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Next DC Super Hero Movie in Pre-Production

Director Zack Snyder Unites Superman and Batman in One Explosive New Film

Comic-Con 2013

BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)--On the heels of the worldwide success of “Man of Steel,” director Zack Snyder is bringing together the two greatest Super Heroes of all time—Batman and Superman—for the first time on the big screen. The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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Filmmaker, Mitch Cohen, Employs Kickstarter to Bring Unconventional Tale of the Undead to Life

Unlikely hero of unique zombie apocalypse film “Super Zero” finds 15-minutes of fame in end of days

LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)--If fervor and preparedness were enough to make a film in Hollywood, viewers in movie theaters across the country would already be enjoying Mitch Cohen’s original short film, “Super Zero.” However, since the one thing it does take to make a film is money, Cohen, a 36-year-old L.A.-based writer and director, recently launched a Kickstarter.com campaign – to make his vision for a new kind of zombie movie a reality.

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ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER REESE WITHERSPOON TO STAR IN NICK HORNBY’S ADAPTATION OF NY TIMES BEST-SELLER WILD

Specialty Arm Acquires Worldwide Rights

LOS ANGELES, CA July 16, 2013 – Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced today that the company has acquired worldwide rights to Oscar nominated writer Nick Hornby’s (AN EDUCATION, High Fidelity) adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s NY Times #1 best-seller Wild, the book that re-launched Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. The film will star Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (WALK THE LINE, MUD), and will be produced by Pacific Standard’s Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea (WARM BODIES, ALL GOOD THINGS) with River Road Entertainment’s Oscar nominated Bill Pohlad (THE TREE OF LIFE, 12 YEARS A SLAVE). The film is slated to begin production in the late fall once a director is in place and will be overseen by Fox Searchlight Pictures President of Production Claudia Lewis and SVP of Production David Greenbaum.

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“Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013” Brings World’s Greatest Guitar Stars to Cinemas This Summer

NCM Fathom Events and Crossroad Concerts LLC Present the All-Star Benefit Concert in Select U.S. Theaters on Aug. 13

CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(Business Wire)--Bringing the ultimate guitar concert featuring the most legendary guitarists in the world to select U.S. movie theaters, NCM Fathom Events and Crossroad Concerts LLC present "Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013" on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. (local time). This special, one-night event will feature the best performances and backstage access from Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival pre-recorded over two nights at Madison Square Garden this past April. Tickets for the live concert sold out within minutes of going on sale, but fans can experience one of the hottest events of the year from their local theater as Clapton gathers his most respected colleagues in the music industry for a jam session. The live concert and portions from the cinema event benefit the Crossroads Centre, a treatment and education facility for chemically dependent people, based in Antigua and founded by Clapton.

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D23 Expo 2013 to Open August 9 with Welcome from Disney CEO Bob Iger Followed by Animation Presentation Hosted by John Lasseter


The Walt Disney Studios Returns August 10 with Live Action Presentation Hosted by Studio Chairman Alan Horn

Disney Studios is Proud to Host Two Arena Presentations at D23 Expo 2013, Featuring Celebrity Appearances and Exclusive Sneak Peeks from Upcoming Films

BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)- D23 Expo 2013 will celebrate its grand opening with a welcome from Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger followed by the first of two arena presentations hosted by The Walt Disney Studios at the Anaheim Convention Center. On Friday, August 9, The Walt Disney Studios will surprise and delight fans with sneak peeks of the incredible slate of upcoming animated films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, and Disneytoon Studios, hosted by Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. Then, on Saturday, August 10, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn will host The Walt Disney Studios live action arena presentation which will pull back the curtain on upcoming releases from Disney Live Action and Marvel Studios. Both presentations will feature exclusive clips and behind-the-scenes footage, filmmaker discussions, and surprise celebrity appearances.

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TOM CRUISE & EMILY BLUNT STARRER “EDGE OF TOMORROW” GETS FIRST LOOK AT COMIC-CON

FOOTAGE FROM THE SCI-FI THRILLER TO DEBUT AT SAN DIEGO EVENT

BURBANK, CA – July 15, 2013 – “Edge of Tomorrow” has been announced as the title of the upcoming sci-fi thriller starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, directed by Doug Liman and based on the book All You Need is Kill.  The movie, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, is set for release on June 6, 2014, and the first look at footage from the film will be unveiled by the Studio at this year’s International Comic-Con: San Diego on Saturday, July 20.  The announcement was made today by Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

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MICHAEL BAY AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES ANNOUNCE THE CASTING OF CHINESE ENTERTAINER HAN GENG IN ‘TRANSFORMERS 4’

MICHAEL BAY AND PARAMOUNT PICTURES ANNOUNCE THE CASTING OF CHINESE ENTERTAINER HAN GENG IN ‘TRANSFORMERS 4’

HOLLYWOOD, CA – (July 14, 2013) – Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures jointly announced today that Chinese entertainer Han Geng has been cast in “TRANSFORMERS 4.” Among Asia’s top stars, Han Geng has conquered the worlds of music, television and feature film to become one of the most influential entertainers in China.

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2013 Disney Legends Award Honorees to Be Celebrated During D23 Expo in Anaheim

Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Jobs, Dick Clark and Other Talented Contributors To Disney History To Be Honored At A Ceremony On Saturday, August 10 D23 Expo 2013

BURBANK, Calif.--(Business Wire)--Monsters Inc. and Monsters University stars Billy Crystal and John Goodman, technology visionary Steve Jobs, television icon Dick Clark and other beloved contributors to the Disney legacy will be named and honored as official Disney Legends during the D23 Expo 2013 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, in the D23 Expo Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Despicable Me 2 Becomes the First Satellite Delivered Movie in Mexico

Cinepolis and Contenido Alternativo announced today that Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's movie was delivered through the Satellite Network to 281 of the chain's theatres simultaneously.

Mexico City, – July 5, 2013 – Thanks to the digitalization process that Cinepolis successfully concluded a few weeks ago to 100% of their theatres, making it the first exhibitor in the Latin American industry to have all of their screens with this technology, the movie Despicable Me 2, distributed by Universal Pictures, is the first one delivered via satellite to 281 Cinepolis theatres in Mexico.

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DAVID MICHÔD’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW THRILLER THE ROVER ACQUIRED BY A24 FOR THEATRICAL RELEASE IN THE U.S.

DAVID MICHÔD’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW THRILLER THE ROVER ACQUIRED BY A24 FOR THEATRICAL RELEASE IN THE U.S.

Michôd’s follow-up to critically acclaimed Animal Kingdom stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.

New York, NY (June 27, 2013) – A24 announced the acquisition of David Michôd’s latest film THE ROVER for theatrical release in the U.S. The slow-burn thriller stars Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson and is set in the Australian desert in a dangerous and damaged near future. The film was written by Michôd and based on a story conceived by Michôd and Joel Edgerton. THE ROVER was produced by Liz Watts for Porchlight Film and David Linde under his Lava Bear Films banner, along with Michôd.

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