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Jason Reitman will write and direct the big-screen adaptation of Up In The Air, based upon the novel by Walter Kirn.

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The fall 2008 television schedule is now available online. Find out what new and returning shows will be airing this fall.

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Sci Fi Channel is making a two-hour Battlestar Galactica prequel pilot titled Caprica.

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Lindsay Lohan will have a recurring part on Ugly Betty beginning with the May 22 season finale and continuing into next season.

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Bruce Boxleitner will join the cast in a recurring role on Heroes beginning next season.

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Nicole Kidman will produce and star in a film based upon the life of singer Dusty Springfield.

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Angela Bassett will join the cast of ER as a regular brginning fall 2008.

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Natasha Henstridge, James Cromwell and David James Elliott will star in Impact, a two-part TV miniseries about a dwarf star running into the moon and causing problems on Earth.

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Guillermo del Toro will direct the film version of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, to be released in late 2011, as well as its sequel.

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Jimmy Fallon will replace Conan O'Brien as host of Late Night in May 2009 when O'Brien takes over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno.

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Alicia Silverstone will star in an ABC comedy pilot titled Bad Mother's Handbook playing a woman in her 30's who has no time for her own life thanks to both her teenage daughter and her mother.

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Unofficial sources say that Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles has been renewed for a second season for fall 2008.

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Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to star in the Prince Of Persia film, based upon the video-game.

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True Blood, the new HBO drama by Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball and starring Anna Paquin, is set to premiere in fall 2008.

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Walt Disney Studios announced several animated feature films from Disney and Pixar that will be released through 2012, all of which will be produced in 3-D. The 2008 releases include WALL-E, Bolt and Tinker Bell. The 2009 slate includes Up, The Princess and the Frog, Tinker Bell North of Never Land. The year 2010 brings Toy Story 3, Rapunzel, Tinker Bell A Midsummer Storm. In 2011, Pixar will release Newt, The Bear and the Bow, Tinker Bell A Winter Story. The year 2012 will see the release of Cars 2, King of the Elves.

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Bobby Cannavale will star in Cupid, a comedy pilot for ABC that is an updated version of the 1990s television series in which a man believes that he is the Roman god of love sent to Earth.

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Thandie Newton to play Condoleezza Rice and Ioan Gruffudd will star as former British prime minister Tony Blair in Oliver Stone's W," a film which recounts George W. Bush's formative years and path to the presidency.

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Fred Savage will star in James Burrows' Single White Millionaire pilot for CBS, a comedy about a millionaire who is ready to settle down.

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Alexa Junge will executive produce The United States Of Tara for Showtime. Diablo Cody wrote the comedy pilot, which stars Toni Collette as a wife and mother with multiple-personality syndrome.

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Mary Lynn Rajskub will star with Amy Adams and Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia, based upon the Julie Powell book, Julie And Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen.

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Ioan Gruffudd and Amy Smart will star in the CBS drama pilot The Meant To Be's, about a dead woman sent back to Earth to help people improve their lives.

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For the popular Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs, currently in its fourth season, host and everyman Mike Rowe gets the grimy scoop on downright nasty occupations that make civilized life possible for the rest of us. Working alongside those whose professional callings are less than appealing, Mike proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that there's no task too horrendous for him to tackle. Having performed more than 175 distinctly revolting jobs, Mike continues to explore alternative livelihoods that make the other half of us appreciate our desk jobs. From birthing cows and inseminating turkeys to cleaning caves, this season of Dirty Jobs promises to be dirty as ever. All new episodes begin Monday, April 14, 2008 at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

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James Gandolfini, Denzel Washington and John Travolta will star in Columbia Pictures' remake of The Taking Of Pelham One, Two, Three, to be directed by Tony Scott.

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James Marsden, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jessica Biel, Catherine Keener and Tracy Morgan will star in David O. Russell's Nailed.

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Josh Brolin portrays George W. Bush, Elizabeth Banks co-stars as Laura Bush, James Cromwell will portray former President George Bush and Ellen Burstyn will play Barbara Bush in W, to be directed by Oliver Stone.

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The television series Jericho has been officially cancelled by CBS due to poor ratings.

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Kevin Lima will direct a film adaptation of Spook's Apprentice based upon Joseph Delaney's book about a 13-year-old boy training to be an exorcist in the 1700s.

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Rob Lowe, Jonah Hill, Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, Christopher Guest, Jeffrey Tambor and John Hodgman will all star in Ricky Gervais' This Side Of Truth about a world where no one has ever lied.

