The Early Report for October 9, 2006: Part Two

This second part of the Early Report highlights the newest release date changes and additions, title changes and MPAA ratings, as well as estimated screen counts for all films scheduled for release between December 2006 and 2010.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

Avenue Montaigne (THINKFilm): Cecile De France from “High Tension” stars in Daniele Thompson’s drama about a young woman’s adventures when she moves to Paris, opening in select markets this February

Black Book (Sony Pictures Classics): Paul Verhoeven’s multi-language drama about World War II will open in the United States on March 2

The Brave One (Warner Brothers Pictures): The newest drama featuring two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster will now open on September 28, two weeks earlier than previously scheduled

Dreamgirls (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): The big screen adaptation of the popular 1980s Broadway show will now open in select markets on December 15, six days earlier than previously set

Drillbit Taylor (Paramount Pictures): The currently-shooting Owen Wilson comedy is being targeted for a December 2007 release

Epic Movie (Twentieth Century-Fox): Crispin Glover and Kal Penn star in Aaron Speltzer and Jason Friedberg’s comedy about four twentysomethings who go on a trip that turns into a life-changing adventure, opening in theatres January 26

I Could Never Be Your Woman (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): The Michelle Pfieffer-led romantic comedy, once set to open last August, will now see the light of a projector on Valentine’s Day

The Invasion (Warner Brothers Pictures): The latest remake of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” previously titled “The Visiting” and starring Nicole Kidman, will now open on August 17, two and a half months earlier than last set, and almost a year after its initial release date

Letters from Iwo Jima (Warner Brothers Pictures): Clint Eastwood’s drama which tells the story of Iwo Jima from the Japanese point of view will open in theatres February 9

A Little Game (Focus Features): With the exit of stars Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz, the romantic drama once set to open on August 10 has been removed from the release schedule

The Lives of Others (Sony Pictures Classics): Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s German-language drama has been bumped up from February 23 February 9

Michael Clayton (Warner Brothers Pictures): This George Clooney drama about a lawyer who suffer the reprocussions of cleaning up his clients’ messes will open on September 14

No Reservations (Warner Brothers Pictures): Catherine Zeta-Jones stars in this American remake of the French cooking rom/com “Mostly Martha,” now opening July 27 against “The Simpsons Movie,” instead of May 4 against “Spiderman 3”

Offside (Sony Pictures Classics): Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi’s drama about the struggles of four women who try anything to get into a World Cup match (Iranian laws forbid women from entering sports stadiums) has been moved back from March 2 to April 6

Raising Flagg (Cinema Libre Studios): The Alan Arkin-led dramedy has been pushed back from November 17 to sometime in February

The Valet (Sony Pictures Classics): The latest comedy from Francis Veber, the French director who made the excellent original versions of “The Toy,” “The Man with One Red Shoe” and “Three Fugitives,” will open in Los Angeles and New York City on April 20

Most Recent Title Changes

Bean II (Universal Pictures): The sequel to the surprise 1997 hit will now be titled “Mr. Bean’s Holiday

Seven Day Itch (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): The Farrelly Brothers’ loose remake of the 1972 Elaine May/Neil Simon dramedy “The Heartbreak Kid,” about a man who has second thoughts on marriage while on his honeymoon, will now be known as “The Heartbreak Kid

Most Recent MPAA Ratings

After the Rain (Screen Media Ventures): R for language and some violence

The Bridge (THINKFilm): R for disturbing content involving suicide, and for some language

Cannibal (SNP Inc.): R for perverse violence and sexuality/nudity, and for some language

Farce of the Penguins (THINKFilm): R for pervasive crude sexual content and language

Fast Track (The Weinstein Company): PG-13 for sexual content, brief language and a drug reference

The Holiday (Columbia Pictures): PG-13 for sexual content and some strong language

The Last Sin Eater (The Bigger Picture): PG-13 for thematic elements and some intense sequences of violence

National Lampoon’s TV: The Movie (Xenon Pictures): R for pervasive strong crude and sexual content, drug and alcohol abuse, language, violence and nudity

Night Skies (Sony Home Video): R for violence, disturbing images and language

Future Theatrical Release Calendar (all location counts are FilmJerk.com estimates unless specific locations are mentioned)

Friday, December 1, 2006

The Abandoned (Freestyle Releasing): 1000 plus locations

Bug (Lionsgate) 2350 plus locations

The Nativity Story (New Line Cinema): 2000 plus locations

Rescue Dawn (MGM): Major markets

Ten Items or Less (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

3 Needles (Wolfe Releasing): Opens at the Village East Cinemas in New York City and in additional theatres in the Top 20 markets

