The popular video game will become a live-action series for Microsoft’s new console Xbox One.

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In addition to unveiling its new Xbox One entertainment console, Microsoft also used its presentation to announce the transfer of popular video game Halo into a television series.

For Spielberg, the news comes amid a busy development season with ABC this month granting series orders to lottery drama Lucky 7.

TNT also announced at its upfront presentation that it is developing two scripted dramas from Spielberg’s Amblin Television in Portal House with Fringe‘s Jeff Pinkner and a reimagining of Peter Gunn.

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Pine is Jack Ryan!

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…..It seems that this new Jack Ryan adventure (which producer Mace Neufield describes as neither a reboot nor an origin story), will pick up with the man in his pre-CIA days, back when he was working on Wall Street as a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch in Baltimore….

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Chris Pine will join a relatively prestigious collection of actors who have played Jack Ryan on the big screen, including Alec Baldwin (The Hunt for Red ...

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Sacha Gervasi – Peter Dinklage: ‘Herve Villechaize Biopic Is Based On Director’s Final Interview’

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Director Sacha Gervasi‘s planned biopic about tragic Fantasy Island star Herve Villechaize is a bittersweet project for the filmmaker because it is based on a lengthy interview he conducted with the actor a week before his death.

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Picture: Sacha Gervasi The premiere of ‘Hitchcock’ at the BFI Southbank – Arrivals London, England – 09.12.12

Fellow dwarf star Peter Dinklage, who is developing the film with Gervasi and is slated to play Villechaize, reveals his moviemaker friend was dispatched to chat ...
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Kelsey Grammer to Play Villain in ‘Transformers 4′

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Kelsey Grammer to Play Villain in ‘Transformers 4′

Pic also stars Mark Wahlberg

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After playing a hard-ass politician in Starz’s “Boss,” Kelsey Grammer is looking to keep that edge as he has signed on to play a villain in the Paramount’s Transformers starring Mark Wahlberg.

Pic also stars Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz. Deadline Hollywood broke the news.

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Kevin Connolly On ‘Entourage’ Movie Excitement & The Show’s ‘Haters’

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ENTOURAGE FILM IS COMING!

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Kevin Connolly talks “Entourage” movie.

Kevin Connolly is more than willing to hug it out with the upcoming “Entourage” movie.

“Oh, are you kidding? That’s like getting asked to go re-do your senior year in high school,” Connolly told HuffPost Entertainment last week. “I can’t wait.”

The 39-year-old actor played Eric Murphy on the popular HBO series for eight seasons, earning a Golden Globe nomination in 2009 for ...

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JJ Abrams talks Trek and Star Wars in Playboy

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JJ Abrams discusses directing Star Trek and Star Wars franchises in the latest issue of Playboy.”The worlds are vastly different,” says Abrams. “Honestly, that was why I passed on Star Wars to begin with. I couldn’t imagine doing both. But when I said that my loyalty was to Star Trek I was literally working on finishing this cut.

“I couldn’t even entertain another thought. It was like being on the most beautiful beach ...

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Lucasfilm President Discusses China Deals

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Kathleen Kennedy in Beijing also unveils that Walt Disney has pledged $1 million for Chinese earthquake victims.

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BEIJING — The Walt Disney Co. has pledged $1 million in humanitarian aid for areas affected by a deadly recent earthquake in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, Lucasfilm presidentKathleen Kennedy said here on Saturday in one of two appearances, in which she also discussed two recent deals in China.

Having offered ...

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