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- Former child actress Cammie King Conlon (pictured), who as Rhett and Scarlett's daughter, Bonnie Blue Butler, had a very memorable onscreen death in Gone With the Wind has sadly died for real at the age of 76. She also voiced the young doe Faline in Disney's Bambi.
- TIFF acquisition news: Sony Pictures Classics has picked up U.S. rights to the Mordecai Richler adaptation Barney's Version, which stars Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman.
- Ciarán Hinds, who plays Aberforth Dumbledore in both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, will reunite with Daniel Radcliffe for the Victorian ghost story adaptation The Woman in Black (which will not be 3D) as a landowner who counsels the young lawyer. Also joining the cast is Janet McTeer, who'll play Hinds' character's wife.
- Adam McKay claims the heavy web-present demand for Anchorman 2 has "helped" put the sequel back into Paramount's possibility pile, though there are no plans or a greenlight as of yet. Still, if Hollywood's actually listening, now's the time to campaign for all those other movies you want made (The Incredibles 2? The Restaurant at the End of the Universe? David Gordon Green's A Confederacy of Dunces? Terry Gilliam's Good Omens?).
- It's about time Morpheus met The Dude. But shouldn't there be a TRON reference somewhere in this mash-up of The Matrix and The Big Lebowski?
- Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari's team-up for that pitch by Ansari and writer Matt Hubbard we heard about in May is apparently now titled Olympic Size A--Hole (without the censoring, though that's not very marquee-friendly) and involves the comic actors ruining an Olympian's life after the guy "bangs" their girlfriends.
- First Disney changes the title to Tangled to attract boys. Now it's going after the, um, not sure what demographic exactly (fans of tired memes?) with this viral marketing exploit of the "Double Rainbow" video: