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Johnny Depp stars as a spy in first trailer for 'Mortdecai'

Johnny Depp stars as a spy in first trailer for 'Mortdecai'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Johnny Depp stars as a debonair but bumbling spy in the first teaser for action-comedy "Mortedcai."
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Stewart won't appear in 'Huntsman' sequel

Stewart won't appear in 'Huntsman' sequel

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The sequel to "Snow White and the Huntsman" won't feature Kristen Stewart, the actress who played the first film's titular heroine, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Spielberg producing Crichton 'Pirate' film

Spielberg producing Crichton 'Pirate' film

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Hollywood's DreamWorks Studios has acquired the rights to the late Michael Crichton's last manuscript, a 17th century pirate yarn.

Columbia orders 'Spider-Man 4' script

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A script for a fourth installment of the "Spider-Man" series has been ordered even though U.S. star Tobey Maguire and director Sam Raimi haven't been rehired.

Washington, Scott to remake 'Pelham'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Denzel Washington has signed on to star in a remake of the 1974 thriller, "The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3."

Winstone signs on for Indiana Jones

HOLLYWOOD, March 29 (UPI) -- British actor Ray Winstone has signed on for a role in the first "Indiana Jones" film project in 18 years, which is gearing up for production in Hollywood.

Lucas, Spielberg, set fourth 'Indy' film

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Producer George Lucas and director Steven Spielberg have confirmed they will start filming in 2007 on a fourth "Indiana Jones" movie for release in May 2008.

Teens' homework essay on sex to be movie

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A top Hollywood director is going to make a movie about a homework assignment on sex by two teenagers at Middle College High School in New York City.

Spielberg, Cruise set for 'War'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Steven Spielberg-Tom Cruise collaboration on "War of the Worlds" has been put on an accelerated pre-production schedule, Daily Variety said Thursday.

Spielberg, Cruise do 'War of the Worlds'

LONDON, March 18 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise are working on a new version of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic "The War of the Worlds."
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David Koepp
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David Koepp (born June 9, 1963) is an American screenwriter and director.

As a writer, Koepp has worked on such blockbuster Hollywood films as Jurassic Park, Mission Impossible, and Spider-Man. After an uncredited rewrite of the screenplay to Men in Black at his request, he was asked to write the script for Men in Black II, but he declined the offer. Koepp had a cameo as the "Unlucky Bastard" in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, in which he was serving as Writer and Second Unit Director.

His work as a director has not had quite the same box office success; films include Secret Window, Stir of Echoes, and The Trigger Effect. Koepp was reportedly paid $4,000,000 for his Panic Room screenplay. He also created the 2002 television series Hack starring David Morse. He has recently written the screenplay for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and has co-written and directed 2008's Ghost Town starring Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear.

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