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In a phone interview with "Drag Me To Hell" director Sam Raimi last week, MTV's Eric Ditzian managed to sneak in a few questions about "Warcraft." Among the revelations Raimi had to share was the news that "Saving Private Ryan" writer Robert Rodat will be tackling the "Warcraft" script as well (a subsequent call to Rodat's agent confirmed this as true).

Raimi confirmed that the story, which had previously been believed to be an adaptation of the book "Arthas: Rise of the Lich King" after the IMDB listing changed (it has since changed back), will actually be an original effort based in the universe of the popular online role-playing game. "We would choose... something that encompasses lands and characters and storylines, and we would be true to it. But our story may or may not be about one of those central characters." Read More...

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'Tom Thumb' (MGM)Everyone knows the story of Tom Thumb -- a man no bigger than your favorite finger, who is always getting into frightening accidents due to his tiny size. He's like the medieval Mr. Bill, only he usually escapes being squashed or eaten just in the nick of time. And now Hollywood Reporter says the legendary character is getting a new feature treatment courtesy of Warner Bros., with Tom going the CGI route in a live-action world, a la "Alvin and the Chipmunks."

While personally I'm freaked out by the entire concept of a little man smaller than an action figure, the studio has lined up some surprising talent for this. At the helm will be director Kevin Lima, who was behind the wonderful "Enchanted." And the script is being penned by Robert Rodat, who boasts none other than "Saving Private Ryan" on his resume. Read More...

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