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Fans of big summer genre movies will already know the name of Alex Kurtzman, probably when paired with his long-time collaborator Bob Orci on movies like Transformers , Star Trek , the television shows "Fringe" and "Hawaii Five-o." This summer, he's making his directorial debut with a terrific character drama called People Like Us , though just four days later, it faces Sony Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man as it slams into theaters. It's somewhat ironic since Alex and Bob recently signed on to write the sequel to that anticipated superhero reboot. We had been wondering why these guys, who have been writing and producing a lot of their own original ideas and material in recent years, became so interested in joining a licensed franchise character like »

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