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  1. Angelina Jolie to Direct WWII Drama 'Unbroken'

    7:30 pm 12/18/2012

    The film tells the story of Olympian and war veteran Louis Zamperini, who survived on a raft for weeks after a plane crash and later was captured by the Japanese.Read more

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  2. Universal Sets Release Date for Vin Diesel Sci-Fi Flick 'Riddick'

    4:33 pm 12/18/2012

    David Twohy is back in the director's chair for the third installment of the sci-fi action movie series featuring the escaped convict antihero. Read more

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  3. Why Studios Don't Pay to Make Movies Anymore (Analysis)

    5:00 am 12/13/2012

    Fewer films, farmed-out risk, less cachet -- why Hollywood now operates under dramatically different rules.Read more

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  4. Mark Wahlberg to Produce Hacker Movie at Universal (Exclusive)

    11:06 am 12/12/2012

    Jonathan Herman will write the screenplay, which centers on an anonymous, ruthless, highly skilled hacker who targets the student body of a large suburban high school.Read more

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  5. Imax to Release 'Les Miserables' in North America on December 25

    11:49 am 12/4/2012

    The giant screen exhibitor will super-size the musical drama for dates in New York and Los Angeles, simultaneous with the domestic release on Christmas Day. Read more

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  6. Legal Expert Jill Tandy Joins Universal Pictures International

    4:49 am 12/3/2012

    She will serve as executive vp, commercial affairs, reporting to president, international, Universal Pictures David Kosse.Read more

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  7. Universal Sues Over 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Porn Adaptation

    10:38 am 11/29/2012

    After snapping up film rights for $5 million, Universal is upset over a porn movie it says is a "rip-off, plain and simple."Read more

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  8. U.K.'s BSkyB Extends NBCUniversal Movie Deal With Exclusive Window

    12:36 am 11/6/2012

    Similar to a recent Warner deal, the pact gives the pay TV giant exclusive access to such releases as "Ted" for a year until they become available to other subscription services, including Netflix and LoveFilm.Read more

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  9. Box Office Preview: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Aims For $45 Mil as East Coast Theaters Reopen

    2:57 pm 11/1/2012

    The majority of the 300 theaters closed because of superstorm Sandy are back on line, but some locations in Lower Manhattan, Long Island and New Jersey still being dark could impact "Wreck-It Ralph" and Denzel Washington's "Flight."Read more

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