Turistas (Fox Atomic): 2150 plus locations

Van Wilder II: The Rise of Taj (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): 2050 plus locations

Verdict on Auschwitz (First Run Features): Exclusive to the Quad Cinema in New York City

Friday, December 8, 2006

Apocalypto (Touchstone Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Breaking & Entering (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2000 plus locations

DOA: Dead or Alive (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2500 plus locations

Family Law (IFC First Take): Select markets

The Good German (Warner Brothers Pictures): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional theatres in major markets

The Holiday (Columbia Pictures): 2675 plus locations

Mr. Leather (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Off the Black (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

Unaccompanied Minors (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Automatons (Monster Pants Movies): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, December 15, 2006

The Amateurs (Bauer Martinez Distribution): Select markets

Arthur and the Invisibles (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2000 plus locations

The Blood Diamond (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Brooklyn Rules (Hannover House): New York City exclusive

Dreamgirls (Dreamworks Pictures): Major markets

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

Home of the Brave (MGM): Los Angeles and New York City

The Painted Veil (Warner Independent Pictures): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional theatres in major markets

The Pursuit of Happyness (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Venus (Miramax Films): Opens at Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles and in additional theatres in Los Angeles and New York City

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Charlotte’s Web (Paramount Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Friday, December 22, 2006

Curse of the Golden Flower (Sony Pictures Classics): Opens at Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica and in additional theatres in Los Angeles and New York City

The Good Shepherd (Universal Pictures): 2250 plus locations

Night at the Museum (Twentieth Century Fox): 3000 plus locations

Rocky Balboa (Columbia Pictures/MGM): 2000 plus locations

We Are Marshall (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Monday, December 25, 2006

Black Christmas (Dimension Films): 2500 plus locations

Children Of Men (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Notes on a Scandal (Fox Searchlight): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional theatres in major markets

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Captain Sabertooth (Indican Pictures): Select markets

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Perfume: The Story of a Murder (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional theatres in major markets

Friday, December 29, 2006

Factory Girl (The Weinstein Company/MGM): Los Angeles and New York City

Miss Potter (The Weinstein Company/MGM): Select markets

Pan’s Labyrinth (Picturehouse): Select markets

Undated December 2006

Curse of the Golden Flower (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Stalking Santa (Cosmic Pictures): Utah regional release

Untitled Noah Baumbach Project (Paramount Pictures): Platform release

Undated 2006

Beneath (Paramount Classics): Platform release

Close to Home (IFC Films): Select markets

Dinosaurs 3D: Land of the Dinosaurs (Sky High Entertainment): 75 plus IMAX 3D locations

Family Law (IFC Films): Select markets

Fired! (The Shout Factory): Select markets

The Flyboys (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Fragile (Bauer Martinez Studios): 1000 plus locations

Harsh Times (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): Select markets

I Could Never Be Your Woman (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): Select markets

In My Father’s Den (Tartan Films USA): Select markets

Land of the Blind (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

Lies and Alibis (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Margaret (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

My Suicidal Sweetheart (Full Glass Films): Select markets

Pierrepoint (IFC Films): Select markets

A Soap (Strand Releasing): Select markets

Wondrous Oblivion (Palm Pictures): Select markets

Friday, January 5, 2007

Code Name: The Cleaner (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

Happily N’Ever After (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

Friday, January 12, 2007

Alpha Dog (Universal Pictures): 1000 plus locations

Freedom Writers (Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

God Grew Tired of Us (Newmarket Films): Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in New York City

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Stomp the Yard (Screen Gems): Select markets

Friday, January 19, 2007

The Italian (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

The Last Legion (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2000 plus locations

Mr. Woodcock (New Line Cinema): 2000 plus locations

Zodiac (Paramount Pictures): 3150 plus locations

Friday, January 26, 2007

Balls of Fury (Rogue Pictures): 1500 plus locations

Blood and Chocolate (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Catch and Release (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Dead Silence (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Epic Movie (Twentieth Century-Fox): 2250 plus locations

The Host (Magnolia Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

The Invisible (Touchstone Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Undated January 2007

Eleven Men Out (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Race You to the Bottom (here! Films/Regent Releasing): Select markets

Stephanie Daley (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Street Poet (Indican Pictures): Select markets

Triad Election (Tartan Films): Select markets

Friday, February 2, 2007

The Astronaut Farmer (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Because I Said So (Universal Pictures): 2250 plus locations

The Messengers (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Rogue (Dimension Films): 2350 plus locations

