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Oliver Stone No Longer Directing Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic

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This is a highly appropriate piece of movie news to be posting on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. It appears as if Oliver Stone has one less project to worry about, and whether that is good or bad is up to you. The director is no longer attached to the developing biopic on Martin Luther King Jr., but the reason as to why may perk your interests.

'Turbo' Spin-Off Heading Straight to Netflix

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With the recent launch of House of Cards, and the upcoming season of Arrested Development, Netflix has been advancing their game plan of having just as much television as a regular station, or at least a basic cable channel. Their latest acquisition is a spin-off of the movie Turbo, which hasn't even hit theaters yet.

New Kung Fu Panda 2 Trailer

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DreamWorks Animation is on a roll today. First they debuted the first teaser trailer for the Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots, and now they've premiered the new trailer for Kung Fu Panda 2. The film marks the return of Jack Black and Angelina Jolie, as well as the addition of a few new voices such as Jean-Claude Van Damme and Gary...

Steve Zaillian to Rewrite TimeCrimes for DreamWorks

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Do you remember the Spanish sci-fi thriller TimeCrimes? A few years ago it blew into the Sundance Film Festival and made quite the impression on the viewing audience. As you already know, Hollywood can't let a good thing go untarnished so DreamWorks has decided to produce an American version of the film, and according to Deadline they've already hired a writer.

DreamWorks Announces Me and My Shadow - Hand Drawn, CGI Hybrid

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DreamWorks Animation has just announced plans for their newest animated feature. It will do something we rarely see: blend computer and hand drawn animation. The film is called Me and My Shadow and the CGI and traditional method of drawing will be pulled together to make a seamless 3D spectacle.

DreamWorks Goes Sequel Crazy, More Madagascar, Pandas, Dragons

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Just when DreamWorks Animation was starting to gain our respect they had to ruin it by going sequel crazy. They must be drunk with power because according to a report from Empire, they've made plans to make multiple follow ups to their most successful films. We're talking more Kung Fu Pandas, more Madagascars, and more How to...

DreamWorks Release Dates: War Horse, Fright Night, Real Steel

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DreamWorks has just revealed its upcoming release state for 2011. It features some highly anticipated films like Steven Spielberg's period piece, War Horse, the Craig Gillespie remake of Fright Night, the Tate Taylor drama The Help, and many more. Some of the dates have been shuffled, while others...

How to Train Your Dragon Sequel Details, Original Cast Returning

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Shortly after the release of DreamWorks' How to Train Your Dragon, it was announced that the studio planned on making a sequel. The news didn't surprise anyone, it debuted at number one, and earned nearly $500 million at the worldwide box office making it one of the studio's biggest films of 2010. The follow up will hit theaters in 2013, and will feature the return of...

DreamWorks Eyeing Halo Adaptation - Could This Work?

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Halo is a beast. It's a monster in the video game world and Hollywood knows it, but unfortunately they've been unable to adapt the property for the big screen. How long have we been hearing about a possible Halo movie? Years! It always comes back to the owners, Microsoft and the studios being unable to compromise creatively. Universal failed, Fox failed,...

DreamWorks Animated Dragon Disappoints At the Box Office

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Is this a sign of the times? This past weekend DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon opened in theaters nationwide to disappointing numbers. It had "winner" written all over it with its family friendly rating, great animation, and let's not forget it's in 3D. The film did debut in the top spot, but only with 43 million dollars domestically, which is well...

Stephen King and Steven Spielberg Go Under the Dome

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According to Variety, Steven Spielberg and Stephen King are teaming up to bring the author's recent novel, "Under the Dome," to the small screen. DreamWorks TV has optioned the book and will possibly create a cable series based on it. With the two Steve's teaming up on a project this series might be epic.

Mad Men, Buffy Writer to Pen Fright Night Remake

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Since every other decent horror film is being remade, you had to know it would only be a matter of time before studio executives remembered a little flick called, Fright Night. The original film that debuted in theaters back in 1985 will be revamped by DreamWorks Studios, and they've already hired a screenwriter for the job.

Shutter Island Writer to Adapt Ghost in the Shell

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Why is this happening? Why have the powers that be decided to produce a live action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell? According to Variety, DreamWorks has decided to take the popular anime and bring it to the big screen. A writer has already been hired to pen the script, and not only will the film be live action, but it will also be in 3-D (no surprise there).

DreamWorks to Produce Xombie

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DreamWorks is in negotiations to acquire the rights to Xombie, a story that was recently pitched to the studio. Oddly enough, the film isn't a horror thriller based on the radical behavior of the undead. Instead, the film centers on a zombie who also happens to be a police officer. The movie was pitched by a policeman turned writer named Will...

How to Train Your Dragon Teaser Trailer

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A teaser trailer has been released for the upcoming animated film, How to Train Your Dragon. The film is a DreamWorks feature that stars Gerard Butler, Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara and Jonah Hill. It's directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, whom you might...

I Am Number 4 Finds Screenwriters

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The Michael Bay produced adaptation I Am Number 4 has landed a couple of writers. According to THR, DreamWorks will produce and distribute the film based on the first title in a six book series written by Jobie Hughes and James Frey. The books are a part of an unpublished sci-fi set by HarperCollins.

Michael Bay to Produce and Possibly Direct I Am Number Four

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DreamWorks is working to acquire the screen rights to a series of science fiction novels. They are paying a pretty penny for the new franchise about a group of aliens; they are supposedly paying a six-figure number to attain the screen rights. The first novel, I Am Number Four is set to be produced, and possibly directed, by Transformers'...

Jason Bateman is Up in the Air

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The feature film adaptation of  Walter Kirn's novel, Up in the Air has become the tale of two Jason's. According to Variety, Jason Reitman is attached to direct the Dreamworks film about "a corporate downsizer who is obsessed with collecting frequent flyer miles at the expense of having a life." This no life having downsizer will be played by none other than...

Steven Spielberg Talks About Dreamwork Deal

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All I can think about when I read this story is, what would it be like to have Steven Spielberg on your AIM list? I wonder if he "lols" people? Back to the topic at hand. As we know Spielberg's company DreamWorks’ has recently made the swap from Universal to Disney and during the filming of it's upcoming jumbo film Tintin. So one of the...

Disney Seals Distribution Deal with DreamWorks

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The maturity, excitement  and overall quality of future films has been brought into question with the announcement that Disney has orchestrated a long-term distribution deal with Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks. Some might say that DreamWorks has sold out, but Disney might possibly be their saviour in disguise. With the new partnership, Disney will...