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Amazon wants to make a movie, starting with a comic book

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Amazon tends to do things in non-traditional ways, and that fact is on full display with the debut this morning of the first installment of Blackburn Burrow, a digital comic book from the company’s Amazon Studios original content group. The free comic book, produced by 12 Gauge Comics, is actually a...
Amazon wants to make a movie, starting with a comic book

NBC Interested in Picking Up 24

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Earlier this week it was reported that this season of 24 would likely be the last for the series as the ratings have dropped and Fox seems disinterested in continuing production. At the time it was mentioned that the studio is considering shopping the series to other networks, but...
NBC Interested in Picking Up 24

Aaron Sorkin to write screenplay for Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic

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Sony has hired Academy and Emmy award winning screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin to write the screenplay for Sony’s upcoming Steve Jobs biopic (not to be confused to the one Ashton Kutcher is starring in), reports Variety. Sony’s biopic will cover the life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and will be adopted from...
Aaron Sorkin to write screenplay for Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic

iCensorship: Apple deletes iCloud emails with the phrase 'barely legal teen'

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple is deleting emails sent from iCloud accounts containing the phrase “barely legal teen,” a sign that the company is still strictly distancing itself from pornography and adult material. The deleted...
iCensorship: Apple deletes iCloud emails with the phrase 'barely legal teen'

It's Not TV, It's Amazon

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Hulu has Paul the Male Matchmaker, Netflix has Lilyhammer and House of Cards. And what does Amazon have in the way of original video programming? Nothing much yet. But that may soon change. New job listings on Amazon’s careers site show the company looking to recruit at least two creative...
It's Not TV, It's Amazon

‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Turns 30

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Mike Ryan: I’m not sure what he could be thinking, because, as far as I’m concerned, The Empire Strikes Back is not only the perfect science-fiction movie. It might just be the perfect movie. Ryan gives credit to director Irvin Kershner. I say the unsung hero of Empire is screenwriter...
‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Turns 30
Dark Horse to adapt original 'The Star Wars' script into comic series

Screenwriting, Screenplay, and Screenplays from the Scriptologist.com Screenwriting Magazine

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Screenwriting, Screenplay, and Screenplays from the Scriptologist.com Screenwriting Magazine

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography

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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin offered some early thoughts today on movie adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, which he has signed on to write. Sorkin was speaking at the D10 conference, and it sounds like he hasn’t actually written any of the screenplay yet — he said the initial stages of...
Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography
Watch this: creating the sounds of 'Lincoln' from a silent era

Star Wars Episode VII May Have Found Its Writer

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Star Wars Episode VII May Have Found Its Writer: Claude Brodesser-Akner: Informed sources tell Vulture that Star Wars: Episode VII has found a leading candidate to write the film's screenplay: Michael Arndt, the Pixar favorite who was nominated for an Oscar for Toy Story 3, won an Oscar for Little...
Star Wars Episode VII May Have Found Its Writer

Final Draft's Second Act

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Final Draft is already Hollywood's dominant screenwriting software. But what if it were more like the Google of all movie data, to be mined and monetized? "Ultimately, a script is a database," says Final Draft's Josh Kline. Final Draft is like the Microsoft Word of Hollywood. Just about every...
Final Draft's Second Act
First TV spot for 'Total Recall' released online

Amazon Tries Hand At More Original (And Crowdsourced) Content With Blackburn Burrow Digital Comic

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Amazon, like its competitor Netflix, has been making some moves to increase the amount of exclusive, original content on its service and today it took one more step in that direction with the news that it will be launching its first made-in-house digital comic, a version of the “Blackburn Burrow”...
Amazon Tries Hand At More Original (And Crowdsourced) Content With Blackburn Burrow Digital Comic

Grumpy Cat Has a Movie Deal and You Don't, What Are You Doing With Your Life?

