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2012 has come and gone without the kind of massive world-ending tragedy that some feared (and many more joked) would be signaled by the abrupt end of the Mayan calendar, an event immortalized in Roland Emmerich's splashy action-adventure 2012. The master of disaster movies is currently on post-production on White House Down. But while he tackles the troubling topic of terrorists invading 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, his Independence Day, Stargate and Godzilla co-writer Dean Devlin is selling a new form of global disaster, and cashing in big. Deadline reports Devlin and writing partner Paul Guyot have "pre-emptively" sold their spec script to Skydance Production for an untitled global catastrophe movie for a whopping seven-figure pay day. Devlin's own production company Electric Entertainment will produce the pic alongside Skydance's founder David Ellison (Mission: Impossible . Ghost Protocol), and Dana Goldberg (I Am Legend). While this might sound a ripe property for Devlin's long-time collaborator Emmerich »

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