“Ghost in the Shell” — the polychromatic, Westernized live-action reboot of Masamune Shirow’s cult manga series of the same name — opens wide this weekend. Although Rupert Sanders’ remake has been…
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In "Ghost in the Shell," the mind and soul of a brilliant original being are extracted, preserved and rehoused in a sleek, expensively built, technologically advanced new carapace, enhancing her…
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“Snow White and the Huntsman” helmer Rupert Sanders has closed a deal to direct an untitled Napoleon biopic for Warner Bros. Jeremy Doner penned the script with Gianni Nunnari producing. Niija…
It seems “Breaking Bad’s” George Mastras can’t leave the drug business behind him. Universal has tapped the writer/co-executive producer of the AMC program about a teacher-turned-meth dealer to adapt…
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"Pacific Rim" producer Mary Parent is out with a sci-fi spec script by T.S. Nowlin ("Agent 13") titled "Our Name Is Adam" to which Tom Cruise is said to be attached to topline, sources tell Variety.
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While it will take years before a "Halo" movie ever makes it to the bigscreen, Microsoft could revive the idea again with a live-action Web series it will launch ahead of "Halo 4" this fall.
WME is out with a red-hot package titled "Agent 13" that pairs "Prometheus" star Charlize Theron with "Rise of the Apes" helmer Rupert Wyatt, who would direct the sci-fi action pic from a script by…
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