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Wonder Woman

With all the superhero films hitting the big screen, many feel it’s time to make a Wonder Woman movie. “Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn has made it clear he’s interested in making a movie about Diana Prince, and current "Wonder Woman" creative team Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang recently weighed in on the character's film prospects as well.

Of course, how can we forget that “Avengers” director Joss Whedon once took a shot at a big-screen "Wonder Woman" movie? Even though he's spending his time with Earth's Mightiest Heroes at the moment, he hasn't forgotten his vision for "Wonder Woman."

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Man of Steel” star Henry Cavill sat down with Jay Leno on the “Tonight Show” this week to talk about his various projects, projects he didn’t get, and his interesting connection to Russell Crowe.

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BoilerplateIn July of last year, J.J. Abrams picked up the rights to “Boilerplate,” and now his company Bad Robot — along with Paramount Pictures, which is producing — has hired the necessary writers to take the next step forward.

According to Deadline, Patrick McKay and JD Payne have been tapped for the job. They’re the same writers behind “Goliath,” a movie in the works that’s based on the story of David and Goliath that’s being compared to “300.” In addition to that, they’re working on a movie adaptation of Spike TV’s “Deadliest Warrior.”

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PopeyePopeye doesn’t just gain strength from spinach — he gains strength from good writing. Sony Pictures Animation, which is bringing the iconic cartoon strongman to the big screen, has asked David Ronn and Jay Scherick to pen the script.

Ronn and Scherick were also writers for last summer’s “The Smurfs.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, the animated film will be in 3D and Sony will team up with Arad Productions to make it.

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tintin

"The Adventures of Tintin" is a massive critical and commercial hit over seas, but it has yet to make it to American shores. It seemed as though those of us in the United States were going to have to wait for the movie's December stateside release date to see what the fuss is about, but it turns out some Americans will get to check out the secret of the unicorn a little bit earlier than that.

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Wild Cards

Fantasy writer George R. R. Martin is big business right now. “Game of Thrones” was a great success on HBO, his latest "Ice and Fire" novel “A Dance with Dragons" was recently released to great critical and commercial acclaim, and there's more good news on the way: it’s been announced that SyFy Films has snatched up the rights to “Wild Cards” for a feature film.

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Horizons

Horizons,” a scifi tale taking place in a post-apocalyptic world, is having no trouble getting actors interested. Tom Cruise is already attached and Jessica Chastain of “The Help” has been cast, but there is still one other major part to be filled.

They need someone for the other female lead, and according to Deadline, it’s down to Hayley Atwell, Diane Kruger and Kate Beckinsale. Apparently the three headlining actresses will be reading this weekend, after which one will have to be chosen.

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Coward

Ed Brubaker has a new writing task on his hands: adapting “Coward,” the first part of his “Criminal” series, for the big screen. Hunting Lane Films, which has made “Sugar” and “Half Nelson,” has acquired rights to the work and has already set up “Eclipse” director David Slade to direct the movie.

Brubaker spoke to Variety about the situation, describing the Marvel-published story of “Coward” this way: “It's a heist story, partly -- it's a lot of different crime stories wrapped in one, but heist stories are always exciting if they're pulled off correctly."

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James McAvoy

It still isn’t official that there will be any sequels to “X-Men: First Class,” but if there are, James McAvoy will definitely be back as Professor X.

“I’d be up for it,” the Scottish actor said in an interview with Total Film. “But the truth is I’m contractually obliged to be up for it because they made us all sign multiple picture deals!”

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Among the other exciting developments at this past weekend’s New York Comic Con, DC debuted its trailer for the animated movie “Justice League: Doom.”

The trailer, which is almost a minute and a half long, has been posted at IGN for anyone who wasn’t able to see it at NYCC.

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