News briefs: Keanu in space; Heroes star busted

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Gabriele Muccino (The Pursuit of Happyness) is in advanced negotiations with Morgan Creek to direct Passengers, a sci-fi romance film he described as "a love story set on a spaceship," with Keanu Reeves set to star, Variety reported.
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Former Heroes star Adrian Pasdar was busted for driving under the influence early Wednesday, after cops spotted the actor swerving and speeding on a Los Angeles freeway, E! Online reported; the 44-year-old was clocked driving his Ford F-150 truck at 94 mph, was booked on the DUI charge and released on $15,000 bail.
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The first part of the first season of ABC's FlashForward drops on DVD on Feb. 23.
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ABC has given an order for No Ordinary Family, a superhero pilot written by Jon Feldman and Greg Berlanti, Variety reported; the show centers on a regular American family that suddenly finds itself with new super abilities.
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Producers of The CW's Supernatural plan a Web-based spinoff, Ghostfacers, which will premiere on TheWB.com and on The CW's Web site as 10 three-minute episodes about a team of ghost hunters who tape their exploits in documentary fashion; the spinoff is based on the episode "Hell House."
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Lord of the Rings composer Howard Shore is on board to write the original score for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Movie Score Magazine reported.

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