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Conchords' McKenzie Returning to Middle Earth

FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS' Bret McKenzie, who had a small role in the LORD OF THE RINGS series, will be returning to the world of Middle Earth in Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT, reports Variety.

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Day 4 of Kidscreen: The High Stakes of Making Kids Programming

With fewer and fewer programming slots available in key co-production territories and the amount of producers vying for these slots, it is no wonder that the stakes are high. At Kidscreen this year, attendees did their best to maximize this precious opportunity.

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Day 2 of Kidscreen Summit: What's the Buzz?

Day 2 of Kidscreen and the Delegates Lounge, restaurants and bars at the hotel were a buzz with people talking about creative ideas and how to turn them into the next big hit, and, perhaps most importantly, how to finance them!

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Deathly Hallows Animation Director Flies with Pan

Ben Hibon, who directed the wonderful "Three Brother" animated sequence in HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1, has signed on to helm PAN, a new take on J.M. Barrie's PETER PAN, reports Variety.

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Credits Determined for Best Picture Nominees

By Matt Kapko | Monday, February 8, 2010 at 6:10am

Producer credits for 82nd Academy Awards Best Picture nominees “The Blind Side” and “The Hurt Locker” have been determined by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Producers Branch Executive Committee.

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Dark Knight Producers Set Up Futuristic Robin Hood

Atlas Entertainment and Hollywood Gang, the producers of THE DARK KNIGHT and 300, have set up a futuristic take on ROBIN HOOD at Warner Bros., according to The RiskyBusiness Blog. Commercials helmer Nicolai Fuglsig came up with the idea and will direct the project. Jason Hall (SPREAD) will pen the script.

The new film will be set in dystopian London where a Robin Hood-like character and his band of thieves bring hope to the beleaguered masses.

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MIPCOM's Focus on Producers Feature Groening & Jean

MIPCOM 2009 is introducing a new program of events designed specifically for international television producers. Titled "Rethinking the Production Business," the initiative will include a series of keynote addresses and conferences devoted to production, content screenings and a wide range of business-based matchmaking opportunities.

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Fox Hires Hitman 2 Writer

IESB reports that 20th Century Fox has tapped Kyle Ward (KANE AND LYNCH) to pen a follow-up to HITMAN, which was based on the popular videogame. The original starred Timothy Olyphant as Agent 47, the hitman with the barcode tattooed on the back of his bald head. No firm word has been announced whether he will be returning. However, producers Adrian Askarieh, Daniel Alter, and Chuck Gordon will all return.