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Hollywood loves a story within a story, and we’ve goot a doozy for you. In the Ben Affleck-starring and directed political thriller Argo — based on the true story of a rescue mission to save six American hostages in Iran during the 1980s — the covert operation worked under the guise of a fake movie production. The screenplay was dubbed Argo

February 1, 2012

First announced last fall, Matt Damon and John Krasinski are set to team for a drama based on an idea formulated between Krasinski and author/screenwriter Dave Eggers (“A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius”, Away We Go, Where the Wild Things Are). Deadline now reports that Gus Van Sant will direct the project, now with the title The Promised Land.

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Angelina Jolie has responded to claims by Croatian journalist James Braddock that she stole the idea for her new film, ”In the Land of Blood and Honey’ from his book. In a new interview, Jolie told the LA Times that the lawsuit is ‘”par for the course. It happens on almost every film.” Although she says she did draw inspiration from several novels about the Bosnian… Continue reading Angelina Jolie Responds to 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' Lawsuit

If you head to see ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ this December, bring your reading glasses. According to Deadline, Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut about the Bosnian War in the mid-’90s will hit theaters in the country’s native language. Known as Serbian-Croatian during the war, the language is now called Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian; Jolie shot the ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ in both BCS and English in… Continue reading 'In the Land of Blood and Honey': Angelina Jolie's Directorial Debut Will Hit US Theaters With Subtitles

We don’t often post development deal stories, but having broken the sad new that MTV’s The Buried Life was getting the ax this week, we wanted to add this feel-good update: Duncan Penn, Jonnie Penn, Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood have signed a deal with MTV’s cross-platform media group MTVX to work on new shows and online projects.

“We were proud of the show we had made, but it wasn’t… Continue reading ‘Buried Life’ guys land MTV development deal — EXCLUSIVE