Friday, February 9, 2007

I Think I Love My Wife (Twentieth Century-Fox): 2250 plus locations

Letters from Iwo Jima (Warner Brothers Pictures): Major markets

The Lives of Others (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

The Martian Child (New Line Cinema): 1500 plus locations

Music and Lyrics (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Norbit (Paramount Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Primeval (Touchstone Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Superhero Movie (Dimension Films): 3150 plus locations

Young Hannibal (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 3350 plus locations

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

I Could Never Be Your Woman (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): 1000 plus locations

Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little Girls (Lionsgate): 1250 plus locations

Friday, February 16, 2007

Breach (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Bridge to Terabithia (Walt Disney Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Ghost Rider (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, February 23, 2007

Black Snake Moan (Paramount Vantage): 1000 plus locations

Captivity (Freestyle Releasing): 1000 plus locations

The Number 23 (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Reno 911!: Miami (Paramount Pictures): 1250 plus locations

Undated February 2007

Avenue Montaigne (THINKFilm): Select markets

Looking for Cheyenne (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Raising Flagg (Cinema Libre Studios): Select markets

Show Business (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Friday, March 2, 2007

Black Book (Sony Pictures Classics): Major markets

Full of It (New Line Cinema): 500 plus locations

The Hill Have Eyes 2 (Fox Atomic): 2650 plus location

Shooter (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Smokin’ Aces (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, March 9, 2007

Hot Fuzz (Rogue Pictures): 1750 plus locations

The Namesake (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Select markets

Reign Over Me (Columbia Pictures): 1500 plus locations

Severance (Magnolia Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

300 (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Virgin Territory (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 1500 plus locations

Wild Hogs (Touchstone Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Friday, March 16, 2007

Blind Guy Driving (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Firehouse Dog (Twentieth Century-Fox): 2000 plus locations

Lucky You (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Premonition (TriStar Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Stardust (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Sunshine (Fox Searchlight Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, March 23, 2007

Angel-A (Sony Pictures Classics): Select markets

Bean II (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Mr. Brooks (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Pride (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

TMNT (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, March 30, 2007

Blades of Glory (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2850 plus locations

Meet the Robinsons (Buena Vista Pictures): 3850 locations

The Reaping (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Undated March 2007

Cut Sleeve Boys (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Freshman Orientation (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Undated First Quarter 2007

August Rush (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

The Brave One (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Rocket Science (Picturehouse): Select markets

Sanctum (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Starter for Ten (Picturehouse): Select markets

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Charlie Bartlett (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Friday, April 6, 2007

Are We Done Yetr (Columbia Pictures): 2250 plus locations

Grindhouse (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Jindabyne (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Mimzy (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Offside (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Friday, April 13, 2007

The Hitcher (Rogue Pictures): 3150 plus locations

Spring Breakdown (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Vacancy (Screen Gems): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 20, 2007

Brothers Solomon (Columbia Pictures): 2650 plus locations

The Kingdom (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

The Valet (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Friday, April 27, 2007

Death at a Funeral (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Fracture (New Line Cinema): 2350 plus locations

Undated April 2007

Slow Burn (Lionsgate): 2000 plus locations

Skinwalkers (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

Trade (Lionsgate): 2000 plus locations

Friday, May 4, 2007

Spider-Man 3 (Columbia Pictures): 4050 plus locations

Friday, May 11, 2007

Perfect Stranger (Columbia Pictures): 2800 plus locations

28 Weeks Later (Fox Atomic): 1500 plus locations

Friday, May 18, 2007

1408 (Dimension Films): 2000 plus locations

Shrek the Third (DreamWorks Pictures): 4150 plus locations

Friday, May 25, 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End (Buena Vista Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Friday, June 1, 2007

Gracie (Picturehouse): Select markets

Hot Rod (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Super Bad (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, June 8, 2007

Ocean’s 13 (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Surf’s Up (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Friday, June 15, 2007

Evening (Focus Features): Major markets

Fantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer (Twentieth Century-Fox): 4000 plus locations

Nancy Drew (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Friday, June 22, 2007

Evan Almighty (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, June 29, 2007

Live Free or Die Hard (Twentieth Century-Fox): 3850 plus locations

Ratatouille (Pixar/Buena Vista Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

License to Wed (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2850 plus locations

Transformers (DreamWorks Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday July 13, 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Friday July 20, 2007

I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday July 27, 2007

Lars and the Real Girl (MGM): 2000 plus locations

No Reservations (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

The Simpsons (Twentieth Century-Fox): 3850 plus locations

Friday, August 3, 2007

The Bourne Ultimatum (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Underdog (Buena Vista Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 10, 2007

