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Universal Closing In On Director For 47 Ronin

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:58am

Universal Pictures has almost closed a deal that will see Carl Eric Rinsch direct 47 RONIN, an epic period samurai swordsmen tale starring Keanu Reeves, VARIETY reports. Rinsch currently shoots commercials for RSA and has been on Hollywood's radar, according to Variety.

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Hack/Slash Goes To Stephen Susco

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:34am

Stephen Susco (RED, THE GRUDGE) has signed on to write HACK/SLASH, which has already gone through previous drafts from no fewer than four other scribes, SHOCKTILYOUDROP.COM reports. Susco hasn't said whether he'll be starting from scratch or simply revising the script already available.

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Emmerich to Tackle Shakespeare Next

Hot off his monster hit, 2012, director Roland Emmerich will shift gears with his next feature, a smaller, more intimate pet project he has wanted to make for years: SOUL OF THE AGE, which tackles the controversial authorship of William Shakespeare's plays.

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Erik Press Named Executive Producer at Zoic Studios

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 16, 2009 at 7:52am

Award-winning visual effects and digital production house Zoic Studios has named Erik Press to the strategic role of Executive Producer. At Zoic, Press leads artists and creative directors to produce effects-driven content with a holistic approach, uniting broadcast, advertising, theatrical and web content that engages audiences and enriches brands.

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Cameron To Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society, the entertainment industry's only official organization representing the extended community of visual effects professionals, has named motion picture director and producer James Cameron as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the 8th Annual VES Awards which will be held at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City on Sunday, February 28, 2010.