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  • June 15, 2013 - 2:21 PM

Didn’t see the ‘Signs’

Here’s a twist we didn’t see coming: M. Night Shyamalan says that his breakthrough, “The Sixth Sense,” wasn’t his only 1999 film. In press appearances for his latest bomb — er, disappointment, “After Earth,” he reveals that he ghost-wrote the teen comedy “She’s All That.” Perhaps Shyamalan should return to ghost-writing until his reputation recovers.

The final reel

Mia Wasikowska is in talks to replace Emma Stone in Guillermo del Toro’s “Crimson Peak.” … Jennifer Lawrence will star in “The Rules of Inheritance,” based on the bestselling memoir. … Gillian Jacobs (TV’s “Community”) jumps into “Hot Tub Time Machine II,” sans John Cusack. … Christoph Waltz will star in the thriller “True Crimes.” … Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play the Russian mystic Rasputin in a new biopic. … Owen Wilson and Jim Carrey co-star in an untitled heist comedy from Jared Hess (“Napoleon Dynamite”).

CYNTHIA DICKISON

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