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Legendary Pictures has found a director for the Hot Wheels movie

In case any of you were still wondering-- yes, they are still making a HOT WHEELS movie because if you can make a NEED FOR SPEED movie, you can make one for HOT WHEELS . At first it seems pretty stupid: "They based a movie idea on car toys?" Then you come to the realization that stupid shit is going to get made whether you like it or not. In reality, what's actually...
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The Fighter scribes to adapt Boston Marathon Bombing book Boston Strong

Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy , the Oscar-nominated screenwriters behind David O. Russell 's THE FIGHTER, have just optioned the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and Boston Herald reporter Dave Wedge with an eye towards adapting it for the big screen. The book "examines the city’s reaction to the fatal April 15 Patriots’ Day attacks at the Boston...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Fighter

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! **** SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** With the Oscars...
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Showtime scores Ridley Scott to direct the pilot episode of its new series The Vatican

Ridley Scott may honestly be the busiest man in the film business, or at least close to it - matched (but not eclipsed) only by the likes of Guillermo del Toro or Steven Spielberg, he directs as much as he can and produces whatever he cannot.  And whether or not you're a fan of his storytelling choices, I don't think it can be denied that for every five projects he becomes attached...
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Universal brings on a new scribe to polish David Ayer's script for modern-day Scarface redo

Here's something you might (or might not) have forgotten about the Brian De Palma/Al Pacino singular piece of pop-culture presence: it's a remake. The first version hit theaters in 1932, and there was a certain amount of dissension and annoyance and disbelief when the early eighties rolled around and somebody started talking about sending the story in a new direction.  Cue today,...
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