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Accidental Billionaires to Hit Big Screen

accidental billionairesKevin Spacey set to produce movie version of Ben Mezrich’s Book ‘The Accidental Billionaires‘ with Sony.  Expect Aaron Sorkin and Scott Rudin to also be involved.

“The incredible true story of the accidental creation of Facebook, and the even more amazing tale of what followed.”

Another Boycott for Dan Brown?

scene-from-angels-and-dem-001The Vatican looks likely to call for a boycott of Angels and Demons, the prequel to the blockbuster film adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.  Official Vatican newspaper Avvenire reported on Friday that it “cannot approve” of Ron Howard’s film, which is based on the eponymous book by Brown and opens worldwide on 15 May. The report prompted suspicions that the church is gearing up to call for a new boycott, after urging Catholics not to see the first film.

Unfortunately for the Catholic church, a lack of understanding of the line between fact and fiction will likely only spark more interest not only in this work, but in others in the same religious conspiracy thriller genre.  I can’t say I’m complaining.

Get the full story from The Guardian here.

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