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Doctor Who series six filming; Super 8 ; RoboCop ; Smurfs ; The Secret Circle ; Awakening ; Abraham Lincoln ; Haven

MGM Hires Writer For RoboCop
Last week we learned that Mexican director Jose Padilha had been the man hired by MGM to bring RoboCop back to the big screen, and now the company has found its scriptwriter. The man in question is Josh Zetumer, who so far has a CV of nearly-not-quite projects, reports Deadline . He wrote drafts for Dune when Peter Berg was going to direct it and scripted a fourth instalment of the Bourne franchise before Universal went off in a different direction. But he does have two other scripts currently in development: a spy thriller called Infiltrator which is currently with Warner Bros a potential Leonardo DiCaprio starrer, and a supernatural thriller called Vale , also at Warner Bros.

Smurfs Trailer
Your weekend can only get better after this.

More Doctor Who Filming Footage
Not quite as exciting as the cybermat revelation from a couple of days ago, but more from that James Corden episode…

Super 8 Synopsis
Shock Till You Drop has published the official synopsis to JJ Abrams’s mysterious new film, Super 8 : “In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.” Still pretty mysterious, then…