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Fox Plans A Film Version Of “Spamalot”

  20th Century Fox has picked up the film rights to “Spamalot,” the Tony-Award winning Broadway musical comedy production based on the acclaimed 1975 feature “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”. A parody of the Arthurian legend, Tim Curry, Hank Azaria and Christian Slater starred in the play’s original run …

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Ninth “Fast and Furious” Heads To Africa?

  Vin Diesel, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster celebrated the opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s new attraction “Fast & Furious – Supercharged” this week, turning up for the launch of the live stunt attraction. Speaking on the Today show, Diesel suggests that “Fast & Furious 9” will …

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Over 60 Directors Have Met For “Black Widow”

  Marvel Studios is getting serious about its “Black Widow” solo film it would seem. The studio recently put the project in development and brought screenwriter Jac Schaeffer onboard to pen the script. Now comes word from The Playlist that the studio has met with no less than 60 directors …

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Harrelson, Moore In Talks For “Midway”

  Woody Harrelson and Mandy Moore are in negotiations to join the ensemble cast of Roland Emmerich’s $100 million war epic “Midway” which he will direct from a script by Wes Tooke. Based on the true story of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in the Pacific theater of …

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Ritchie Plans UK Crime Caper “Toff Guys”

  Guy Ritchie will return to his old school of filmmaking with “Toff Guys,” a British darkly comic crime drama which will mark his next directorial effort. Dubbed a blend of “Sexy Beast” and “Downton Abbey,” the story follows a very English drug lord attempting to cash out on his …

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Cumberbatch Turns Cold War Spy In “Ironbark”

  Benedict Cumberbatch is set to play Cold War spy Greville Wynne in the true story tale “Ironbark” for FilmNation. The film is said to adopt a “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” tone and is based on a spec script by Tom O’Connor (“The Hitman’s Bodyguard”). Wynne was a UK electrical …

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Weinstein Almost Derailed “Lord of the Rings”

  Author Ian Nathan has released a new book this week which, in one part, details how disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein tried to derail Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. The excerpt, printed in The Guardian, says Weinstein insisted that “The Lord of the Rings” be one streamlined …

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New “Mystery Road,” “Snowfall” S2 Promos

  ABC Australia has set a June 3rd local premiere date for its new six-part drama series “Mystery Road,” a spin-off to the acclaimed 2013 Ivan Sen film and its 2016 sequel “Goldstone”. The full series will be available to binge on iView following the premiere’s broadcast. The story begins …

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Abrams, Avery Re-Team For Superhero Film

  Filmmaker Julius Avery (“Son of a Gun”) is in negotiations to re-team with J.J. Abrams and Paramount Pictures for the superhero film “The Heavy” at Bad Robot. Daniel Casey wrote the script described as a subversive take on the superhero genre. Filming aims to get underway this year. Australian …

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Full Trailer: “Teen Titans GO! To the Movies”

  Warner Bros. Pictures has released the new trailer and poster for “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies,” the animated film will feature the voice cast of the Cartoon Network series returning for a big screen adventure which also boasts some big stars in other roles. In the film it …

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“Deadpool 2” Music Video, Third Film Uncertain

  Current early estimates for the “Deadpool” sequel have indicated the film is on track to gross more than $150 million during its domestic opening weekend alone, easily exceeding the original and easily making a good case for a third film. Speaking with EW this week though, the film’s star …

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First Trailer: Taron Egerton Is “Robin Hood”

  The first trailer and two new character posters have been revealed for Summit Entertainment’s upcoming “Robin Hood” film which was directed by Otto Bathurst and opens November 21st. The story follows a war-hardened Crusader Robin (Taron Egerton) and Moorish commander Little John (Jamie Foxx) mount an audacious revolt against …

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DC Universe Re-Develops “Metropolis” Series

  While Syfy has its own live-action “Superman” prequel series with “Krypton,” the producers of FOX’s “Gotham” have also been developing their own version “Metropolis”. Today though comes word from Deadline that the project, which originally scored a straight-to-series order for DC’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service DC Universe, is headed …

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HBO’s “Westworld” Renewed For S3

  Unsurprisingly, HBO has announced they’ve renewed “Westworld” for a third season, less than two weeks after the second season premiered on the cabler. Two episodes into its ten-episode second season run, showrunners Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy have said their dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness has …

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Ferrell & Shannon To Telecast Royal Wedding

  Reprising their roles of Pasadena broadcast legends Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan, comedians Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon will follow up their telecast of the annual Rose Parade with the Funny Or Die-produced special “The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish!” which airs exclusively on HBO, Saturday, May …