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Producer Buys Movie Rights To Zombie Video Game Commercial, Welcome To Hollywood
Friday, February 18 by

Thanks to Dead Island, there will be a movie based on a commercial for a video game, which tops the list of “Retarded Things To Option,” blowing past the former #1: “Twitter Account.”

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Hey, Little Boy, Want Some Candy And A Role In A Josh Schwartz Movie?
Friday, February 18 by

Ready to jump from making TV shows about teens to making movies about teens, writer/producer Josh Schwartz (“Gossip Girl”) will make his feature debut with the Halloween comedy ‘Fun Size’.

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Better Movie President: James Marshall Or Thomas Whitmore?
Friday, February 18 by

Commander In Chief is a hard enough job without having to fight Russian terrorists and aliens.

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‘Apollo 18′ Trailer Is Go For Launch
Friday, February 18 by

Here’s a look at ‘Apollo 18′, a movie in ‘Cloverfield’-esque handheld NauseaVision that tells the story of a secret NASA flight to poke a stick at moon-beasts.

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‘The King’s Speech’ Band Might Get Back Together
Friday, February 18 by

The bros who put ‘The King’s Speech’ together might be working on another joint.

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Juliette Binoche To Ride Robert Pattinson’s Coattails In ‘Cosmopolis’
Friday, February 18 by

Juliette Binoche is getting in on that sweet Pattinson action.

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NERD ALERT: ‘Harry Potter’ Screenwriter Tackling Live-Action ‘Akira’
Friday, February 18 by

The live-action ‘Akira’ will have a dash of Kloves in it.

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Steve Carell Joins Meryl Streep For ‘Great Hope Springs’, Smart Career Decisions
Friday, February 18 by

Steve Carell seems determined to make his post-TV career more Ashton Kutcher than Michael Richards, with a slew of solid film choices.

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Jude Law To Swap Spit With Anthony Hopkins
Friday, February 18 by

Jude Law is putting his talent for sleeping with castmates up on the big screen. He has joined the gang bang that is Fernando Meirelles’s relationship drama 360.

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Director Of ‘Ice Age’ To Tell ‘The Story of Ferdinand’
Friday, February 18 by

Ferdinand the Bull is about to go Hollywood.

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Colin Firth Wanted For Appropriately British Role In ‘My Fair Lady’ Remake
Friday, February 18 by

The idea machine that is Hollywood has cooked up a real corker of a concept: British diction specialist Colin Firth should star in a remake of My Fair Lady.

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Director Of ‘Unknown’ And ‘Orphan’ Thinks He’s Good Enough To Ruin Other People’s Movies
Friday, February 18 by

Another day, another remake announcement.

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Paramount Gives Hailee Steinfeld A Terrible Memory
Friday, February 18 by

Her performance in True Grit paquined her into the hearts of the Academy and now Paramount wants to drill into that appeal and convert it to dollars.

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Louis Leterrier To Direct A Movie About, No Joke, Bank Robbing Magicians
Thursday, February 17 by

If you ever wondered what David Blaine would be like if he used his powers of illusionating for evil, instead of dicking around in water tanks, then you’re gonna love ‘Now You See Me.’

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Phillip Noyce Is The Helmer/Director Of ‘Hunter/Killer’
Thursday, February 17 by

Noyce gave up the chance to direct the sequel to ‘Salt’ and chose this submarine movie instead. I guess once you know who Salt is, nothing else about that film really matters.

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Did Dreamworks Steal ‘Kung Fu Panda’, Maybe With Help From That Evil Snow Leopard?
Thursday, February 17 by

Master Shifu is very displeased.

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Blake Lively Gives Up Trying To Appeal To Red State Voters
Thursday, February 17 by

Hollyweird denizen Blake Lively is addicted to playing an addict.

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Mila Kunis Cast As Wicked Witch For Some Reason
Thursday, February 17 by

Mila Kunis had better start practice terrorizing farm girls and their little dogs. In a bit of bizarro casting against type, the attractive actress will play the Wicked Witch of the West in Sam Raimi’s Wizard of Oz prequel Oz, The Great And Powerful.

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‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Set For March 2012 Release
Thursday, February 17 by

That movie about the brother and sister from the fairy tales that grow up to be specialty bounty-hunters has a release date! No, THAT one.

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Shane Black Dares To Tackle ‘Iron Man 3′
Thursday, February 17 by

Shane Black is in final negotiations to direct Robert Downey Jr.’s snarkiness in Iron Man 3.

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‘District 9′ Writer Hopes A Movie Based On A Supernatural Romance Novel Will Be Successful
Thursday, February 17 by

Can a movie about sexy supernatural teenagers find an audience?

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Actual First Lady Of Vampire Hunting Found
Thursday, February 17 by

False alarm, folks. You can go back to not knowing who the hell Robin McLeavy is. Mary Elizabeth Winstead will play Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’s tenderoni after all.

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Netflix Instant Distractions Of The Week
Thursday, February 17 by

The best, the worst, and the most awesome-when-drunk new titles available to stream instantly on Netflix.

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Joe Wright Promises A Kick-Ass Action Movie In ‘Hanna’
Thursday, February 17 by

The director of Atonement and Pride & Prejudice gets a little less proper.

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Krysten Ritter Gets A Few More Refugees
Thursday, February 17 by

Luckily for all the Geraghtiacs out there, Brian Geraghty has signed on to do another movie.

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Check Out Henry Cavill’s “Casual Superman” Halloween Costume
Thursday, February 17 by

Henry Cavill is super-cool.

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Del Toro And Henson Form Awesome Union For 3D ‘Pinocchio’
Thursday, February 17 by

Guillermo Del Toro, The Jim Henson Company, music by Nick Cave, Stop Motion animation, and 3D? That’s 10 pounds of awesome in a 5 pound bag.

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Susannah Grant To Answer Question “Who Is Lynn Shaw?”
Thursday, February 17 by

The writer of Erin Brockovich Susannah Grant is working on another biopic.

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Carla Gugino In, Halle Berry Back, ‘For New Years Eve’
Thursday, February 17 by

Garry Marshall’s ‘New Years Eve’ just added two more pretty people to its actor pile-up thanks to Carla Gugino, and Halle Berry.

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Madame Tussaud Biopic In The Works, Open Casting Call For People Who Can Stand Really Still
Thursday, February 17 by

‘Madame T’ coming to a theater near you. Don’t forget your fanny pack!