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Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson & others back Sean Parker's home movie plan

When the stars align and you've been blessed with a great theater, a wonderful crowd, and a picture-perfect screen, it's pretty damn hard to top that; unfortunately, more often than not it seems, there are a variety of factors which can disrupt that perfect (and expensive) evening. If you're tired of terrible theater patrons, sticky floors, projector issues which go...
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Ron Howard's Inferno starring Tom Hanks pushed to October 2016

It didn't take long for Sony Pictures to look at the calendar and remember that STAR WARS: EPISODE VII is basically going to rule all of December 2015. They have now decided to move the release of the Dan Brown adaptation INFERNO from December 18, 2015 to almost a year later on October 14, 2016 . The film has Ron Howard returning to direct Tom Hanks who is reprising his...
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Josh Boone stakes out Lestat; Interview With The Vampire not being remade

Earlier this month I shared the news that Universal had acquired the rights to Anne Rice ’s anthology of novels, "The Vampire Chronicles". The deal covered every book in the series including the ones that have already been adapted with Brian Grazer ’s Imagine Entertainment producing alongside Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci . Now THE FAULT IN OUR STARS...
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Prince Lestat lives as Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles lands at Universal

It has been a talking point for years now, but we are getting closer to a remake of INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE. Universal has acquired the rights to Anne Rice ’s anthology of novels, "The Vampire Chronicles". The deal is for every book in the series including the ones that have already been adapted (the awful QUEEN OF THE DAMNED too). Imagine's Brian Grazer will...
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Jennifer Lawrence and Gary Ross to reunite for adaptation of East of Eden

Jennifer Lawrence and Gary Ross are reuniting on two upcoming projects, the first is John Steinbeck's EAST OF EDEN (1952). The deal on this one was just closed between Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer , and the estate of John Steinbeck. The book is a favorite of director Ross who has cast Lawrence in one of the roles. The story is centered on a pair...
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Tate Taylor to direct the James Brown biopic with producers Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger

Brian Grazer has been trying to get a James Brown biopic made since 2006. Back then, Brown himself was working on bringing the movie to life. Brown died that same year and the movie has been floundering in development since. But, it looks like there is some new life in the project. Tate Taylor (THE HELP) is in talks to direct the movie for Grazer and producer Mick Jagger. Jagger is...
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Director Ron Howard to film Jay-Z's "Budweiser Made in America" music festival

If you're looking for some WTF news today, I have a nice little slice for you right here.  It looks like director Ron Howard has signed on to film the Jay-Z Budweiser Made in America music festival that is taking place September 1-2 in Philadelphia.  The festival will feature such artists as Pearl Jam, Run-DMC, Drake, Skrillex, Rick Ross, Miike Snow, Odd Future, Chris Cornell,...
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