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Production on “Moneyball” was set to start last month but studio topper Amy Pascal wound up pulling the plug on the pic just days before lensing was to begin when Soderbergh turned in a new version of the script that the studio didn’t want to make. Pic was put into limited turnaround at the time, […]

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It’s never an easy decision when a studio head has to pull the plug on a big movie, as Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal did last week when she shut down “Moneyball,” a $58 million Steven Soderbergh film that was set to star Brad Pitt as Billy Beane, the maverick general manager of the Oakland […]

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Time to back away from Moneyball for a while: the New York Times reports that Steven Soderbergh is totally off the project, only hours after the LA Times published an interview with Sony head Amy Pascal, who reiterated the studio’s reasons for bailing on the project. And both the Times and Movieline talked to Major […]

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At a time when expensive adult dramas keep striking out at the box office, it appears not even Brad Pitt and director Steven Soderbergh can entice a Hollywood studio to spend about $57 million on a baseball movie. Pitt and Soderbergh, who were given a short window to set up their adaptation of the 2003 […]

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Columbia Pictures has dropped the ball on “Moneyball,” the Steven Soderbergh-directed Brad Pitt-starrer that was supposed to begin production Monday in Phoenix. On Friday, Columbia Pictures topper Amy Pascal placed the picture into “limited turnaround,” giving the filmmaker the chance to set it up at another studio, with Warner Bros. and Paramount the prime targets. […]

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Brad Pitt’s new baseball movie is hitting Phoenix in the next day or two for a couple of days of filming. Pitt plays a baseball executive in the film “Moneyball,” an adaptation of a best-selling book. So will Pitt be here for the filming? Probably, says the film’s publicist, Spooky Stevens. “Yes, but it’s not […]

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