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Boss: 'Change is good!' Employees: 'Who's getting fired?'
'I know we're inchworms, but let's get into the spirit of this! Change is good!'
Coming Soon: Madonna in "Imelda".
Allosaurus in Wonderland
"Bram Stoker's Bambi"
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"Soon to be a major disappointment."
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Out of the Repertory
"By Tuesday noon we need the abridged tween market adaptation of the novelization of the movie based on the comic book."
"I'd like to buy this book and also the movie rights."
Tags:book, books, adaptation, adaptations, book adaptation, book adaptations, movie rights, movie adaptation, movie adaptations, copyright, copyright law, copyright laws, hollywood, producer, producers, film producer, film producers, movie producer, movie producers, bookstore, bookstores, film rights, bookshop, bookshops
'Why am I up here? How do expect your species to avoid extinction, if you don't evolve and adapt to walking on land?'
"It's basically the 'Tragedy of King Lear' but with animated penguins."
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"In the novel based on my case, I'm acquitted."
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"Oh, and Botticelli. Botticelli would probably have been a great filmmaker."
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"Max! Oh, my God! There's like a billion moving ideas in there!"
'It's a novel based on a movie adapted from a magazine article that was inspired by a video game.'
Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies: "Oh! Calcutta!" Casting Call
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Based On A True Story
"It strayed too far from the video game."
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" will enver read that book, and I"m eagerly waiting to avoid the movie."
"No. I don't want to see an all-male production of 'Little Women.' "
Tags:gender swap, gender swaps, gender-swapped role, gender-swapped roles, little women, louisa may alcott, alcott, adaptation, adaptations, adapt, adapting, production, productions, produce, produces, producing, modern life, modern times, female role, female roles, actress, actresses, actor, actors, acting, gender politics, women's roles, womens' roles, womens roles, appropriate, appropriation
'We are making a film of the book.'
"And the award for best script adapted from a text message or tweet goes to..."
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"Sometimes you just option it because your gut tells you this is a book that has to be butchered."
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Jacques et Jille