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<strong><a href="">New Film "Unstoppable" Will Be in Movie Theaters November 12, 2010</a></strong><br>A massive unmanned locomotive, nicknamed "The Beast" and loaded with toxic cargo, roars through the countryside, vaporizing anything put in front of it. A veteran engineer (Denzel Washington) and a young conductor (Chris Pine), aboard another train in the runaway’s path, devise an incredible plan to try and stop it – and prevent certain disaster in a heavily populated area.<p><strong><a href="">New Film "Morning Glory" Will Be in Movie Theaters November 10, 2010</a></strong><br>When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller (McAdams) is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless love life.</p><p><strong><a href="">New Film "Due Date" Will Be in Movie Theaters November 5, 2010</a></strong><br>Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) is an expectant first-time father whose wife's due date is a mere five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at her side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan--on what turns out to be a cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, numerous friendships and Peter's last nerve.</p><p><strong><a href="">Multi-Talented Lester Family to Star in 'The Grief Tourist'</a></strong><br>The film, which stars Michael Cudlitz and Melanie Griffith, wrapped filming in Los Angeles, CA in early October, and is set for release sometime next year.</p><p><strong><a href="">3D Joint Venture of Sony, Discovery Communications and IMAX Announces First Wave of Programming</a></strong><br>Forthcoming 24/7 3D Television Network Plans Broad Slate of Native 3D Original Productions and Strategic Acquisitions</p><p><strong><a href="">Peter Pan Flies to Israel: 3D Stereoscopic Animated TV Series</a></strong><br>"The New Adventures of Peter Pan" is a 26 x 22' 3D stereoscopic animated TV series being produced with a global budget of approximately EUR10 million in high-end 3D stereoscopic CGI which is anticipated to be available for broadcast by the beginning of 2012.</p><p><strong><a href="">John Seale, Michael O'Shea and Douglas Kirkland Tabbed for ASC Tributes</a></strong><br>John Seale, ASC, ACS, Michael D. O'Shea, ASC and Douglas Kirkland will be honored by their peers during the 25th American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards celebration here at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on February 13, 2011.</p><p><strong><a href="">Scorpio Studios Goes Global With Strategic Partnership With Pixomondo and Co-Production With Europe’s Biggest Studio</a></strong><br>Producers Din Altit and Kevin L. Summerfield of Scorpio Studios, have finalized a partnership deal with Pixomondo, an international visual effects company with a global network of studios in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai and most recently Beijing.</p><p><strong><a href="">American World Pictures (AWP) Nabs New Films</a></strong><br>Los Angeles based independent motion picture distribution and production company, has nabbed the worldwide sales rights to "Savages Crossing" and "Kill Katie Malone".</p><p><strong><a href="">Earnest Harris Completing Latest Film Script</a></strong><br>Family Comedy Based On Real Life Events In Southern California Pop Warner Football League. Script Is Fourth By Harris Who Will Also Direct The Project.</p><p><strong><a href="">H1 Greenlights New Movie 'Single Ladies' to Series</a></strong><br>The cast includes: Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy, Charity Shea, and DB Woodside. "Single Ladies" the movie features guest appearances by Lauren London, Eve, Common, Chili, and Kim Porter. Executive producer, Queen Latifah, will make a guest appearance in the series.</p><p><strong><a href="">Film "Thor" To Be Released May 2011</a></strong><br>Directed by Kenneth Branagh, the film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Stellan Skarsgard, Jaimie Alexander, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Josh Dallas, Tadanobu Asano, Idris Elba, Clark Gregg, and Colm Feore.</p><p><strong><a href="">"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" To Be Release May 2011</a></strong><br>The film stars Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Óscar Jaenada, Kevin R. McNally, Astrid Berges-Frisbey and Sam Claflin.</p><p><strong><a href="">Horror Film “The Kult” Begins Principal Photography in Southern California</a></strong><br>San Diego-based Gharial Productions announces that upcoming horror film The Kult began principal photography in San Diego and Riverside Counties under the direction of Kip Shelton.</p><p><strong><a href="">Therefore Productions Releases Comedy Spec Ad “The Multiproduct Commercial"</a></strong><br>Video production agency Therefore Productions releases HD spec commercial alongside the launch of the company showreel and the re-designed company site.</p><p><strong><a href="">New Suspense Film "Elevator" to Be Released in 2011</a></strong><br>Film "Elevator" boasts an all-star, international cast that includes John Getz (“The Social Network,” “Blood Simple,”), multi-award-winning actress Shirley Knight (“Sweet Bird of Youth,” “As Good As It Gets,” “Desperate Housewives,”), Joey Slotnick (“The Office,” “Alias,” “Boston Public”), Devin Ratray (“Law and Order,” “Home Alone,” “Dennis the Menace”), Waleed Zuaiter (“Sex and the City 2,” “The Men Who Stare at Goats,” "House of Saddam”), Christopher Backus (“Huge,” “The O.C.,” “Will & Grace”), Anita Briem (“The Tudors,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth”), Tehmina Sunny (“Undercovers,” “Children of Men”), Michael Mercurio (“Days of Our Lives,” “Brainstorm”) and twins Amanda and Rachel Pace (“Private Practice,” “The Bold and the Beautiful”).</p><p><strong><a href="">Chase Reunites With Van Zandt and Unveils Casting for his Feature Film Debut at Paramount</a></strong><br>Movie to Begin Production in January 2011 in New York</p><p><strong><a href="">"Casey," A Tragic, Romantic Drama, Currently In Development By Made U Look Productions</a></strong><br>Casey is an independent film that weaves the trials and tribulations of miscarriages, with the psychological trauma of child abuse and alcoholism.</p><p><strong><a href="">Actress Laura Niemi Joins the Hallmark Channel for Christmas</a></strong><br>Actress Laura Niemi joins Christine Taylor (“The Brady Bunch Movie,” “Zoolander”) and Vivica Fox (“Kill Bill Vol. 1”, “Independence Day”) for Hallmark’s 2010 heartwarming Christmas movie Farewell, Mr. Kringle.</p><p><strong><a href="">Submit Your Movie Production Stills for a Chance to Be the FEATURED COVER STORY on StudentFilmmakers Magazine's Next Edition</a></strong><br> invites filmmakers and production companies to submit their movie production stills for a chance to be Featured on the COVER of the next edition of StudentFilmmakers Magazine!</p><p><strong><a href="">Comedy Movie 'Four Lions,' Will Open in Select Cities on November 5</a></strong><br>Following its sell-out success as the buzz hit of the Sundance Film Festival, Four Lions packed the coveted closing night slot of South by Southwest, won the Independent Camera Award at Karlovy Vary and was voted Best Narrative Feature by audiences at the Los Angeles Film Festival...</p>