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Things We Saw Today: Ballerina Misty Copeland’s Life Story Is Getting a Movie Adaptation

New Line Cinema has just acquired Misty Copeland's autobiography, Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, to adapt into a biopic about her life story.

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It Movie Scheduled To Give Us All Nightmares in 2017

After some initial delays and switchups in direction, an official release date for the movie adaptation of Stephen King's It has been announced. New Line and Warner Bros. have confirmed that the film will be released on September 18, 2017, barring any further delays.

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Tom Hardy to Produce and Star in Vertigo’s 100 Bullets for New Line

Does this mean there'll be 99 sequels?

Fans of the Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso comic 100 Bullets (Vertigo) have reason to be pumped! New Line is going to be doing a film adaptation of the crime comic, and Mad Max: Fury Road's Tom Hardy is producing with an eye on starring in the film.

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Eddie Redmayne Going to Be Great and Terrible in New Biopic

Lions and tigers and cinnamon rolls oh my.

Eddie Redmayne has joined the cast of New Line Cinema's Road to Oz.

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Shaft Comic Writer on Why Making the new Shaft Movie a Comedy Is a Disservice to Us All

David Walker writes Dynamite Entertainment's Shaft comic and has a forthcoming novel, Shaft's Revenge, that's the only one since the '70s to be sanctioned by Shaft creator Ernest Tidyman's estate. So when Walker expresses an opinion on Shaft, you kind of sit up and listen—and he doesn't like the sound of the new movie at all.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why Sandman Is a Movie, Guillermo del Toro Rumored to Be off Justice League Dark

If you were holding out hope for Guillermo del Toro to work with DC Comics superheroes, I've got some bad news for you. But Joseph Gordon-Levitt is here to make you feel better by describing an "absolutely mind-blowingly awesome" Sandman movie.

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The Rock Is Going to Star in a Film Based on the Arcade Game Rampage

THE ROCK ABOUT TO MAKE THE BEST MOVIE IN THE HISTORY OF MOVIES, PROBABLY.

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First Trailer for Batkid Documentary Batkid Begins Is Here, Just as Emotional as You’d Expect

The hero Gotham deserves.

New Line Cinema's documentary chronicling the heroics of cancer survivor Miles Scott and the support he received from the San Francisco community will be out on June 26th before expanding to a wider release in July. Ready your tissues and crime-fighting gear.

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New Line Nabs Batkid Feature Film and Documentary!

The story of Batkid will live on...

The story of "Batkid" Miles Scott, the 5-year-old leukemia patient who got to live his dream to be a superhero courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and much of San Francisco, is both the subject of a documentary, Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Round the World, and an upcoming narrative feature film in which Julia Roberts is set to star and produce. Today, we've heard that both the documentary and the feature film have found a distributor in New Line Cinema!

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Holy Smaug Pile! Peter Jackson Spent How Much Making The Hobbit Trilogy?

Enough to buy multiple giant elks.

Last year word was Peter Jackson's time on The Hobbit trilogy so far cost double what The Lord of the Rings trilogy did to make. But a new report has the films running Smaug hoard numbers.

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Warner Bros. Officially Sets A Date For A Wonder Woman Solo Film, Casts Ezra Miller As Their New Flash, Ray Fisher As Cyborg

Investor meetings aren't usually how we get our entertainment news, but we'll take it. Read on for a slew of DC Comics movie news just announced!

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Movie Exec Says Shazam Will Be “Fun.” Somewhere, Superman Is Crying.

Good. Because I was about to pull out the people's elbow.

Not gonna lie, this is a huge relief.

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[UPDATED] Dwayne Johnson Announces He’s Playing The Villainous Black Adam For Warner Bros On Twitter

BRB DYING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD.

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New Line Cinema Is Giving Misty Copeland The Biopic She Deserves

Slow-clap standing ovation, y'all.

For those of you uninitiated in the awesomeness of American Ballet Theatre's soloist Misty Copeland, you're in luck: Deadline reports that New Line Cinema has optioned the rights to her best-selling memoir Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina. Considering the variety of barriers the star has leapt in her lifetime, that's great news even for film-goers who aren't versed in the dance world.

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Teddy Bear Meme Artist Didn’t Put Much Thought Into Drawing, Actually Quite Amazed People Are So Into It

Earlier this week we reported that the above illustration entitled Sweet Halloween Dreams -- created by Greek software engineer and artist Alex Panagopoulos -- would be turned into a movie with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Beau Flynn, and Hiram Garcia attached to the project as producers. While Panagopoulos has already sold the drawing's film rights to New Line Cinema, there was no word on the artist's own reaction to the life-changing news -- until today. No doubt surprised by the overnight surge in popularity of his artwork, Panagopoulos still can't believe that it was enough to merit this level of attention from the film industry.

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Teddy Bear Internet Meme Set to Become Movie, Will Be Produced by The Rock

Obviously a sign of the internet zeitgeist, only in this generation can a lowly internet meme have the potential to be turned into a million-dollar box office blockbuster. The above image -- illustrated by Greek software engineer and fantasy artist Alex Panagopoulos -- depicting a teddy bear standing up to nightmares incarnate will reportedly be given the Hollywood treatment, with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Beau Flynn of FlynnPicturesCo set to produce the film tentatively titled Teddy Bear. Wait a minute, aren't Johnson and Flynn attached to Journey 2: The Mysterious Island? And on that note, doesn't Johnson have a penchant for starring in family-friendly fare like Tooth Fairy? If that's the case, then that teddy bear's going to need a much bigger sword and shield.

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LOTR Ripoff Age of the Hobbits Is Changing Its Name, Warner Bros. Is Still Suing Just to Be Sure

Oh Hollywood

Looks like that's game, set, and match to Warner Bros. A few months back we got word that A) a company called The Asylum was producing a Lord of the Rings ripoff called Age of the Hobbits and B) Warner Bros. subsidiary New Line Cinema, which is producing The Hobbit trilogy, was planning to sue the pants off them. Now it appears that Warner Bros. has secured their victory, as Asylum has changed the name of of the film (which co-stars Christopher Judge, aka Teal'c from Stargate, interestingly enough) to the non-copyright-infringing Clash of the Empires.

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Animals & Slot Machines Cause Lots Of Legal Trouble For The Hobbit, Peter Jackson Responds

Not all that glitters is gold

Peter Jackson is probably hoping the old saying, "there's no such thing as bad publicity" applies to his current predicament. The Hobbit is currently swirling in midst of two very different controversies. The first is allegations of animals dying on production of the films, the other involves unauthorized merchandising not limited to, but including Lord of the Rings slot machines. Jackson has issued a statement on the former.

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LOTR Ripoff, Age of The Hobbits, Claims Hobbits Are Real, Sticks Tongue Out At New Line Cinema

Not all that glitters is gold

"Mockbusters" are quickly becoming just as big a part of the movie business as porn parodies, though I suppose the two could be interchanged. Regardless, a new one titled Age of the Hobbits is trying to capitalize on the release of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Only, the creators are saying their hobbits are the real deal. Just what we've always wanted? 

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Y: The Last Man Movie May Finally Get Made

The film adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn's Y: The Last Man has been kicked around Hollywood for a long, long time. It seems like every couple years, something seeps out that indicates the film is still alive and at some point will be made. The latest supposed news out of New Line Cinema indicates that a recent draft has passed muster, and the studio is now looking at potential directors for the continuously stalled project.

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