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Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg Team for Secret Movie

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Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg Team for Secret Movie
Making a three part epic like The Hobbit sure can knock the wind out of a guy. Especially when it is not as well received as the trilogy that came before it, which in this case, would be the Academy Award winning Lord of the Rings saga. So it's understandable that director Peter Jackson has taken some much needed time off between projects. But it sounds like the New Zealand maestro may be heading back to work soon. And it will be under the guidance of filmmaker extraordinaire Steven Spielberg.

Though he won't divulge exactly what the project may be, director Steven Spielberg spilled the beans about Peter Jackson's next project while out promoting his big summer release The Bfg, which is in theaters now. Spielberg dropped this exciting nugget of news to TimeOut Magazine, with New Zealand's Stuff picking up the coverage. The actor only let this new
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17 movie sequels that are stuck in development hell

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Meet the films sequels that might not be dead, but are certainly stuck in some kind of limbo...

Every now and then, a sequel that appears to have been in the cooker for a while – Zoolander 2, Dumb And Dumber To, Anchorman 2 – finally escapes into the wild. But the journey to the screen can be a very lengthy one, and this little lot are still trying to find their way to your local multiplex…

Dick Tracy 2

Disney gambled hard on bringing Dick Tracy to the screen in the summer of 1990, backing the vision of director and star Warren Beatty, and hoping to ape the success that Warner Bros had enjoyed the summer before with Batman. Yet whilst Dick Tracy hit, it didn’t hit too hard. The studio adjusted its-then blockbuster strategy accordingly, and it wouldn’t really be until it got to the likes of
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"Prisoners Of The Sun"

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Sneak Peek "The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn", as development continues on the next Amblin Entertainment "Tintin" motion capture feature "The Adventures Of Tintin: Prisoners Of The Sun", executive produced by Steven Spielberg, to be directed by Peter Jackson, targeting a 2016 release:

"...'Professor Calculus' is kidnapped, and it is up to 'Tintin' and his faithful companions to save the day..."

"As soon as I’m free of 'The Hobbit', I’ll be going back into doing 'Tintin'", confirmed Jackson.

"It was held up by 'The Hobbit', but we have every intention of doing another 'Tintin' movie and it’s just waiting on me to be done with these 'Hobbit' movies..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn"...
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50 Upcoming Movie Sequels (Yep, 50)

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Sequels are awesome, plain and simple. Returning to familiar characters and worlds we love is like covering yourself with a warm blanket, although when a sequel is bad it can be like a blanket covered in potato bugs and lice. Studios love sequels because seven times out of ten they open huge, no matter how good they are.

With that in mind, here's 50 of your favorite titles all preparing to get new installments. Some of them are deep into pre-production while others have barely gotten out of the pitch stages, but you'll be salivating at the thought of some of these sweet babies finally making their way to the screen.

'Paranormal Activity 5'

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Status: The law of diminishing returns seems to have caught up to Paramount's annual license to print money, and even though the last "Paranormal" grossed half its predecessor, producer Jason Blum is gonna
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Jackson Confirmed For Tintin 2

Jackson Confirmed For Tintin 2
It’s not exactly news that Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg agreed to take on one entry each in their planned Tintin trilogy. But now the two filmmakers have finally given some official confirmation that Jackson will get to work on the second film once they receive the go-ahead from their studio backers.“Sony and Paramount were willing to do one movie with us and then give us the financial wherewithal to develop a script, do all the visual storyboards and get it really in launch position. So we can launch pretty quickly on a second movie. The script is already written,” Spielberg explained to the Hollywood Reporter (via The Playlist).The script, or at least one of the drafts, comes from author Anthony Horowitz, who was hired last year to develop a story based on an amalgam of two adventures: Prisoners Of The Sun and The Seven Crystal Balls.
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Peter Jackson is confirmed to direct The Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun

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From the beginning, the plan was to have Peter Jackson direct the sequel to The Adventures Of Tintin: Secret Of The Unicorn. Spielberg helmed the first and the third installment of the trilogy would go to someone unannounced. Today Jackson confirmed that he would be directing the sequel, The Adventures Of Tintin: Prisoners Of The Sun as soon as The Hobbit was complete. Jackson served as producer on the first film. After the confirmation, Spielberg explained that they don't have the...
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