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The Morning Roundup: Final Harry Potter Movies, Incredible Hulk Trailer, New Muppet Movie

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageLoads of news today: The Incredible Hulk trailer broke online. There are going to be three more Harry Potter movies. There's going to be a new Muppet movie from some very new blood. Speaking of blood, there's a new trailer for The Lost Boys 2 as well.

• Warner Bros. split the final Harry Potter book, The Deathly Hallows, into two movies to be released six months apart – the first part in November 2010, the second in May 2011. David Yates, who directed Order of the Phoenix, will direct both installments. Steve Kloves will write the final two scripts.

• Awesome! Freaks and Geeks alum Nick Stoller will team up with Jason Segel of How I Met Your Mother to make a new Muppet movie. They'll both write the script, which Stoller will direct.

• There's a remake of Fame in the works.

• Hey, it's your morning update on upcoming reality show projects!

• IO9 has a quick report on that new Britney Spears video where she's animated.

• Check out the trailer for The Strangers at Yahoo Movies.

• MTV.com has a sneak peek at the trailer for the Lost Boys sequel, The Tribe!

• Stage update: Laura Linney will star in Les Liaisons Dangereuses. The Pasadena Playhouse has unveiled their 2008 schedule.

• George Strait is about to get his own XM Radio Channel.

• Wolfgang Petersen will direct the sci-fi thriller Uprising.

• Tickets for the Pitchfork Media Music Festival are on sale now.

• George Miller has announced a Mad Max video game. He also granted Newsweek a huge interview: part one, part two.

• Finally, visit MTV.com to see the first trailer for The Incredible Hulk! You can also watch the international version at iFilm!

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Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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