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The Ring-- Thankfully, you have more than seven days to prepare yourself for "Ring 3D," the third installment in the horror franchise centering on a killer video creature. The 3-D film comes from "Dream House" writer David Loucka and is being billed as "more teen-centric" than the two Naomi Watts-starring outings. [Heat Vision]

-- Jason Statham isn't coming to the small screen, but "The Transporter" is. Luc Besson's EuropaCorp is teaming up with Atlantique Prods. for twelve one-hour episodes of a "Transporter" television series. Production is expected to begin in early 2011. [Variety]

-- "The A-Team" director Joe Carnahan isn't closed off to a Mr. T cameo, though he suggested that such a role might be better left for a sequel. "He'd be a great villain, totally unexpected," Carnahan teased. "Wouldn't that be perfect?" [Empire] Read More...

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Catherine HardwickeWe know Catherine Hardwicke favors stories about teenagers, but her "Twilight" experience must have left a lasting love of the supernatural, because she's set to tackle another spooky series -- and it even has werewolves! According to The Hollywood Reporter, she is in talks to direct "Maximum Ride", a film based on James Patterson's five volume fantasy series. Don Payne ("Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer") is currently penning the screenplay and Patterson is on board as one of the producers.

The series centers around five teens (Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, the Gasman, and Angel) known as the Flock, who are normal in most respects except that they're genetically altered to be 2% bird. (Think wings, not beaks.) They grew up in a sinister lab called The Institute, learn to fly, and escape thanks to a kindly scientist. Read More...

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