The Early Report for October 31, 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 mid-December 2006 and 2010.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

The Astronaut Farmer (Warner Brothers Pictures): The Bruce Willis/Billy Bob Thornton-led drama about an astronaut who still dreams of space even though he had to quit the program to save the family farm will now open in theatres on February 23, three weeks later than last set

Blood Diamond (Warner Brothers Pictures): The Leonardo DiCaprio drama has been bumped up a week to December 8

Days of Glory (The Weinstein Company): drama about a group of North African soldiers who join the French in their fight against the Nazis opens in Los Angeles and New York City on December 15

The Dead Girl (First Look Studios): This drama about a group of strangers brought together by the discovery of a dead body opens in Los Angeles and New York City on December 29

Glastonberry (THINKFilm): Julien Temple’s documentary about the 30th anniversary of Britain’s best-known music festival, featuring performances by Bjork, David Bowie, Coldplay, The Cure, Oasis, Radiohead and Velvet Underground, will open in select markets on February 23

The Good German (Warner Brothers Pictures): The Steven Soderbergh post-World War II drama featuring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett will now open in select markets on December 15, one week later than last set

The Hitcher (Rogue Pictures): The Michael Bay-produced remake of the 1980s Rutger Hauer thriller will invade theatres on February 9, two months earlier than expected

Matthew Barney: No Restraint (IFC First Take): Alison Chernick’s documentary about the pop artist turned filmmaker as he makes his latest epic in Japan opens in select markets on December 29

Mimzy (New Line Cinema): Company president Bob Shaye makes his first film since 1990’s Book of Love with this family drama about two siblings who develop wonderous new talents after discovering a futuristic toy box, in theatres March 23

Mr. Bean’s Holiday (Universal Pictures): Rowan Atkinson’s most famous character returns to the big screen on September 28, six months after its previously scheduled opening

Perfect Stranger (Columbia Pictures): James Foley’s thriller featuring Bruce Willis and Halle Berry has been bumped up from May 11 to April 13

Saw IV (Lionsgate): The original creators of the series may be out, but that doesn’t mean the horror series is down. Look for the next sadistic chapter in theatres October 26

Smokin’ Aces (Universal Pictures): Joe Carnahan’s dark comedy starring Ben Affleck and Jeremy Piven has been bumped up from March 2 to January 26

Untitled Superman Returns Sequel (Warner Brothers Pictures): Bryan Singer will direct the follow-up to this summer’s Man of Steel reboot, expected in theatres during the Summer of 2009

Vacancy (Screen Gems): Hungarian filmmaker Nimrod Antal makes his English-language studio debut with this thriller featuring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson as a recently married couple who finds hidden cameras in their hotel room and realize they have been targeted for the making of a snuff film, opening April 20

Most Recent MPAA Ratings

Curse of the Golden Flower (Sony Pictures Classics): R for violence

Blood Diamond (Warner Brothers Pictures): R for strong violence and language

Because I Said So (Universal Pictures): PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, some mature thematic material and partial nudity

The Brothers Solomon (Screen Gems): R for language and sexual content

The Last Legion (The Weinstein Company/MGM): PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence

Hannibal Rising (The Weinstein Company/MGM): R for strong grisly violent content and some language/sexual references

We Are Marshall (Warner Brothers Pictures): PG for emotional thematic material, a crash scene and mild language

The Good Shepherd (Universal Pictures): R for some violence, sexuality and language

Stomp the Yard (screen Gems): PG-13 for a scene of violence, some sexual material and language

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

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): Los Angeles and New York City

Brooklyn Rules (Hannover House): New York City exclusive

Days of Glory (The Weinstein Company): Los Angeles and New York City

Dreamgirls (Dreamworks Pictures): Major markets

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

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

Home of the Brave (MGM): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional theatres in major markets

Inland Empire (518 Media): Opens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in additional locations in select markets

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

Resilience (Lost Batallion Films): Exclusive to the Anthology Film Archives in New York City

