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Universal Drops 'Clue' From Slate on August 03, 2011

Director Gore Verbinski is still developing the project through his Blind Wink production company. Read full story.

New Trailer: 'The Darkest Hour' on August 03, 2011

The first trailer for the effects-heavy sci-fi action/adventure, starring Olivia Thirlby and Max Minghella, has come online. Set in Moscow after an alien attack, the 3D film, by director Chris Gorak, features effects work by Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov. Watch it here.

New Trailers: 'In Time' on August 03, 2011

On top of the Comic-Con footage released previously, Fox has also issued both the teaser and full trailer for Andrew Niccol's In Time. Watch them here.

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide on August 03, 2011

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HOLLYWOOD, CA -- Worldwide box office receipts for TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON, have hit $1 billion, Paramount Pictures announced today. To date, the third installment of the hit Transformers franchise, and the first shot in 3-D, has grossed $338 million in U.S. (through Monday) and $663 million internationally (through Tuesday).

"TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON is the first billion dollar grossing movie in the history of Paramount Pictures, marking a substantial milestone in the 99 year life of this legendary studio," said Brad Grey, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Paramount Pictures. "We are grateful for the extraordinary work of Michael Bay and his film-making team, executive producer Steven Spielberg, and everyone at Paramount around the globe who played a part in helping make this latest TRANSFORMERS one of the 10 highest grossing films worldwide of all time".

Earlier this summer, Paramount was the first studio to reach $1 billion in domestic grosses, aided by the $180.7 million opening of TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON over the July 4th holiday. This is the fifth year in a row that Paramount has reached the milestone before any other studio. Paramount Pictures International crossed the $2 billion mark on July 30th, making it the first for any studio this year to reach the benchmark. The studio has had six consecutive movies earning over $100 million at the domestic box office in 2011.

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON is directed by Michael Bay, written by Ehren Kruger and produced by Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. The executive producers are Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian. When a mysterious event from Earth's past erupts into the present day it threatens to bring a war to Earth so big that the Transformers alone will not be able to save us. The movie stars Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Dunn, Julie White with John Malkovich and Frances McDormand.

Laurence Fishburne Joins 'Man of Steel' on August 03, 2011

The actor will play Daily Planet editor Perry White. Read full story.


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