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  1. Giant Theater Chain Cinemark Threatens to Boycott Universal's 'Tower Heist'

    4:26 pm 10/6/2011

    Cinemark says it won't carry Brett Ratner's action-comedy if Universal moves ahead with a controversial premium VOD test that would make the film available in homes for $59.99 three weeks after its Nov. 4 theatrical release.Read more

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  2. Brett Ratner Not Involved in $59.99 VOD 'Tower Heist' Test

    6:33 pm 10/5/2011

    Universal and parent company Comcast are making the director's action-comedy available in homes three weeks after it opens in theaters.Read more

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  3. Universal to Offer 'Tower Heist' on Early VOD for $59.99

    3:05 pm 10/5/2011

    Comcast customers in Portland and Atlanta can watch the Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy-Matthew Broderick action comedy in their homes only three weeks after its theatrical debut.Read more

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  4. Eddie Murphy Will 'Deliver' as Oscars Host, Say Show Producers (Q&A)

    5:40 pm 9/6/2011

    EPs Brett Ratner and Don Mischer reveal to The Hollywood Reporter that the comedian's decision to come aboard "literally just came over the weekend."Read more

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  5. 'Tower Heist' Director Brett Ratner Apologizes for Epilepsy Joke in Movie's Trailer (Video)

    9:53 pm 9/4/2011

    "Heroes" star Greg Grunberg, who has an epileptic son, had issued a boycott over the action-comedy, which stars Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller.Read more

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  6. Eddie Murphy at Top of List to Host 84th Academy Awards

    11:45 pm 9/3/2011

    Oscar show producer Brett Ratner, who is high on the comic after directing him in the upcoming "Tower Heist," may also find a role for Billy Crystal.Read more

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  7. Brett Ratner Inks Overall Deal with 20th Century Fox Television

    5:48 pm 8/10/2011

    Former NBC development executive Chris Conti will serve as president of the director-producer's production company.Read more

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  8. Brett Ratner: Oscar Offer Felt Like 'The Twilight Zone' (Q&A)

    8:25 pm 8/4/2011

    The "Rush Hour" director and Don Mischer tell THR why they've agreed to produce the 84th Academy Awards and infuse it with comedy.Read more

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  9. Brett Ratner's Oscar Telecast: 10 Best Twitter Reactions

    6:25 pm 8/4/2011

    The academy stuns Hollywood twitterers by naming Brett Ratner as co-producer of the next Oscar telecast.Read more

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  10. Brett Ratner and Don Mischer to Produce Oscars Telecast

    4:52 pm 8/4/2011

    Comedy will be "a big part" of the Feb. 26 broadcast, Ratner saysRead more

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