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DreamWorks Picks Barry Sonnenfeld for Pig Scrolls

With Greek myths all the rage in Hollywood, it was just a matter of time before the Greek gods got the animated treatment again… this time, with a talking pig.  According to Pajiba, DreamWorks Animation has picked Barry Sonnenfeld to adapt and direct Paul Shipton’s novel Pig Scrolls into an …

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Harrison Ford Confirmed for Cowboys and Aliens

Jon Favreau has confirmed via his Twitter account that Harrison Ford has joined the cast of Favreau’s next film, Cowboys and Aliens. Yesterday, Favreau tweeted that ““Some very cool Cowboys & Aliens casting news coming soon…”.  that tweet coincided with the Latino Review reporting that Ford would co-star in the …

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Anton Yelchin in Talks for Fright Night Remake

Last year, Anton Yelchin played very strong supporting roles in both the reboot of Star Trek and Terminator Salvation.  Now comes word that Yelchin is in talks to play Charley Brewster in DreamWorks Studio’s remake of the 1985 cult horror/comedy Fright Night, according to both The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision …

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Zemeckis to Produce and Direct Dark Life

Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers and Disney have partnered with Gotham Group to produce the soon to be published sci-fi young adult novel, Dark Life, to theater screens with Zemeckis attached to direct, according to Variety. The book was written by North Western University professor and screenwriter Kat Falls and will have …

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The Force Is With The iPhone

THQ Wireless announced that Star Wars: Cantina, Star Wars: Yoda Soundboard and Star Wars: Lightsaber Duel – a sequel to the highly popular Lightsaber Unleashedapplication – are now available for worldwide download on iTunes. Featuring a colorful cast of characters from classic Star Wars films, the new products immerse players in “a galaxy far, far away,” …

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Emily Blunt Says No to Captain America

With the casting of Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America and Sebastian Stan in as Cap’s sidekick Bucky Barnes, you’d think that casting of The First Avenger: Captain America would be moving along at fast speed, right? Wrong. Marvel Studios has hit another stumbling block. The studio had thought they …

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Stargate Universe Casts Guest Stars Robert Knepper And Julie McNiven

Stargate Universe has cast famed actors, Robert Knepper (Heroes, Prison Break) and Julie McNiven (Supernatural, Mad Men) as guest stars to the second season of the hit series. Knepper joins the cast for a six-episode arc and will portray Simeon, a member of the Lucian Alliance. McNiven will also join …

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