David Fincher Dropped Out Of The Steve Jobs Biopic After Demanding $10 Million

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David Fincher has dropped out of that Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs biopic because he's awesome.


Johnny Depp joins Wes Anderson’s next movie- OH GOD, THE WHIMSY!

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According to Deadline, Johnny Depp will star in Wes Anderson's next film (to be written and directed by Wes Anderson), The Grand Budapest Hotel, presumably part of Anderson's "Fancy-Sounding Trains and Hotels" trilogy, which began with Hotel Chevalier and The Darjeeling Limited.


David Fincher weighs in on embargo-gate

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Yesterday I told you about the email fight (sort of) between New Yorker critic/scarf enthusiast David Denby (left), and Girl with the Dragon Tattoo producer/chocolate enthusiast Scott Rudin (right), over Denby's decision to run his Dragon Tattoo review a week ahead of the "embargo" date he'd agreed to.


Beef of the Week: Dragon Tattoo producer vs. New Yorker film critic

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Okay, the full email exchange I'm about to post below is a little long, and probably a lot inside baseball, but it's still an interesting glimpse into how movie studios market themselves during awards season.

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Trey Parker And Matt Stone Say They’re Making A ‘Book Of Mormon’ Movie


The Book of Mormon took home nine Tony Awards this year (including best musical) for its three creators: Trey Parker and Matt Stone (South Park) and Robert Lopez (co-writer of Avenue Q).

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Trey Parker & Matt Stone’s ‘Book of Mormon’ to become a film?

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If you're not a part of the snooty New York theater scene, you might not have been aware that South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Book of Mormon musical has been playing to rave reviews and sold out shows on Broadway for about a month now.



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Weinstein and Rudin tied for first in the Les Grossman Lookalike Contest So despite the fact that studio head Harvey Weinstein (left) and producer Scott Rudin (right) are basically the same person, they’re in the middle of a big fight.

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