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Justin Lin, Perfect Storm to Develop Feature Based on “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” Doc

JustinLinTNThe doc by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams) is about a small Chinese family bank that faced criminal charges after the 2008 mortgage crisis while many bigger banks not only didn’t face charges but actually received a government bail-out.

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Justin Lin Says Nope to Dopey Tentpoles, Will Direct Gritty Drama “The Stand Off” for Netflix

Justin Lin The Stand OffSet in December 1969, the film follows a newly-formed police unit known as the “SWAT team” as they embark on their first major operation — raiding the Los Angeles headquarters of the Black Panther party.

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Justin Lin Teams with Machinima For “Knight Rider” Digital Series

knight-rider-excerptAs the helmer of movies from the Fast and the Furious franchise and the upcoming Hot Wheels adaptation, it seems that Justin Lin is becoming the go-to man for anything car-related in Hollywood. The Star Trek Beyond director is partnering with Machinima to adapt the classic ’80s action show Knight Rider into a digital series.

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Justin Lin to Drive “Hot Wheels” for Legendary

justin lin excerptStar Trek Beyond director Justin Lin has been tapped to direct and produce Hot Wheels, the feature adaptation of the popular children’s toy line from Mattel. Lin and his Perfect Storm have an option to co-finance as well.

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Bruce Lee and Justin Lin Project “Warrior” Gets Pilot Order from Cinemax

Bruce Lee ExcerptBased on original material by the late Bruce Lee, Cinemax has given the series Warrior a pilot commitment. The project has reportedly been a passion project between Lee and Justin Lin, who will executive produce and possibly direct.

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Justin Lin to Produce Mob Movie from “American Ultra” Director Nima Nourizadeh (EXCLUSIVE)

Justin Lin Nima Nourizadeh ExcerptComing off directing Star Trek Beyond, Justin Lin and his production company Perfect Storm Entertainment are set to produce Revenge at a Wedding, a new dark comedy helmed by Nima Nourizadeh.

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REVENGE AT A WEDDING (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMThe story follows the romance between a young man whose whole family is part of the Irish mob in Boston and a young woman whose father is the head of the opposing Russian mob.

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Star Trek Beyond — Exclusive Clip (Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban)

star-trek-beyond_clipThe USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

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Star Trek Beyond — Trailer #3 (Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba)

star-trek-beyondThe USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

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STAR TREK BEYOND – Trailer #2 (Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg)

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The U.S.S. Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

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Justin Lin Looking To Direct “Space Jam 2” Starring LeBron James

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Justin Lin is eyeing the director’s chair for Space Jam 2, the Warner Bros. follow-up to the classic 1996 live-action/animated hybrid which will star LeBron James.

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Lydia Wilson Joins “STAR TREK BEYOND”

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Lydia Wilson is the latest addition to the third reboot film of the Gene Roddenberry universe.

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{TV TRAILER} TRUE DETECTIVE — SEASON 2 TRAILER #2 (Colin Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Vince Vaughn)

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When police officer and war veteran Paul Woodrugh discovers a crime scene, it attracts detectives Ani Bezzerides and Ray Velcoro to the investigation. Also involved is Frank Semyon, a career criminal and entrepreneur

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{TV TRAILER} TRUE DETECTIVE — SEASON 2 TRAILER (Colin Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Vince Vaughn)

Season 2 trailer for the hit HBO thriller series premiering June 21st.

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Justin Lin Boarding “Star Trek 3” For Paramount Pictures

“Fast and Furious” helmer to board the USS Enterprise for the 13th film.

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“True Detective” Taps “Fast & Furious” Director Justin Lin

The “Fast & Furious” helmer is in talks to helm part of the second season of the HBO hit.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} CHRIS HEMSWORTH OFFERED A “LETHAL WEAPON” IN FRANCHISE REBOOT

Currently titled “Lionhunters,” producers aim to bring back the successful franchise.

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LIONHUNTERS (SALES)

Logline: Reboot of the famous buddy-cop franchise from the late ’80s, set to explore a new young gun on the police force.

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INTRAMURAL (SALES)

Logline: With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the old team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.

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TIMES SQUARE (RUBIN) (SALES)

Logline: Set amidst the transformation of Times Square from New York’s seediest neighborhood to the commercialized Disneyland it is today, when a secret from his past is unearthed, a young man’s loyalties are divided between his neighborhood boss who raised him and the grizzled ex-cop who swore to protect him.

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TOYMAGEDDON (SALES)

Logline: Pitched in the vein of “Jurassic Park” and “Ghostbusters.” Kept under wraps but said to revolve around a toy factory that runs amok.

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THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL (SALES)

Logline: Chronicles the story of the late Bing Russell, who in 1973 created the only independent baseball team in America at the time, the Portland Mavericks.

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THE SHAOLIN TEMPLE (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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Justin Lin Will Direct The “Bourne Legacy Sequel”

Renner will reprise his role as Aaron Cross.

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TV Sales, Cancellations, Attachments & Deals (07.12.13)

A recap of the week’s TV news!

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UNTITLED BOURNE LEGACY SEQUEL (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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STAR TREK 3 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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FAST & FURIOUS 6 — FINAL TRAILER (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson)

Agent Hobbs enlists the aid of Dom and team to help bring a rival gang, led by Owen Shaw, to justice. In exchange for clear records, they must put an end to their schemes, no matter how personal the cost.

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UNTITLED JUSTIN LIN ACTION THRILLER (SALES)

Logline: After meeting a mysterious young woman, a former special ops agent must protect her from a powerful and deadly G-Man.

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FAST & FURIOUS 6 – TRAILER (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson)

Agent Hobbs enlists the aid of Dom and team to help bring a rival gang, led by Owen Shaw, to justice. In exchange for clear records, they must put an end to their schemes, no matter how personal the cost.

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