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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in talks for 'Big Trouble in Little China' remake

Mystical bad guys look out! The Rock is in talks to play Jack Burton in the "Big Trouble in Little China" remake for 20th Century Fox.

By June 1, 2015

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015

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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