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First trailer for Lion takes us on an incredible journey to find home

As the summer winds down (Thank God as it wasn't good this year), it's time to start transitioning into awards season. This is when Hollywood typically positions the films on its slate that it thinks might have a chance to compete for Oscars and guild awards galore, and there will be a ton of them coming our way in the next few months.  However, The Weinstein Company...
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08.25.2016
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Lee Daniels says good-bye to directing the Richard Pryor biopic

Just when you thought that long-in-development Richard Pryor might finally be on the path to getting made, another snag has come up throwing it off-track once more.  Director Lee Daniels , who appeared to finally be the filmmaker able to wrangle this film to the big screen for The Weinstein Company, has departed the project, with his busy schedule serving as the scapegoat...
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05.09.2016
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Eddie Murphy lands role in Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor biopic

It was over a year ago when news broke that Lee Daniels was in talks to tackle the story of famed comedian Richard Pryor . One of the names brought up to play Richard Pryor was Eddie Murphy , a move that surprised no one as he had been connected to the role when Bill Condon was on-board to direct. However as we now know, the role ended up going to Mike Epps . Those...
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03.13.2015
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Channing Tatum turns to directing with Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

You have come a long way from STEP UP 2 THE STREETS Channing Tatum , a very long way. On the verge of a possible Oscar nomination thanks to a brilliant performance in FOXCATCHER , the actor/producer is now looking towards directing for a career choice. He's set to co-direct an adaptation of author Matthew Quick’s (“Silver Linings Playbook”) YA book "Forgive...
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11.21.2014
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Mike Epps is officially playing Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels' biopic

A few weeks ago we told you that comedian Mike Epps was the frontrunner to take on the role of the legendary comic Richard Pryor . Now after beating out other hopefuls for the role including Eddie Murphy , Chris Rock , Marlon Wayans , and Michael B. Jordan , he has officially been given the role. The movie has been in the works for years but is now finally gaining momentum...
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08.26.2014
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Weinstein Company picks up the rights to Blood Sisters, first adaptation from the "Vampire Academy" Series

If you're a struggling writer trying to get published it may be in your best interest to start a young adult novel series. You don't have to take any real time or effort, just throw a bunch of ideas together and wait for some studio to buy the rights to it.  Is there a series that isn't being adapted into a film? I understand every studio is looking for the next TWILIGHT or HUNGER...
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02.12.2013
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