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MAR
2
14 HRS

Joseph Kosinski in Talks to Direct Sony's 'Gran Turismo' (Exclusive)

Joseph Kosinski in Talks to Direct Sony's 'Gran Turismo' (Exclusive)

Joseph Kosinski, the filmmaker behind the sci-fi movies Oblivion and Tron: Legacy, is in early negotiations to direct Gran Turismo, Sony’s adaptation of the hit PlayStation video game.

The project is a favorite of Columbia Pictures co-president Michael De Luca's; he was a producer on it before taking his Sony post. DeLuca, who will remain a producer on Turismo, will oversee with newly arrived vp Matt Milam.

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MAR
2
15 HRS

'Star Wars' Standalone Movie Writer Talks Extreme Secrecy, What to Expect

'Star Wars' Standalone Movie Writer Talks Extreme Secrecy, What to Expect

When Chris Weitz took over the screenwriting chores of Gareth Edwards’ 2016 Star Wars movie, some wondered what that meant for the work done by original writer Gary Whitta. According to a new interview, that work remains at the center of the movie.

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MAR
2
16 HRS

'Fifty Shades of Wayne' Brings Batman to The BDSM Hit

'Fifty Shades of Wayne' Brings Batman to The BDSM Hit

For those who thought that 50 Shades of Grey needed a little bit more superhero in its model of nocturnal excitement, a new mash-up of the hit movie with Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has created a tantalizing teaser for an unlikely future direction for the Dark Knight.

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MAR
2
18 HRS

'Spider-Man' Reboot Circling Director Drew Goddard

'Spider-Man' Reboot Circling Director Drew Goddard

In the wake of their new deal, Marvel and Sony are moving quickly on relaunching the Spider-Man franchise.

The studio is interested in bringing Drew Goddard onboard to write and direct the upcoming film. Sources say Sony is in the early stages with this, and that Goddard is expected to meet with studio execs Tuesday, but there is strong interest from both sides.

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MAR
2
19 HRS

Original Replicant Joanna Cassidy Wants to Reprise 'Blade Runner' Role

Original Replicant Joanna Cassidy Wants to Reprise 'Blade Runner' Role

Now that Alcorn Entertainment has tapped Prisoners director Denis Villeneuve to direct its Blade Runner sequel, Joanna Cassidy wants to reprise her role as Zhora, a replicant, from Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi hit.

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MAR
2
20 HRS

'Lego Batman' Introduces Its Own Blockheaded Suicide Squad (Video)

'Lego Batman' Introduces Its Own Blockheaded Suicide Squad (Video)

Ahead of their big screen debut next year’ DC Entertainment’s Suicide Squad are getting blocky in the latest trailer for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Who knew a bunch of criminals-turned-unwilling-antiheroes could look so cute?

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MAR
2
20 HRS

Ethan Hawke Joining Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt in 'Magnificent Seven'

Ethan Hawke Joining Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt in 'Magnificent Seven'

Ethan Hawke is in negotiations to join what is shaping up to be an all-star cast of MGM’s remake of Western classic The Magnificent Seven, THR has confirmed.

The move will reteam Hawke with director Antoine Fuqua and actor Denzel Washington, with whom Hawke worked on 2001’s police thriller Training Day.

Chris Pratt and Haley Bennett, who appeared with Washington in Fuqua’s thriller The Equalizer, are also in the cast.

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MAR
2
24 HRS

Robert Downey Jr. Offers Fans Chance to Live Like Tony Stark, Attend 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Premiere

Robert Downey Jr. Offers Fans Chance to Live Like Tony Stark, Attend 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Premiere

While this might not be the big announcement Robert Downey Jr. teased on Twitter last Wednesday, it's still a cool opportunity for Avengers fans eager to see the Age of Ultron sequel.

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MAR
1
1 day

'Walking Dead': Meet the Queen of Alexandria

'Walking Dead': Meet the Queen of Alexandria

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from episode 512, "Remember," of AMC's The Walking Dead.]

AMC's The Walking Dead put a big remix on the comics during Sunday's episode, when Rick and his beleaguered group of survivors were welcomed into Alexandria where they met Deanna, the head of the community.

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MAR
1
1 day

'Walking Dead': Is Romance Ahead for Rick?

'Walking Dead': Is Romance Ahead for Rick?

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from episode 512, "Remember," of AMC's The Walking Dead.]

Alexandra Breckenridge made her debut on Sunday's The Walking Dead, taking on a key character from Robert Kirkman's beloved comic book series, Jessie.

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FEB
28
3 DAYS

'Gotham's' Robin Lord Taylor Opens Up About Creating TV's Oswald Cobblepot

'Gotham's' Robin Lord Taylor Opens Up About Creating TV's Oswald Cobblepot

While much of the prelaunch focus of Fox’s Gotham was on Benjamin McKenzie’s Jim Gordon, it quickly became clear to viewers that another character was becoming one of the season's most entertaining characters: Oswald Cobblepot, as played by Robin Lord Taylor.

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FEB
28
3 DAYS

Why the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster Looks So Familiar

Why the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster Looks So Familiar

When the first full Avengers: Age of Ultron poster was released earlier this week, you might have felt a sense of deja vu: Our heroes standing around, looking off-camera while striking fighting poses with the exception of Captain America, who’s just kind of … standing there? It’s pretty much the poster for the first Avengers movie, except with added flying robots in the background.

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FEB
27
4 DAYS

'Undefeated' Producer, 'Magic Mike XXL' Assoc. Producer Team for YA Novel (Exclusive)

Devastation Class, a space-set YA novel by producers Glen Zipper and Elaine Mongeon, was acquired by Simon & Schuster imprint Saga Press in a two-book deal, the publisher announced.

Publication is expected in 2017. The book is envisioned as the first in a series.

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FEB
27
4 DAYS

Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction

Hot YA Book 'The Square Root of Summer' Sells at Auction

The Square Root of Summer, the debut YA novel from journalist Harriet Reuter Hapgood, has been acquired by Macmillan imprint Roaring Press Books in a two-book deal. U.K. rights were snapped up by Macmillan Children’s books.

Eight publishers bid on the hot project. The exact terms of the deals were not disclosed, but the U.S. and U.K. advances were both said to be in the low- to mid-six-figure range.

Publication is scheduled for May 2016.

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