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By Arifa Akbar Arts Correspondent Sherlock Holmes, the pipe-smoking Victorian super-sleuth with a penchant for drugs, is to become the subject of a face-off by two Hollywood studios which are both bringing out films about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary hero.
Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell are set to play British detective Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. John Watson in a big-screen Hollywood comedy.
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Comedy superstars Sacha Baron Cohen and Will Ferrell will team together for a Columbia Pictures comedy based on the renowned characters Sherlock Holmes and Watson, with Baron Cohen taking the role of the master detective and Ferrell as his partner in solving crime, Watson, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures.
It has been a tough summer to be a superstar director or writer. Take Larry and Andy Wachowski, the writer/director brother team behind the Matrix franchise and the creative minds behind Warner Bros.' (TWX) megabust Speed Racer. Or M. Night Shyamalan.
J.K. Rowling's magical, Midas touch has landed her on the cover of Entertainment Weekly as the magazine's entertainer of the year.
By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Owen Wilson, who starred in the 2005 hit "Wedding Crashers," has signed on to star in the high-concept comedy "Drillbit Taylor" for Paramount Pictures. Steven Brill is in negotiations to direct.
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By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - A few nights before their union handed out its annual awards, seven Writers Guild Award nominees adopted tones in keeping with the spirit of their respective films as they gathered at a panel session in Beverly Hills Thursday.
By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - As Hollywood's summer coasts to its Labor Day close, box office expectations tend to diminish along with summer work hours.
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