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Dan Trachtenberg is a director that comes from a commercial background, but when he produced his own trailer for a faux movie based on the videogame Portal, he got noticed by the right people. Now New Line Cinema has hired him to helm an adaptation of graphic novel Y The Last Man.  Based on the original comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, this dystopian tale focuses on the only man to survive the apparent simultaneous death of every male mammal on Earth.

Steven Spielberg has put the brakes on the sci-fi film Robopocalypse, which was to go into production in the spring. Based on the novel by Daniel H. Wilson, the Drew Goddard script (Cabin in the Woods), was to star Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway and concerns a battle for survival after mankind generates its first mass intelligence computer brain only to see it escape. »

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