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Shrinkage Underway–Marvel’s Ant-Man Begins Production!

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The Marvel Movie Universe is about to get smaller. Production began today on Marvel’s Ant-Man, shooting for a release date of July 17, 2015.

After a great deal of positive buzz for the film, Ant-Man changed directors when Edgar Wright left the project over ‘creative differences.’ Peyton Reed has stepped in as the film’s director and, after eight years of waiting, Ant-Man is underway. For more, follow the jump.

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Michael Douglas to Star as Hank Pym in Marvel’s Ant-Man!

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Michael Douglas has stepped into some of the biggest–or should that be tiniest?–shoes of his career. The two-time Academy Award-winning actor will join director Edgar Wright and Paul Rudd in Marvel’s "Ant-Man," hitting theaters July 31, 2015. That means Paul Rudd will be playing Scott Lang.

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Wanderlust – Just Seen It Movie Review

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After he loses his job, George and his wife Linda must moves from NYC to live with his brother in Atlanta. But on their drive south, they discover a commune right out of the 1960s. Deciding to leave the rat race behind, George and Linda give the commune life a try in WANDERLUST.

Starring Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Alan Alda and Malin Akerman.
Directed by David Wain.
Written by David Wain and Ken Marino.
Produced by Judd Apatow, Ken Marino and David Wain.
Genre: Comedy.

DVD: Dinner For Schmucks Absurd Comedy Is Just Mean Enough!

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Dinner for Schmucks is an American remake of a much darker French farce called Le Diner de Cons [loosely translated, The Dinner Game]. It is built around the idea that Tim Conrad [Paul Rudd] can win a promotion not because of a brilliant idea he pitches at a board meeting of Fender Financial, but by bringing the most spectacular guest to a very special dinner – a dinner where each of the company’s top executives befriends a person of “extraordinary talent” and brings them to said dinner. The catch is that “extraordinary talent” is a euphemism for “idiot.” If Tim can bring the most the spectacularly idiotic person to the dinner, he can gain his promotion.

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Smartly Idiotic Dinner for Schmucks is The Funniest Film of the Summer!

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Dinner for Schmucks is an American remake of a much darker French farce called Le Diner de Cons [loosely translated, The Dinner Game]. It is built around the idea that Tim Conrad [Paul Rudd] can win a promotion not because of a brilliant idea he pitches at a board meeting of Fender Financial, but by bringing the most spectacular guest to a very special dinner – a dinner where each of the company’s top executives befriends a person of “extraordinary talent” and brings them to said dinner. The catch is that “extraordinary talent” is a euphemism for “idiot.” If Tim can bring the most the spectacularly idiotic person to the dinner, he can gain his promotion.

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Movie News: Production Round-Up Week of 6.2.10

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Ever wanted to write your own movie and didn’t know how to go about getting started? There is a great company called ScriptShark that I had the pleasure of coming across back at the 2008 San Diego Comic Con that offers screen writing seminars in both Los Angeles and New York City for those who are a bit daunted by their lack of movie industry savvy. These interesting and informative seminars allow the aspiring screenwriter to delve deeper into the business demands of a screenwriter’s career, and pursue the practical skills and understanding every aspiring screenwriter needs to know in order to position and promote themselves and their screenplay effectively.

ScriptShark offers information and knowledge about such essential things as:

* Career planning & goal setting
* The best ways to secure representation
* Understanding your screenplay from a producer’s POV
* How to take charge of your career
* Defining genre & market breakdown
* Creating a catchy, clear, and focused logline
* Turning your basic idea into a gripping pitch

If you are seriously interested in getting your screen writing career off the ground, then check out ScriptShark.

Meanwhile let’s take a look at some upcoming projects from some people already established in the entertainment industry.

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