News briefs: Burton heads Cannes jury; AC/DC scores Iron Man 2

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Alice in Wonderland director Tim Burton will serve as jury president for this year's Cannes Film Festival, Variety reported.
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The music of AC/DC will be featured in the upcoming Iron Man 2, Columbia Pictures announced; Columbia Records will release the album AC/DC: Iron Man 2 on April 19, featuring 15 classic songs. The movie opens May 7.
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Carter MacIntyre has joined the cast of J.J. Abrams' NBC drama pilot Undercovers, joining Boris Kodjoe and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a husband and wife who are re-activated as CIA agents after years of retirement, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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The Starz premiere of Spartacus: Blood and Sand Friday night was the best series debut in the network's history, with 553,000 viewers on Starz and another 460,000 on sister network Encore, Variety reported.
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Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is teaming up with sister networks ABC, ESPN and ABC Family for a week-long, cross-network promotion for Alice in Wonderland, with 60-second first looks customized for each network, all of which will air between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.

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