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  1. Hayter mutates into helmer role

    9:11 am 5/15/2008

    Crystal Sky Pictures has signed "X-Men" scribe David Hayter to make his directorial debut with two genre films he will write. It also has nabbed ultimate fighting champ Roger Huerta for its videogame adaptation of the martial arts-filled "Tekken."Read more

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  2. Carl Icahn names Yahoo alternative board

    8:58 am 5/15/2008

    Former corporate raider Carl Icahn has nominated an alternative slate of directors for Yahoo's board, including such big industry names as former Universal Studios and Viacom Inc.Read more

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  3. Daniel Leconte provokes with 'Jerks' docu

    8:55 am 5/15/2008

    Do we have the right to caricature God? This and other questions involving religion and freedom of speech raised by the controversial Danish cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed are examined by "It's Tough Being Loved by Jerks"Read more

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  4. Maybury's 'Wuthering' has its Heathcliff

    8:48 am 5/15/2008

    At least one half of the casting crisis facing John Maybury's "Wuthering Heights" has been solved in the wake of Natalie Portman's sudden decision to pull out of the headline role of Cathy.Read more

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  5. 'Get Low' gets financing from K5

    8:39 am 5/15/2008

    Aaron Schneider's "Get Low," starring Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek, has sealed a co-financing deal with K5 International.Read more

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  6. Australian co-prod'n market expands

    8:17 am 5/15/2008

    Australia's fledgling film co-financing market and the country's only one held during a festival, named 37 South: Bridging the Gap, is launching a new section to cater for local screenwriters and directors looking to meet the event's handpicked 70 producers from across Australia and New Zealand.Read more

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  7. Fox schedules sci-fi and reality

    8:01 am 5/15/2008

    Sci-fi action dramas and hourlong reality shows populate Fox's schedule for next season, which includes new shows from J.J. Abrams, left, and Joss Whedon.Read more

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  8. Real Hollywood opens in Belfast

    7:56 am 5/15/2008

    Everyone knows investing in moviemaking is more dangerous even than real estate, but U.K. property entrepreneur Robert Whitton is up for a gamble.Read more

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  9. Norway film celebrates revival

    7:33 am 5/15/2008

    The Norwegian film industry has arrived in force in Cannes, riding high on the recent boxoffice surge of local titles and accompanied by an a odd, teepee-like structure now pitched on the lawn outside the Grand Hotel.Read more

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  10. Warren Cowan dies at 87

    6:54 am 5/15/2008

    Warren Cowan, one of Hollywood's most influential press agents who represented a who's who of A-list stars during a seven-decade career, has died.Read more

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