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According to an interview at the Wall Street Journal, the Superman franchise is going to get a complete reboot ala Ang Lee’s Hulk movie.  But this time Warner Bros. is actually taking something away from the big summit it had with DC and some of its creators and the recent success Marvel has had with its properties. According to the interview with Jeff Robinov, Warner Bros. plans on releasing at least two tent-pole films a year based on DC characters.

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Sorry Potter fans, you’ll have to wait until next summer to watch Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.  The movie was originally scheduled to open just before Thanksgiving (November 17), but because of the writer’s strike, there aren’t any good tent-pole films for Warner Bros. next summer. “Like every other studio, we are still feeling the repercussions of the writers strike, which impacted the readiness of scripts for other films-changing the competitive landscape for 2009 and offering new windows of opportunity that we wanted to take advantage of,” he said. “We agreed the best strategy was to move ‘Half-Blood

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