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Netflix Collars Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” But Who Will Join Robert De Niro?

Martin Scorsese Robert De Niro The IrishmanHarvey Keitel is being sought to play Jimmy Hoffa, the head of the Teamsters union who disappeared in 1975.

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Participant Media Acquires “The Price of Liberty” Spec with Robert De Niro Producing

Robert De Niro ExcerptFollowing a recent bidding war, Participant Media has acquired the spec The Price of Liberty from writer Michael Gunn. They will produce alongside Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro of Tribeca Films and Cary Granat of Reel FX.

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THE PRICE OF LIBERTY (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMInspired by true events at the end of the Cold War, a young American diplomat and two senators, one Democrat and one Republican, implement a plan to secure the dangerous, unprotected nuclear material of the fallen Soviet Union before it can fall into the wrong hands.

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THE WAR WITH GRANDPA (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA young man is forced to give up his beloved bedroom after his grandfather moves in after the death of his wife. Determined to keep his bedroom, the young man plays a series of pranks on his grandfather in order to drive him out.

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WHERE THE WHITE MAN RUNS AWAY (SALES)

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Logline: Story of rookie Canadian journalist Bahadur, who in 2008 formed a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia.

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Evan Peters Boards Bryan Buckley’s “Where The White Man Runs Away”

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Evan Peters is joining Bryan Buckley’s Where The White Man Runs Away based on the novel Pirates Of Somalia by Jay Bahadur.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Kenneth Branagh To Direct “Artemis Fowl” Adaptation For Disney And TWC

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Get ready Fowl fans, as it looks as though Walt Disney Pictures and The Weinstein Company are finally moving forward on the seriously long-awaited Artemis Fowl adaptation, securing Kenneth Branagh to direct.

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ALL WE HAD (SALES)

Logline: Centers on a mother and daughter living on the edge of poverty who have nothing but each other. They escape to the east for a better life, finding kindness and friendship along the way.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Gemma Arterton Is Set to Star in “Mercury”

The “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” star will appear in the Freddie Mercury biopic.

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THE GOOD HOUSE (SALES)

Logline: An alcoholic, New England realtor’s perfectly compartmentalized life starts to come apart when she rekindles with an old flame and befriends a women who’s become the subject of town gossip.

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TV Sales, Renewals, Attachments, Deals And Pickups (09.07.12)

A weekly recap of the TV news!

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TV SALES & GREENLIGHTS (08.16.12)

A rundown of today’s TV news!

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (05.23.11)

A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts come to an end!

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POLITICS AND PASTA (SALES)

Logline: Follows the true story of Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, who ended his second term as mayor of Providence, Rhode Island when he was forced to resign following his conviction for racketeering conspiracy, and served four years in federal prison for it.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (01.24.11)

CBS orders pilots for a copper and a laugher, Fox adds two more laughers to their order, and one tentpole-type actioner, while MTV adds some summer camp fun, NBC opens their wallets and greenlights four new pilots with some very familiar names, and TBS smashes two John Cusack films for one new series!

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THE IRISHMAN (SALES)

Logline: The true story of Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, assassin for the mob who is thought to have carried out more than 25 murders including that of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa.

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TV SALES, PICK-UPS, ATTACHMENTS, RENEWALS & DEALS (10.13.10)

ABC picks up four new laughers, Cartoon Network gets into the Dragon game, CBS adds two coppers, and an Adopted Family, and Ed Norton decides to start discovering America!

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Bohemian Rhapsody (SALES)

Logline: The story of singer Freddie Mercury who formed the rock band Queen in 1970 and served as lead singer until his death in 1991.

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ANOTHER MIDNIGHT RUN (SALES)

Logline: An ex-cop becomes a bounty hunter for a one-time job with a big reward if he can turn his target in on time.

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THE UNDOMESTIC GODDESS (SALES)

Logline: A workaholic female attorney, having wrecked any chance of being named partner in her firm, has a meltdown, flees London, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. After stopping at a large house to ask directions, she is mistaken as a candidate for the open maid position, and finds herself being offered and taking a job as housekeeper.

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ANOTHER NIGHT (SALES)

Logline: Follows the story of a poet in his 20s, working at one of the city’s homeless shelters, where his path crisscrosses with his down-and-out, wayward ex-con of a father.

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LITTLE FOCKERS (SALES)

Logline: Sequel will revolve around the children of Greg and Pam.

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ARTEMIS FOWL (SALES)

Logline: The story centers around twelve-year-old, Artemis Fowl II, as he follows in his crime lord father’s footsteps by attempting to prove the existence of fairies and kidnapping one for a large gold ransom.

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UNDOMESTIC GODDESS (SALES)

Logline: After having a meltdown and fleeing London, a workaholic female attorney takes a job as a housekeeper in the middle of nowhere after being mistaken as a candidate for the open maid position.

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