Morning Must-Read: Final 'The Master' Trailer and Another Fire at Tyler Perry's Atlanta Studio

The fall film festival season begins in a few days, with Oscar hopefuls springboarding between Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York in hopes of generating valuable awards buzz. 

One such film, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, already has begun “sneak” screening in cities like Chicago and Santa Monica to play for dedicated fans before going under the critical knife. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with special nods going to Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix for their performances as a charismatic cult leader and his new disciple, respectively. 
 
The Weinstein Company continues to tease The Master before its Sept. 14 release. A new trailer dropped this morning. We’re sharing it below: 
 

Director’s Commentary: Another fire broke out at Tyler Perry’s Atlanta-based studio. It is the second major fire at the location in the past four months. [Atlanta Journal Constitution]
 
David Fincher’s currently working on House of Cards, the series he’s helping to bring to Netflix in 2013, but he continues to say that he’s “trying to figure out” the adaptation of The Girl Who Plays with Fire. Do you think he’ll come back to direct the sequel for Sony? [The Art of Title]
 
A memorial scholarship has been established in Tony Scott’s name at the American Film Institute. It will help filmmakers achieve their goals. [EW]
 
Remember that story about Steven Spielberg circling a “hunt for Osama Bin Laden” thriller based on the Navy SEAL memoir No Easy Day? Well, the director’s reps have denied it, saying, “Neither Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios nor DreamWorks Television will be optioning Mark Owen’s book.” So there goes that idea. [THR]
 
 
News and Notes: Michael Fassbender, meanwhile continues his quest to conquer every genre. After comic-book movies (X-Men: First Class) and sci-fi (Prometheus), the actor’s negotiating to star in the Western Jane Got a Gun, with Natalie Portman and director Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin). [Vulture]
 
Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have their creative fingerprints on several major franchises, from Michael Bay’s Transformers series to J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek films. Their next, apparently, will be an adaptation of the children’s book Dragonology, which they will produce for Universal. [Heat Vision]
 
Wong Kar Wai (In the Mood for Love) has been named Jury President for the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. [Deadline]
 
The Black Keys, Kanye West, Raekwon, Wu-Tang Clan and Corinne Bailey Rae are just a few of the musical artists confirmed for RZA’s soundtrack to his directorial debut, The Man with the Iron Fists. [Pitchfork]
 
Lost bad boy Josh Holloway could join Arnold Schwarzenegger in Ten, an action thriller directed by David Ayer (Training Day) that’s loosely based on Agatha Christie’s novel, Ten Little Indians. [Variety]
 
And speaking of Arnold, The Expendables 2 trounced Dax Shepard’s Hit and Run at the box office over the weekend. He’s not taking it too well. And by that, I mean he’s poking fun of Stallone and Schwarzenegger’s age, challenging them to fights, and accusing them of abusing steroids. Other than that, he’s cool. [Vulture]
 

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