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More famous than you, because FML. (Photo: Reddit) Are you still pissed at Lena Dunham’s success? Well, here’s a new target for your ire: GrumpyCat, who has reportedly landed a “major motion-picture deal.” And yet you can’t even get your college roommate’s producer uncle to read the screenplay you spent...
Grumpy Cat Has a Movie Deal and You Don't, What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Heroes' Creator Tim Kring on Redefining TV

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For TV addicts the world over Tim Kring likely requires little introduction. For the benefit of the more occasional couch potato among you, however, Kring is the brains behind Heroes, Crossing Jordan, Conspiracy for Good, Touch and Daybreak. Last month, it was revealed that Kring was working on an all-new...
Heroes' Creator Tim Kring on Redefining TV
Spielberg to revive Kubrick's abandoned 'Napoleon' project for TV
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot reportedly producing 'The Twilight Zone' creator's final script

'Steve Jobs' biography to become Aaron Sorkin movie

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It's official: Walter Isaacson's bio on the Apple co-founder is to be adapted into a movie with the screenplay written by Academy Award-winning writer for "The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin. [Read more]...
'Steve Jobs' biography to become Aaron Sorkin movie

How swords, track changes and Amazon led to The Mongoliad: Book Two

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Authors Erik Bear, Mark Teppo, Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo, Nicole Galland chat with Social Editor Cesar Torres about The Mongoliad: Book Two Author Neal Stephenson is known for science fiction classics like Snow Crash and The Baroque Cycle. His secret? Perhaps it's his own version of Fight Club. About a decade...
How swords, track changes and Amazon led to The Mongoliad: Book Two

Review: 7 days with the $199 Nexus 7 – Serendipity

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First hands on at I/O Make no mistake; the Nexus 7 is a game changer. Google has hit it out of the park this time. I have no doubt that Google’s first Nexus Tablet will be the best-selling 7-inch tablet this summer and might actually give the iPad a...
Review: 7 days with the $199 Nexus 7 – Serendipity

Sylvain Chomet's wordless feature based on an unproduced screenplay by Jacques Tati, The Illusionist via @CRITERION - http://j.mp/agnJWf

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Sylvain Chomet's wordless feature based on an unproduced screenplay by Jacques Tati, The Illusionist via @CRITERION - http://j.mp/agnJWf
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as “tutor” on Jobs, Apple for Sony biopic

Would You Give Birth To A Neandertal Baby?

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MIT Technology Review spots a wild story on Genome Web about George Church, a molecular geneticist at Harvard, who is developing technology that can create Neandertal cells. Once he gets the cells, Church hopes to find an "adventurous female human" who will volunteer to be a surrogate mom for the...
Would You Give Birth To A Neandertal Baby?

Hollywood Talent Turns To Kickstarter To Escape 'Institutional Censorship'

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In discussions about artists like Amanda Palmer using Kickstarter, plenty of people continue to insist that their success was made possible by their traditional industry backgrounds. We've already gone over lots of reasons why this is silly, most notably the fact that such artists to a lot of work and...
Hollywood Talent Turns To Kickstarter To Escape 'Institutional Censorship'

Robert Pattinson in talks to play Kurt Cobain

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Vampire heartthrob Robert Pattinson is reportedly Courtney Love’s first choice to play iconic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in a “Nirvana biopic” tentatively titled All Apologies. Love, who has famously disagreed on many things with Cobain’s bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic in the years since Cobain’s death, is said...
Robert Pattinson in talks to play Kurt Cobain
Aaron Sorkin expects disappointment from his Steve Jobs film

Lawrence Schiller's best shot

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'"You're going to make me famous," I said. "Photographers can be replaced," replied Marilyn'I first photographed Marilyn Monroe in 1960. I was 23 and not yet a very good photographer. By 1962, when Paris Match magazine asked me to shoot her again, I had won awards and was better –...
Lawrence Schiller's best shot

Here's The Guy Who Could Be Working On The New Star Wars Movie Screenplay Right Now (DIS)

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Now that we know Disney plans to make three new "Star Wars" sequels, attention has turned to who will write and direct the movies and what the plot will be like. New York Magazine reports that Disney has hired Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning Writer of "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Toy...
Here's The Guy Who Could Be Working On The New Star Wars Movie Screenplay Right Now (DIS)

'Social Network' scribe signs on to adapt official Steve Jobs biography

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Aaron Sorkin, the award-winning writer who wrote the screenplay for The Social Network, has agreed to adapt Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs....
'Social Network' scribe signs on to adapt official Steve Jobs biography
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