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New ‘Wolverine’ movie opening in 2017

Though Hugh Jackman recently cautioned the world about his decaying, mortal body, he will indeed reprise the role of Logan in at least one more solo Wolverine movie. It will be his eighth effort as the character. Fox has announced a March 2017 release date for his next adventure, with screenwriter David James Kelly busy at work building […]

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is Fox’s second most expensive movie after ‘Avatar’

A report from – of all places – the Calgary Herald suggests the upcoming X-Men flick, Days of Future Past, is Fox’s second most expensive movie ever, after only Avatar. With Bryan Singer returning to Montreal for two weeks of reshoots, it seems the cost of his X-Men sequel has blown past that of its predecessors. Though not even THR […]

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Zac Efron turns Narc for Fox

Zac Efron will star in the true crime tale Narc, Deadline reports. Described as a “college Donnie Brasco,” it tells of a star student, who, after being busted with drugs at a party, turns narc and helps the coppers capture the peddlers. Fox has purchased the life rights of the real subject. Narc marks another decidedly dark […]

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Jack Bauer to Live Another Day; 24 returning to TV in 2014

Jack Bauer will return after all, and not in the much rumoured feature film version of 24 but a special limited 12 episode series titled 24: Live Another Day. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original showrunner Howard Gordon is set to produce this special season, finding the time between writing episodes of his latest hit […]

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Rupert Wyatt may drop out of Apes sequel

Rupert Wyatt delivered one of the best ever Planet of the Apes movies with his 2011 reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and studio 20th Century Fox was rewarded for taking a chance on his talents with a surprise box office hit. But Deadline now suggests Wyatt may walk away from helming the sequel Dawn of the […]

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Matthew Vaughn to direct X-Men: First Class sequel

20th Century Fox has closed a deal with X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn to helm the sequel to their hit superhero reboot, Deadline reports. The announcement comes off the back of the news of Fox production president Emma Watts’ having her contract extended until 2015. As previously reported, Simon Kinberg will pen the untitled […]

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Is the end of The Simpsons nigh?

The day we thought would never come may indeed be upon us. The cast of The Simpsons are at a loggerheads with 20th Century Fox Television, and it could result in the cancellation of the longest-running sitcom (and perhaps the greatest television show) of all time. According to The Daily Beast, Fox is insisting the […]

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Family Guy creator to reboot The Flintstones

Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane has just closed a deal with Fox to reboot The Flintstones for both the small and big screen. The news was broken by Deadline and later confirmed at the 20th Century Fox 2011 Upfront. It is unknown what kind of approach McFarlane will take when rebooting the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon, […]

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