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Marvel Has The Rights To Use Kingpin In “Daredevil” Series

April 17, 20140 Comments

In an interview with IGN Movies, Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios) was asked about the rights to certain Marvel characters including the Kingpin who fans want to appear in the Daredevil Netflix series. In response, Feige said that “Kingpin we either have or somehow share.” It’s a little muddy because producer Avi Arad has stressed that Kingpin […]

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Found-Footage “Friday The 13th” Sequel In The Works?

October 2, 2013

A while ago, Paramount Pictures gained back the rights to FRIDAY THE 13TH and back in June it was reported that a sequel to Platinum Dunes’ remake was in the works… or is it? Sean S. Cunningham recently reported that the follow-up would not be a direct sequel to the remake. I thought the remake […]

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Image Entertainment To Distribute “Odd Thomas” Adaptation

September 25, 2013

Image Entertainment announced that they have acquired all U.S. rights to the thriller ODD THOMAS, based on the novel by Dean Koontz. The novel is the first in a series of seven books, six of which have already been released and have sold a total of over 20 million copies worldwide. The film was written and directed […]

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Replacement Director Hired For Stephen King’s “The Stand”

August 25, 2013

With Ben Affleck cast as the new Batman, Heat Vision reported that Scott Cooper is in talks to direct and rewrite THE STAND, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel being made by Warner Bros. and CBS Films. Jimmy Miller and Roy Lee are producing the project, which previously had Ben Affleck attached to direct. Affleck is now prepping […]

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Paramount gains rights to Jason and “Friday the 13th”

June 6, 2013

One of the biggest hold-ups to a sequel to the 2009 remake of FRIDAY THE 13TH was that there were just too many studios involved and it was a rights nightmare. Finally, breaking news comes out of the Hollywood Reporter who writes that Paramount Pictures has officially landed the franchise rights, which also include Jason Voorhees […]

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