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JUL
28
2 HRS

Universal Picks Up Action Spec 'Berliner'

Universal Picks Up Action Spec 'Berliner'

Universal has picked up Berliner, an action spy thriller from F. Scott Frazier for Chris Morgan to produce.

Chris Cowles will also produce while Chris Fenton executive produces.

The script is set in 1961 and centers on an agent from the OSS (Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to today’s CIA) who is tracking an assassin targeting Americans.

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JUL
28
3 HRS

Warner Bros. Nabs 'TauTona' Pitch From Team Behind 'The Signal' (Exclusive)

Warner Bros. is in negotiations to acquire a pitch from the team behind Focus Features' sci-fi thriller The Signal.

Titled TauTona, the project chronicles a dangerous rescue operation at the world’s deepest gold mine in South Africa that turns into something much bigger when an ancient lost city is discovered. William Eubank, Carlyle Eubank and David Frigerio are writing. William Eubank is attached to direct the thriller with a sci-fi twist.

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JUL
28
5 HRS

Trailer Report: 'Fifty Shades' Preview Is Most Viewed Trailer of 2014

Trailer Report: 'Fifty Shades' Preview Is Most Viewed Trailer of 2014

The Fifty Shades phenomenon shows no signs of slowing down.

The first trailer for the erotic drama based on the best-selling EL James novel has racked up a stunning 36.4 million YouTube views since its release on July 24, according to technology firm Zefr, which tracks the numbers.

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JUL
28
5 HRS

Read the First Five Pages of DC/Vertigo's 'Bodies' (Exclusive)

Read the First Five Pages of DC/Vertigo's 'Bodies' (Exclusive)

For most procedurals, one murder is enough to keep the protagonist’s busy. In Si Spencer’s new comic Bodies—illustrated by Meghan Hetrick, Tula Lotay, Dean Ormston and Phil Winslade, and launching this week—things get just a little more complicated, and THR has an exclusive look at the opening pages of the series.

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JUL
28
5 HRS

Somber Trailer for 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Arrives (Video)

Somber Trailer for 'The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' Arrives (Video)

The end is nigh for Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, with the first trailer for the final film in the sequence — The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies — being released online following its debut at San Diego Comic-Con.

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JUL
28
6 HRS

IDW Announce Three Pop Culture Mash-Up Series

IDW Announce Three Pop Culture Mash-Up Series

Okay, so this year’s San Diego Comic-Con showed the first live action meeting of Batman and Superman, but when it comes to less obvious pop culture mash-ups—Angry Birds and Transformers, say, or Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles—you’ll have to turn to the comic book announcements from the show.

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JUL
28
7 HRS

Latest 'Disney Infinity' Trailer Brings On Marvel's Bad Guys (Video)

Latest 'Disney Infinity' Trailer Brings On Marvel's Bad Guys (Video)

Comic-Con may be over, but that doesn’t mean that things are slowing down in terms of announcements from Disney Interactive’s Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes. Following the recent announcement of a Guardians of the Galaxy playset, Disney released a new trailer Monday showcasing the game’s bad guys.

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JUL
28
7 HRS

How Do the Trailers for 'Fifty Shades' and 'Secretary' Line Up? (Video)

How Do the Trailers for 'Fifty Shades' and 'Secretary' Line Up? (Video)

A beautiful but inexperienced young woman walks into the office of a powerful businessman named Mr. Grey, and the two embark upon a steamy sadomasochistic affair together.

PHOTOS: Stars Misaligned: Charlie Hunnam Quits 'Fifty Shades' and 15 Other Casting Near Misses

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JUL
28
8 HRS

Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

Eva Green is in talks to reunite with director Tim Burton for Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

PHOTOS Dark Shadows Red Carpet Premiere

The Fox film, set for release on July 31, 2015, is based on Ransom Riggs' YA novel, which follows a teenage boy who is transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures out to destroy them.

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JUL
28
18 HRS

Comic-Con: Watch the Highlights of Marvel’s Presentations (Video)

Marvel Entertainment's panels at this weekend's Comic-Con were full of memorable highlights, including the casts of The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man discussing the upcoming films, not to mention Josh Brolin surprising the crowd by popping by wearing the Infinity Gauntlet.

PHOTOS The Scene at Comic-Con 2014

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JUL
27
19 HRS

Comic-Con: See Captain America's Cracked Shield From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (Photos)

Comic-Con: See Captain America's Cracked Shield From 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (Photos)

Marvel sent Comic-Con fans into a frenzy Saturday by teasing footage from Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now those who couldn't make it to Hall H are getting a taste at some of the material teased.

The props were displayed at Comic-Con after the panel. Among them: Captain America's cracked shield. For the record, Vibranium is very tough to break, but it seems Ultron is more than up to the challenge.

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JUL
27
21 HRS

Comic-Con: First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Trailer Takes Flight (Video)

Comic-Con: First 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Trailer Takes Flight (Video)

Welcome back, Katniss Everdeen.

The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 debuted Sunday night. While Lionsgate did not host a panel at Comic-Con, it did put together some special events to promote the upcoming third installment in the mega-YA franchise, including premiering the first trailer on Friday.

PHOTOS Titans of Comic-Con: Stars Re-Create Classic Characters

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JUL
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1 day

Comic-Con: George Miller's 'Mad Max' Prequel 'Fury Road' Trailer Debuts (Video)

Comic-Con: George Miller's 'Mad Max' Prequel 'Fury Road' Trailer Debuts (Video)

The engines of the Mad Max franchise are revved up once again in newly debuted footage online from the next entry in the series. 

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JUL
27
1 day

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

As announced Saturday, Marvel Entertainment will visit a galaxy far, far Away in early 2015, with three new comic book series launching and solo series for both Darth Vader and Princess Leia joining a core title called, simply, Star Wars.

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