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Seth Rogen, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Kiefer Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett and Paul Rudd will all do voices for the animated film Monsters vs. Aliens about a girl who grows 50 feet tall after being hit by a meteor.

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David Yates will direct and Steve Kloves will write the two-part film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows. Both films will film at the same time, with part one to be released in November 2010 and part two in May 2011.

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HBO is developing a television series based upon Alexander McCall Smith's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency book series, which will star singer Jill Scott.

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Allison Janney will do one of the voices for Fox's animated pilot The Pitts, based upon the 2003 live-action series.

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Joan Cusack and John Goodman have signed on to star in P.J. Hogan's Confessions Of A Shopaholic, based upon Sophie Kinsella's novel.

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Mira Sorvino will star in The Last Templa, an NBC mini-series based on the Raymond Khoury novel.

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Freddie Highmore will do the voice of the lead character in the 3-D animated film version of Astro Boy, set to be released in 2009.

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Gary Cole will play Katherine Mayfair's ex-husband for several episodes of Desperate Housewives beginning April 20.

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Dwayne Johnson will star in Michael Lembeck's The Tooth Fairy movie for 20th Century Fox.

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The 2008 Academy Award winners are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite films won an Oscar!

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Edie Falco will star as a nurse balancing a challenging job with a difficult personal life in a half-hour comedy series for Showtime.

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Hugo Weaving, Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt will star in the remake of The Wolfman.

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Dominic Monaghan will play the part of Barnell, a mysterious character from Wolverine's past who has the ability to manipulate energy and electricity, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

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Benjamin Bratt will star in the A&E original series The Cleaner, set to premiere this summer.

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Sam Worthington joins Christian Bale in the cast of Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, to be directed by McG.

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Ellen Page is set to star in Sam Raimi's Drag Me To Hell movie.

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CBS has renewed 13 series for the 2008-2009 television season. The series are The Amazing Race, The Big Bang Theory, Cold Case, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, Numb3rs, Survivor, Two And A Half Men and Without A Trace.

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The series 24  will not air its new season, which should have begun last month, until next January 2009 because the network wants to air the full season on consecutive weeks. Because of the writer's strike, if it had started airing new episodes now the season finale would not take place until deep in the summer, when TV shows are traditionally in reruns. Only eight episodes of the show had been produced for this season before the beginning of the strike.

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NBC has announced that new episodes of My Name Is Earl will return on April 3 and 30 Rock, The Office, Scrubs and ER will be back on April 10. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit will resume on April 15, while Law & Order will be back on April 23.

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CBS has announced that How I Met Your Mother, Two And A Half Men and The Big Bang Theory will return with new episodes March 17. CSI: Miami and Cold Case will return in late March and CSI: Crime Scene Investigations will be back on April 3.

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ABC Entertainment announced renewals for Brothers & Sisters, Desperate Housewives, Dirty Sexy Money, Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Private Practice, Pushing Daisies, Samantha Who? and Ugly Betty.

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The 2008 Grammy Award winners are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite songs won!

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Alan Arkin, Monica Bellucci, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Julianne Moore, Winona Ryder, Robin Wright-Penn and Keanu Reeves have all been cast in The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee film adaptation.

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Michael Trucco, Constance Zimmer and Justina Machado have been cast in the NBC pilot The Man Of Your Dreams, about a womanizer who uses his expertise to help romantically challenged women.

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Val Kilmer will replace Will Arnett as the voice of KITT in NBC's Knight Rider due to a contractual issue.

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Disney/Pixar will release new 3-D versions of Toy Story on October 2, 2009, and Toy Story 2 on February 12, 2010. Toy Story 3-D will be released in theaters as a 3-D movie on June 18, 2010.

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David Bowers has been hired to direct the Astro Boy film, replacing Colin Brady in that position.

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Lionsgate and Marvel Studios reached an interim agreement with the Writers Guild of America, allowing the striking writers to work on their projects.

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The Pazsaz Entertainment Network announces the addition of Discussion Boards for the various films, television shows, cartoons, DVDs, music, books, video games, recipes, comics, entertainment news, and theme parks featured within this site. Write a review, share your thoughts, ask a question, or just let us know what you think about it!

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Danny McBride will join Will Ferrell in the cast of Brad Silberling's film adaptation of the Land Of The Lost television series. Show information, episode list, cast, and airdates.

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Keri Russell will do the voice for Wonder Woman in an animated direct-to-DVD movie.

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Jaden Smith joins Jennifer Connelly in the cast of the remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still.

