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What sorcery is this? Benedict Cumberbatch rumored as Doctor Strange

Hail the Master! Clues are piling up that "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch could add another action role to his CV, with reports that he's in negotiations to play Marvel's magnificent Doctor Strange.

By October 27, 2014

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Star Wars: Episode VII now has a screenwriter

It's full steam ahead on Star Wars: Episode VII at Disney, with screenwriter Michael Arndt now confirmed as being attached to the project.

By November 11, 2012

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How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat

Amazon's arm for making movies and TV shows veered away from its early ambitions with a grander plan to lure Prime customers and crush Netflix. Now it has some in Hollywood on edge.

By November 14, 2013

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WikiLeaks pans 'The Fifth Estate' film while leaking script

Based on a leaked script, the whistle-blowing site calls the film about Julian Assange "irresponsible, counterproductive, and harmful."

By September 19, 2013

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Will Europe send robot snakes to Mars before Hollywood?

The European Space Agency has asked for a report on the feasibility of teaming a serpentine robot with a rover to explore the Red Planet. How has this not already been made into a movie?

By September 17, 2013

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'Star Drunk' is 'Drunk History' for sci-fi geeks

Being willingly drunk on camera (presumably) seems to be one of the hottest things going in entertainment this summer. A short sci-fi flick takes the art to new highs (or is it lows?)

By August 27, 2013

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Amazon plans waves of pilots to tap crowd input -- and hook you

Amazon Studios will release original-show pilots a couple of times a year and get customer feedback about them, part of a plan to crowdsource content decisions that may help lure in Prime subscribers.

By August 8, 2013

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iPad: Screenwriter's best friend?

Final Draft is developing an app for the iPad: the question is, could a tablet ever replace a printed script?

By March 19, 2010

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The 404 1,083: Where we'll have what she's having (podcast)

The guys imagine a "Big Lebowski" sequel starring Jesse Eisenberg and Ron Paul. And speaking of great films, allow us to honor Nora Ephron, one of the best screenwriters in the history of cinema. Those stories plus contest winners and listener voice mails on today's 404 episode!

By June 27, 2012

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Ep. 1083: Where we'll have what she's having

The guys imagine a Big Lebowski sequel starring Jesse Eisenberg and Ron Paul. And speaking of great films, allow us to honor Nora Ephron, one of the best screenwriters in the history of cinema. Those stories plus contest winners and listener voicemails on today's 404 episode!

By June 27, 2012