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Headline News Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming to Universal Hollywood

Universal Studios and Warner Bros. are partnering again to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction to Universal Hollywood, reports Variety.

Headline News Nurse Jackie Writer to Adapt Steampunk Novel Boneshaker

Brian Oliver, President of Cross Creek Pictures, Simon Oakes, Vice-Chairman of Exclusive Media Group and President & CEO of Hammer Films and Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, Co-Chairmen of Exclusive Media Group (“Exclusive”) announced today that Hammer has acquired the rights to the novel “Boneshaker” by Cherie Priest for adaptation to the big screen.

Headline News Sesame Street To Debut In Afghanistan

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, in partnership with TOLO TV and LEMAR TV stations, have produced Baghch-e-Simsim, a brand new children’s television series featuring locally produced live action films and the Muppets from Sesame Street, to engage and help educate the young children of Afghanistan.

Headline News Everything’s Rosie Packs Bags For New Global Destinations

V&S Entertainment, a leading UK independent children’s media company, has secured a host of new international deals for its best-selling HD CGI pre-school animated series Everything’s Rosie, it was announced today by Managing Director Vickie Corner.

Headline News Not To Scale's Man vs Magnet Creates Digitonal’s Come and Play Short

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 12:08pm

The film was conceived and created by Not To Scale director Man Vs Magnet for London based electronic artists Digitonal and their alluring track 'Come and Play’ from their album ‘Be Still my Bleeping Heart’.

Headline News Harrison Ford Sought for Ender's Game

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 12:01pm

In a Variety report confirming that HUGO star Asa Butterfield will star in ENDER'S GAME, the trade pub reports that Harrison Ford is being sought for the role of Colonel Hyrum Graff, the Commander of Training for the International Fleet.

Headline News Framestore Strengthens Commercials Dept With Bumble Davis & James Alexander

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 11:55am

Framestore’s busy commercials production department is expanding, taking on two new producers: Bumble Davis (formerly head of production at Golden Square) and James Alexander (hailing from Envy).

Headline News Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Melts onto Blu-ray & DVD

A perfect family gift for the holidays, ICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS lands on Blu-ray and DVD November 26 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and features the original voice talents of Ray Romano, Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary and Sean William Scott.

Headline News Lionsgate & Summit Enter Merger Talks

Summit Ent., the house that TWILIGHT built, and Lionsgate Ent., which is wrapping production on what is hoped to be the next TWILIGHT-like franchise THE HUNGER GAMES, have resumed merger discussions, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

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