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The final episode of Miss America: Reality Check airs January 25 at 10PM (ET/PT) on TLC. The series is designed to get the 52 state winners to forget everything they've learned in "pageant schools" over the years and prepare them for the final competition to select Miss America 2008. Then on January 26 at 8PM (ET/tape delayed PT) on TLC, Miss America Live is hosted by Mark Steines. This year's panel of judges includes Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Trace Ayala, Jason La Padura, Sarah Ivens, James Arthur Ray, Robin Meade and Kim Lyons. This panel of judges is comprised of experts in each of the fields that a young woman must excel in, in order to be named Miss America.

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The 2008 Academy Award nominees are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite films were nominated for an Oscar!

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Charlize Theron and Viggo Mortensen will star in the film version of Cormac McCarthy's The Road.

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Salma Hayek and John C. Reilly will star in Universal Pictures' film Cirque Du Freak, based upon a 12-book children's series by Darren Shan.

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Olivia Wilde joins Jack Black, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Oliver Platt, David Cross, Vinnie Jones, Juno Temple and June Raphael in Harold Ramis' film Year One.

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has decided to postpone giving Steven Spielberg the Cecil B. DeMille Award until next year when they will have a full Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

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The 2008 Golden Globe Awards winners are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite movies and television shows won!

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Marlon Wayans will star in Stephen Sommers' G.I. Joe for Paramount Pictures, set to begin production in February 2008.

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Karyn Kusama will direct Jennifer's Body, written by Juno scribe Diablo Cody, for Fox Atomic.

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Alan Arkin will join Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston in David Frankel's Marley & Me, an adaptation of John Grogan's book by the same name.

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SAG president Alan Rosenberg has announced that none of the more than 70 actors nominated for a Golden Globe will be present at the January 13 awards ceremony due to a writer's guild picket of the event. Instead of the traditional ceremony, a press conference will be held to announce the winners.

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The CW's hit series Gossip Girl will move to Monday nights at 8:00 pm starting January 28, 2007.

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Newcomer Gemma Arterton will play the new Bond girl opposite Daniel Craig in James Bond 22.

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Peter Berg has signed to direct a new film version of Frank Herbert's classic novel Dune.

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John Hurt will star as Abner Ravenwood in Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, set to be released May 22, 2008.

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Chow Yun-Fat will star with Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Emmy Rossum and Jamie Chung in the live-action adaptation of Dragonball.

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Stanley Tucci is set to play the husband to Meryl Streep's Julia Child in Columbia Pictures' Julie & Julia.

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Steven Long Mitchell and Craig Van Sickle, creators of the 1990s television series The Pretender, want to bring back the show in a new digital medium.

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Syfy will make a reality-competition pilot called Run For Money, based on a popular Japanese game show. The show places contestants against each other in the quest for cash prizes while being stalked by hunters.

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Gary Oldman has joined Jim Carrey as a voice in Robert Zemeckis' animated A Christmas Carol.

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The 2008 Golden Globe Awards nominees are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite movies and television shows were nominated!

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Xzibit, Amanda Peet and Billy Connolly will star in Chris Carter's screen adaptation of the hit TV series The X-Files for Fox.

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Steven R. McQueen and Jason Dolley star in the Disney Channel original movie Minutemen, set to premiere January 25, 2008.

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Ben Kingsley has signed to co-star in Martin Scorsese's thriller film Shutter Island.

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The 2008 Grammy Award nominees are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite songs were nominated!

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Jennifer Garner is in talks to star opposite Ricky Gervais in This Side Of The Truth. The film centers on an Everyman who figures out how to lie and uses his newfound ability to woo a beautiful woman and become a success at work.

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Ben Cross will play the part of Sarek, the Vulcan father of Spock, and Winona Ryder will play Amanda Grayson, his human mother, in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek film.

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David Hasselhoff is in talks to star as Michael Knight in the upcoming Knight Rider pilot. Justin Bruening has already been cast as Mike Tracer, Michael Knight's son who never knew his dad and Deanna Russo will play Sarah Kamen.

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McG will direct Warner Brothers' Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, the fourth Terminator film, with anticipated summer 2009 release date.

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Chris Hemsworth will play Captain Kirk's father George Kirk and Clifton Collins Jr. will play Ayel in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movie.

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The official Supernatural magazine for the series on The CW goes on sale November 27, 2007.

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Transformers Animated Movie: Transform And Roll Out! will premiere on Cartoon Network on Wednesday, December 26, 2007. The movie kicks off a new animated series based on the Transformers characters.

