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Summit picks up Naomi Watts tsunami movie, Apple sells more than one million iPads (Excess Hollywood)

  • Summit Entertainment has acquired their second Naomi Watts movie in one week. (They nabbed Fair Game in late April.) The studio has picked up The Impossible, Watts’ film with Ewan McGregor, which revolves around the devastating 2004 tsunami in Thailand. [THR]
  • It’s always sunny in Cupertino: Apple has announced they have sold more than one million iPads since the device went on sale April 3. Yes, but when will they get to work on the iHoverBike? [Apple]
  • Megan Park (The Secret Life of the American Teenager), David Charvet (Melrose Place), and Boti Bliss (CSI: Miami) have been tapped to star in the lifetime movie The Perfect Teacher. Surprisingly, the film – which centers on a high school student eager to seduce her teacher – is not about Jon Hamm. [THR]
  • Producer-director Barry Sonnenfeld has teamed up with Fluent Media Group to develop scripted material – like the series Beat the Devil – that will be pitched with A-list talent overseas before its introduced to U.S. networks. Aw, man: Europe gets Doc Martens first, and now entertainment, too? [THR]
  • SyFy will air its Phantom movie June 20 at 7 p.m. The film, based on the comic book series, centers on a superhero who “relies on his wits and skill with weapons.” But where was he when Mega Shark ate an entire in-air plane? [THR]