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The Cannonball Run remake to blend Fast & Furious with Ocean's 11

Just several months ago we were reminded that Warner Bros. was still working away at getting a remake of THE CANNONBALL RUN off the ground when it was revealed that they were in negotiations with Rawson Marshall Thurber (WE'RE THE MILLERS) to direct the film and Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant to pen the script. The original 1981 film featured an ensemble of 80's...
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08.04.2017
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Rawson Thurber in talks to direct relaunch of The Cannonball Run

We've been hearing of a remake of THE CANNONBALL RUN for quite a few years, but very little progress has been made. Etan Cohen (GET HARD) was attached to write and direct the project just last year , but it seems that Warner Bros. is looking for someone new to fill the driver's seat. Deadline reports that the studio is currently in negotiations with Rawson Thurber...
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06.12.2017
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Awfully Good: Megaforce

Megaforce (1982) Director: Hal Needham Stars: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta When the world needs saving, there's only one team that Planet Earth calls...and they're not called NormalForce. The early 1980s saw a number of Chinese production companies like Golden Harvestóresponsible for a ton of classic Jackie Chan and...
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08.31.2016
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Get Hard's Etan Cohen to write & direct Warner Bros.' Cannonball Run

Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to THE CANNONBALL RUN franchise, and has set Etan Cohen to write and direct a new take on the film series. The studio isn’t describing this as a remake of the original Burt Reynolds movie from stuntman-turned-director Hal Needham , but rather a relaunch based on the famous Cannonball Baker...
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03.16.2016
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JoBlo.com's tribute to the people from film & TV we lost in 2013

"We are meant to lose the people we love. How else would we know how important they are to us?" ~ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button As 2013 draws to a close, we here at JoBlo.com want take a moment to honor some of the people who sadly passed away this year. Our deepest respect goes out to everyone in the industry we have lost, and our thoughts and prayers are...
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12.30.2013
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