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Warner Brothers is in talks with Robert Rodriguez to direct a remake of Clash Of The Titans.

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Rachel Nichols, who starred in Alias, is being considered for a role in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek movie.

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Steven Spielberg will receive the VES Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his contribution to visual effects, on February 17, 2008.

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Sony Pictures Japan and Capcom produce Biohazard: Degeneration, an animated movie based upon the Resident Evil games.

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Fox is making an American version of the British sitcom Spaced, originally created by the Shaun Of The Dead team.

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ABC will air a holiday special based on the Shrek movies, called Shrek The Halls, on November 28, 2007.

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SCI FI Channel has renewed Stargate Atlantis for a fifth season. The fourth season is currently airing on Friday nights.

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Rupert Evans will play the part of Superman in George Miller's Justice League movie.

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Teresa Palmer will play the part of Wonder Woman in George Miller's Justice League movie.

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Fox has put New Amsterdam on hiatus even though the show hasn't aired yet. The show was originally set to debut this fall but was bumped to midseason.

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Fox will release James Cameron's Avatar on May 22, 2009 and Ice Age 3 on July 1, 2009.

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Chris Pine will play Captain James T. Kirk in the new Star Trek movie set for a Christmas 2008 release.

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Jerry O'Flaherty will direct the new computer-animated Thundercats movie, based upon the popular 1980s cartoon series, for Warner Bros.

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Syfy will debut Ghost Hunters International, a spinoff of Ghost Hunters with a new team of Fact Or Faked: Paranormal Files traveling across Europe to the continent's haunted spots, in January 2008.

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Disney/Pixar is in preproduction for a upcoming computer-animated version of Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter Of Mars.

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The entire five seasons of Angel will be released as a 30-disc collector's DVD set featuring all 110 episodes on October 30, 2007.

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Eduardo Rodriguez will direct the movie Fragile, based upon the graphic novel by Stefano Raffaele.

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New Regency Productions has gotten the film rights to The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull. The story is about four kids who figure out that their town's candy shop owner is an evil magician searching for the source of eternal youth.

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Doug Liman will produce an update of the 1980s series Knight Rider for NBC. A two-hour pilot for the series is being made with plans to air it as a TV movie later this season. If the TV movie does well, the new Knight Rider series could be on the schedule for next fall.

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Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman will both work on Wes Anderson's stop-motion film The Fantastic Mr. Fox.

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ABC has ordered six episodes of Section 8, a series about a team of ordinary people with neurological abnormalities who work for a secret government agency.

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George Miller will direct a live-action film version of Justice League of America for Warner Brothers, set for a summer 2009 release.

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Leslie Nielsen, Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Kevin Hart, Marion Ross, Ryan Hansen, Jeffrey Tambor and Brent Spiner have all signed on to star in Dimension Films' spoof comedy film Superhero, set for a March 28, 2008 release date.

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Zoe Saldana will play the part of Uhura in the next Star Trek film.

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Stargate SG-1: The Complete Series Collector's Edition 54 disc DVD set will be released on October 9, 2007.

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Cormac McCarthy's novel The Road won this year's Quill Award, which celebrates the best books of the year in 19 popular categories, in the general fiction category.

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Director Joseph Kosinski is in talks to develop and direct a new version of the film Tron.

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The 2007 Emmy Award winners are available online now. Check it out to see if your favorite television shows won!

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Transformers will be released onto DVD on October 16, 2007.

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Paramount sold the most movie tickets this summer, selling over $727.3 million, thanks primarily to Shrek The Third and Transformers. Universal Pictures took second place with The Bourne Ultimatum, Knocked Up and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry. Walt Disney Studios came in third with Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End and Ratatouille. Warner Brothers Pictures was fourth with Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix and Ocean's Thirteen. Sony Pictures finished fifth for the summer, with only Spider-Man 3 doing extremely well.

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Sony is making a direct-to-DVD sequel to Open Season, set to be released in 2009 release.

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Billy Bob Thornton and Kim Basinger will star in The Informers, based upon short stories by Bret Easton Ellis.

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Dimension Films has made a two-picture movie deal with writer-director Rob Zombie.

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John Goodman will star, opposite comedian Eddie Griffin, as Paul Bunyan in the film Bunyan & Babe.

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Todd McFarlane and Josh Olson are working on a film version of Oz, a new perspective on the L. Frank Baum books, for Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow Pictures,.

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The complete The Addams Family television series will be released onto DVD on November 13, 2007 featuring all 64 episodes of the 1960s show.

 
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