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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI): ‘John Carter’ Audiobook Debuts on SiriusXM’s Book Radio Channel

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March 7, 2012
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Book Radio

By Demian Russian ‘John Carter in A Princess of Mars’, the new audiobook from Tantor Audio, premieres Thursday, March 8th at 8:00AM on Sirius XM Radio’s (NASDAQ:SIRI) Book Radio channel (Sirius and XM channel 80), giving listeners the opportunity to hear the original Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction thriller before watching the film adaptation, which...
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Martin Scorcese to Remake ‘The Gambler’

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September 2, 2011
Martin Scorcese - Leanardo DiCaprio - The Gambler

Along with writer William Monahan, the multi award winning director Martin Scorcese is planning a remake of the 1974 movie The Gambler. The film starred James Caan as the lead character, Axel Freed, a New York City English professor with a pathological gambling addiction which slowly but surely escalates out of control. Although Freed...
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Wicker Man Sequel Slated for 2012 Release

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August 16, 2011
The Wicker Tree

Rights for the production of The Wicker Tree, a sequel to the classic horror film The Wicker Man (1973) have been granted to the American distributor Anchor Bay Films. The company is already aiming for a 2012 release date in the U.S. The film will co-star Graham McTavish. British actor Christopher Lee, who himself...
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Christopher Walken to Star in ‘Gods Behaving Badly’

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July 9, 2011
Chris Walken

Shooting for the film adaptation of Gods Behaving Badly, will begin this month in New York City with an all star cast. Marc Turtletaub, who up until now has been producing and financing film projects, will be directing for the first time. Turtletaub was the producer behind Little Miss Sunshine (2006), directed by Jonathan...
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Could ‘Oldboy’ Remake be Spike Lee’s Next Project?

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July 6, 2011
Spike Lee

Hollywood has long been planning a remake of the south Korean thriller Oldboy (2003), a film directed by Park Chan-Wook. The film was based on a Japanese Manga of the same name and was written by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi. The film was well received in the United States and earned an 80%...
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Jack Black’s Next Comedy: Bailout

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May 12, 2011
Jack Black - Bailout

American comedian Jack Black is slated to take the leading role in a comedy flick called Bailout, to be directed by British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom. The movie will be an adaptation of a novel by author Jess Walter called The Financial Lives Of Poets. Walter himself adapted the novel for film. Black has an...
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Johnny Depp Stars in ‘The Rum Diary’

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March 29, 2011
Johnny Depp Stars in ‘The Rum Diary’

The Rum Diary is an adaptation of a novel written by Hunter S. Thompson in the early 1960’s, but wasn’t published until 1998. Depp plays the leading character in the movie and it’s the second film he’s starred in that was written by Hunter S. Thompson, the first being Fear And Loathing In Las...
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The Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins’ Sci-Fi Trilogy Coming To The Big Screen

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March 19, 2011
The Hunger Games: Suzanne Collins’ Sci-Fi Trilogy Coming To The Big Screen

Written by author Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games is a Science Fiction novel targeted at young adults. It is the first book in a trilogy; the second novel is called Catching Fire, followed by the third book Mockingjay. The three books have already been adapted for the big screen by screenwriter Billy Ray. The director...
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Manga Titles From Viz Media Make 2011 YALSA List

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February 2, 2011
Manga Titles From Viz Media Make 2011 YALSA List

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has announced its 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. The annual list highlights titles that exemplify the quality and range of graphic novels appropriate for teen audiences. The books, recommended by the association for those aged 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and...
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New Cross Game Manga Released, Author Awarded

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January 14, 2011
New Cross Game Manga Released, Author Awarded

New additions of the manga CROSS GAME have just hit the shelves. Vol. 2 of the manga (graphic novel) CROSS GAME (bundling Vols. 4 and 5 of the original series as released in Japan) will be published under VIZ Media’s Shonen Sunday imprint. VIZ Media is celebrating this release by offering CROSS GAME Vol. 2...
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The End of INUYASHA Has Arrived!

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January 13, 2011
The End of INUYASHA Has Arrived!

VIZ Media has announced the release of the final installment of Rumiko Takahashi’s longtime bestselling manga (graphic novel) series, INUYASHA. Volume 56, Curtain of Time, is now available. VIZ Media Press Release: Kagome, a modern-day high school girl, is pulled into Japan’s ancient past! There, her destiny is linked to a dog-eared half demon...
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