news is that Legendary Pictures has ousted two of their producers for the upcoming Godzilla reboot (which is now set to start filming this March, with a May 2014 release date), Dan Lin and Roy Le...

 
 
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Rumor: Justice League film's story influences revealed

Now that Darkseid/Thanos/Thanoseid has been revealed as the villain of the upcoming Justice League film for some dumb reason (money), speculation has begun on what the story for the new film will be. According to Latino Review and their "so...

 
 
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Jumanji remake finds a writer

Apparently Columbia Pictures is planning a remake of Jumanji, and to that end they've tapped the talents of screenwriter Zach Helm (Stranger Than Fiction). No other details have been given yet, so there's no time frame or director attached ...

 
 
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Disney's Tron 3 finds a another new writer

It looks like whatever work David DiGilio accomplished is now being handed off to a new scribe for another go around. Jesse Wigutow has been hired as the new writer for the sequel to Tron: Legacy and will continue the develop...

 
 
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New Pixar film coming from Safety Not Guaranteed Writer

One of the more charming, quirky, creative and heartwarming films to land this past year was Safety Not Guaranteed. Being as I just used four adjectives that perfectly describe most Pixar films as well, it should come as welcome news the t...

 
 
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Screenwriters Purvis and Wade leave Bond

Screenwriters Mark Purvis and Robert Wade have been responsible for both the dumbest Bond screenplay and one of the smartest, and after five films they've decided it's time to move on from the franchise. The duo wrote screenplays for all of...

 
 
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Scott Derrickson tapped for Deus Ex as writer/director

The Deus Ex movie that was announced last month seems to actually be moving forward at a steady clip. CBS films just sent over word that Scott Derrickson has been hired to direct the film. He will also write the screenplay for the upco...

 
 
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Michael Arndt may be writing Star Wars VII

As far as all of the Star Wars news everyone has been reporting on, this little tidbit is a bit more substantial. According to Deadline, Michael Arndt was brought in sometime ago by Lucasfilm before all of this hubbub to write a 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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John Logan taking on writing duties for Bond 24 and 25

Bet you didn't expect news about a Bond sequel so soon did ya? Hell, Skyfall hasn't even released in the states yet! Of course, that doesn't really mean anything when it comes to the Bond franchise, because it's not like we're not goin...

 
 
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Mass Effect adaptation gets a screenwriter

Well, technically speaking the Mass Effect adaptation has another screenwriter, as it seems Legendary has scrapped whatever writer Mark Protosevich was working on and has decided to go with Morgan Davis Foehl, who will draft an en...

 
 
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Uncharted movie gets two new scribes

While the adaptation of Uncharted is rolling full steam ahead under Sony's watchful eye, it's doing so a bit differently than previously reported. Neil Burger, who was slated to direct, was taken off the project this week due to some c...

 
 
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World of Warcraft script getting rewrite by Leavitt

Videogames are serious business and serious business means that videogame movies need serious screenwriters. World of Warcraft is so serious that the original screenplay, written by Saving Private Ryan screenwriter Robert Rodat, is getting ...

 
 
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Edgar Wright, J.J. Abrams set to bring us Collider

Get ready for some great news. Edgar Wright and J.J. Abrams are teaming up to bring us a new movie called Collider! You're not jumping up and down with joy yet, huh? All right, so like any big Abrams project the thing will be shrouded in my...

 
 
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World War Z has a new ending from Drew Goddard

Things have been all over the place for Marc Forster-directed zombie pic World War Z, and now word has come that the new ending being crafted for the film is actually being done by Drew Goddard, director of Cabin in the Woods and writer of ...

 
 
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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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Nora Ephron dies at age 71

Yesterday essayist, screenwriter, director and all around awesome person Nora Ephron passed away at the age of 71. The cause was pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia, her son Jacob Bernstein said. Ephron had a long and illustrious...

 
 
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Nineteen Eighty-Four finds a screenwriter

"Now I know why you're depressed," my ninth grade math teacher said after he spotted me reading Orwell's 1984 at my desk, making what some would deem an inappropriate joke of my excuse for a recent slate of absences from school. What h...

 
 
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Green Lantern writer to pen Wonder Woman

Not but two posts below is news that a Justice League of America film was back on track and under production. Good news for those who think they can make a movie about the JLA, but bad news for those who don't. Buried in the same Variety ar...

 
 
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Fraggle Rock gets fraggle writers

The upcoming film adaptation of Jim Henson's belovedly weird, musical puppet-a-ganza Fraggle Rock has now got some writers attached to it. Jim Byrkit and Alex Manugian, who both worked on Rango, are signed on to write the Fraggle script. Ne...

 
 
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The Matrix producer's Ben 10 finds a screenwriter

Joel Silver produced not only The Matrix (and its sequels), but loads of other films since the 80's, such as Weird Science, Predator, Die Hard, V for Vendetta and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang... That being said, he's also produced stuff like Sherloc...

 
 




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Blood on Her Name"'That don't put the skin back on the cat'"

 

Dragon Quest: Your Story"Butchering a beloved classic"

 

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Beanpole"Plant a seed and hope for the best"

 

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Come to Daddy"Daddy issues"

 

Cupid"I like you, but I don't 'like' like you"

 

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The Rhythm Section"The beat does not go on"

 

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The Turning"Turn your eyes away"

 

The Gentlemen"Laws of the Jungle"

 

Awkwafina is Nora from Queens - Season One"She's still Nora from the block"

 

Color Out of Space"Nicolas Cage milks an alpaca"

 

Bad Boys for Life"Bay to the bone"

 
 
 
 
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