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Headline News Blade Runner Prequels, Sequels Coming

Warner Bros-based financing and production company Alcon Entertainment (“The Blind Side,” “The Book of Eli”) co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, in the most significant property acquisition negotiations in the Company’s 13-year history, are in final discussions to secure film, television and ancillary franchise rights to produce prequels and sequels to the iconic 1982 science-fiction thriller “Blade Runner.”

Headline News Escape From Planet Earth Filmmakers Sue Weinsteins

In a 60-page suit, Protocol Pictures partners Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld are seeking $50 million from The Weinstein Co. over their dismissal from the animated feature ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH, reports Deadline.com.

Headline News Diane Lane Is Martha Kent in Superman

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that Oscar-nominated actress Diane Lane will play Martha Kent, the only mother Clark Kent has ever known, in the new Superman movie to be directed by Zack Snyder.

Headline News Hasbro Studios Splits Creative Units

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), has split its boys/action and girls/preschool creative teams into separate series development and current programming groups to meet increased production output.

Headline News Pocoyo Named First Global Kids’ Ambassador For World Wildlife Fund

Kicking off its global Earth Hour “Beyond the Hour” campaign, executives from Earth Hour Global, World Wildlife Fund and Zinkia Entertainment today announced that the beloved children’s character, POCOYO, will serve as the campaign’s first official Global Kids’ Ambassador.

Headline News March Manga Madness Launches For The VIZ Manga App

The VIZ MANGA APP is available for FREE through the iTunes Store and manga volumes are generally available for purchase and download in the U.S. and Canada within the application for $4.99 (U.S. / CAN) per volume.

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