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

The Dead Girl (First Look Studios): Los Angeles and New York City

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

Matthew Barney: No Restraint (IFC First Take): Select markets

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

Pan’s Labyrinth (Picturehouse): Select markets

Undated December 2006

Holla (Lionsgate): Select markets

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

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

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): 1000 plus locations

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

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

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

Zodiac (Paramount Pictures): 3150 plus locations

Friday, January 26, 2007

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

Smokin’ Aces (Universal 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

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

The Hitcher (Rogue Pictures): 3150 plus locations

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

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

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

Music and Lyrics (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2750 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

Gray Matters (Yari Film Group): Select markets

Friday, February 23, 2007

The Astronaut Farmer (Warner Brothers Pictures): 1500 plus locations

Black Snake Moan (Paramount Vantage): 1000 plus locations

Captivity (Freestyle Releasing): 1000 plus locations

Glastonberry (THINKFilm): Select markets

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

Friday, March 9, 2007

Fido (Lionsgate): Major markets

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

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

Lucky You (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

The Pleasure of Your Company (MGM): Major markets

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

Mimzy (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Mr. Brooks (MGM): 2000 plus locations

The Comebacks (Fox Atomic): 2250 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

First Snow (Yari Film Group): Select markets

Freshman Orientation (Regent Releasing): Select markets

Undated First Quarter 2007

August Rush (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Balls of Fury (Rogue Pictures): 1500 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

The Hoax (Miramax Films): Major markets

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

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

Friday, April 13, 2007

Perfect Stranger (Columbia Pictures): 2800 plus locations

Spring Breakdown (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Trade (Lionsgate): 1000 plus locations

Vacancy (Screen Gems): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 20, 2007

In the Land of Women (Warner Brothers Pictures): 1500 plus locations

The Kingdom (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Vacancy (Screen Gems): 2650 plus locations

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

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Triad Election (Tartan Films USA): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

Friday, April 27, 2007

The Condemned (Lionsgate): 1750 plus locations

Death at a Funeral (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Fracture (New Line Cinema): 2350 plus locations

Undated April 2007

Skinwalkers (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

Friday, May 4, 2007

Away from Her (Lionsgate): Major markets

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

Friday, May 11, 2007

Delta Farce (Lionsgate): 1500 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

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

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

Slow Burn (Lionsgate): 2000 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

Revenge of the Nerds (Fox Atomic): 2250 plus locations

Friday, August 31, 2007

Atonement (Focus Features): 400 plus locations

The Brothers Solomon (Columbia Pictures): 2650 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 14, 2007

College (Lionsgate): 1750 plus locations

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

The Dark Is Rising (Twentieth Century-Fox): 2750 plus locations

Lust, Caution (Focus Features): Major markets

Mr. Bean’s Holiday (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Next (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 5, 2007

The Golden Age: 1500 plus locations

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

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

Vantage Point (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 12, 2007

3:10 to Yuma (Lionsgate): 2500 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

Saw IV (Lionsgate): 3150 plus locations

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

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

Foodfight! (Lionsgate): 2000 plus locations

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Enchanted (Walt Disney Pictures): 3000 plus locations

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

Friday, November 30, 2007

This Christmas (Columbia Pictures): 1750 plus locations

Friday, December 7, 2007

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

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

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Charlie Wilson’s War (Universal Pictures): 2750 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

Bug (Lionsgate) 2350 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

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

Rescue Dawn (MGM): Platform release

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

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

Friday, January 25, 2008

Untraceable (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 8, 2008

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

Friday, February 15, 2008

Jumper (Twentieth Century-Fox): 2850 plus locations

Friday, February 29, 2008

The Spiderwick Chronicles (Paramount Pictures): 3650 plus locations

Friday March 14, 2008

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

Friday, May 2, 2008

Iron Man (Paramount Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Friday, May 23, 2008

Kung Fu Panda (DreamWorks Pictures/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

Step Brothers (Columbia Pictures): 2850 plus locations

Tonight, He Comes (Columbia Pictures): 3150 plus locations

Friday, November 7, 2008

James Bond 22 (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Madagascar 2 (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 4000 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): 2500 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

Untitled Superman Returns Sequel (Warner Brothers Pictures): 4150 plus locations

Undated 2010

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

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