Rush Hour 3 (New Line Cinema): 3750 plus locations

Friday, August 17, 2007

Disturbia (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

The Invasion (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Knocked Up (Universal Pictures): 2850 plus locations

Friday, August 24, 2007

One Missed Call (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, August 31, 2007

Atonement (Focus Features): 400 plus locations

Undated Summer 2007

El Cantante (Picturehouse): Select markets

Hairspray (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

La Vie en Rose (Picturehouse): Select markets

Project 880 (Twentieth Century-Fox): 4250 plus locations

Sin City 2 (Dimension Films): 3000 plus locations

Surf’s Up (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Talk to Me (Focus Features): 1000 plus locations

Friday, September 7, 2007

Untraceable (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, September 14, 2007

Eastern Promises (Focus Features): Major markets

Michael Clayton (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, September 21, 2007

Resident Evil: Extinction (Screen Gems): 2850 plus locations

Friday, September 28, 2007

The Brave One (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Lust, Caution (Focus Features): Major markets

Next (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 5, 2007

Trick ‘r Treat (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

The Golden Age: 1500 plus locations

The Heartbreak Kid (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2850 plus locations

Vantage Point (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 19, 2007

Halloween (Dimension Films): 2500 plus locations

30 Days of Night (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, October 26, 2007

Strangers (Rogue Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Undated October 2007

Strangers (Rogue Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Undated Fall 2007

Lust, Caution (Focus Features): 2500 plus locations

Friday, November 2, 2007

American Gangster (Universal Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Bee Movie (DreamWorks Pictures): 4500 plus locations

Enchanted (Walt Disney Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, November 9, 2007

Fred Claus (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Reservation Road (Focus Features): Select markets

Friday, November 16, 2007

Beowulf (Paramount Pictures): 4000 plus locations

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (New Line Cinema): 3750 plus locations

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

I Am Legend (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, November 30, 2007

This Christmas (Columbia Pictures): 1750 plus locations

Friday, December 7, 2007

The Waterhorse (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Friday, December 14, 2007

10,000 B.C. (Warner Brothers Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, December 21, 2007

Alien Vs. Predator: Survival of the Fittest (Twentieth Century-Fox): 3400 plus locations

Undated December 2007

Drillbit Taylor (Paramount Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Undated 2007

Across the Universe (Columbia Pictures): Platform release

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Awake (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2150 plus locations

Call of the North (Paramount Vantage): Platform release

Carriers (Paramount Vantage): 1000 plus locations

Coraline (Focus Features): 2500 plus locations

Day Watch (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Select markets

Empty City (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

The Flock (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): 2000 plus locations

Fragile (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): 23500 plus locations

Hostel 2 (Lionsgate): 2500 plus locations

In the Land of Women (Warner Independent Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

The Kite Runner (Paramount Vantage): Platform release

Mama’s Boy (Warner Independent Pictures): Platform release

A Mighty Heart (Paramount Vantage): Platform release

No Country for Old Men (Paramount Vantage): Platform release

Revenge of the Nerds (Fox Atomic): 2000 plus locations

Persepolis (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Pride & Glory (New Line Cinema): 2000 plus locations

Race You to the Bottom (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Things We Lost in the Fire (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Year of the Dog (Paramount Vantage): 1500 plus locations

Friday, February 8, 2008

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (New Line Cinema): 2350 plus locations

Friday, February 29, 2008

The Spiderwick Chronicles (Paramount Pictures): 3850 plus locations

Undated Winter 2008

Priest: (Screen Gems): 2500 plus locations

Friday March 14, 2008

Horton Hears a Who (Twentieth Century-Fox): 3750 plus locations

Friday, May 2, 2008

Iron Man (Paramount Pictures): 3850 plus locations

Undated June 2008

Batman: The Dark Knight (Warner Brothers Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Undated Summer 2008

Indiana Jones 4 (Paramount Pictures): 4150 plus locations

Friday, November 7, 2008

James Bond 22 (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Madagascar 2 (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 3850 plus locations

Friday, November 21, 2008

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3950 plus locations

Friday, December 19, 2008

Opus: The Last Christmas (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Undated 2008

Avatar (Twentieth Century-Fox): 4000 plus locations

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Buena Vista Pictures): 3950 plus locations

Dolphins and Whales 3D (3D Entertainment): 75 plus IMAX 3D locations

Hellboy 2 (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Inkheart (New Line Cinema): 3250 plus locations

Journey 3-D (New Line Cinema): 3750 plus locations

The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Where the Wild Things Are (Warner Brothers Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Undated Summer 2009

Battle Angel (Twentieth Century-Fox): 4250 plus locations

Undated 2010

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Buena Vista Pictures): 4150 plus locations

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