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Industry News: Hollywood’s “Gentle Giant” Dies at age 54

Michael Clarke Duncan, best known for his role in The Green Mile, died Monday morning. According to his publicist, Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction on July 13 and was never able to fully recover. Duncan was nominated for an Academy Award for his … Continue reading

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Michael Keaton Replaces Hugh Laurie in ‘RoboCop’ Remake

Set for release in August of 2013, the remake of Robocop will now star Michael Keaton as the CEO of Omnicorp, in addition to a cast of Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Joel Kinnaman. The film is currently in … Continue reading

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Ron Howard to Direct Film of Jay-Z’s ‘Budweiser Made in America’ Music Festival

Imagine Entertainment‘s Ron Howard and Brian Grazer have inked a deal to film Jay-Z’s Budweiser Made in America music festival, which runs Sept. 1-2 in Philadelphia. Howard will direct the film, which Grazer will produce alongside Translation founder and CEO Steve Stoute and @radical.media. Jay-Z, who is headlining and curating the festival, will exec … Continue reading

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Mila Kunis, Casey Affleck and James Franco Set To Join ‘Third Person’ Cast

“Third Person” is currently in pre-production and set to be released in 2014. This drama/romance is about three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris, and New York. The production is being funded, produced and hawked by … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit is an upcoming epic fantasy-adventure film series directed, co-written and produced by Peter Jackson and based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel of the same name. The series is expected o contain three parts and will act as a prequel to Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The movie is … Continue reading

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