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FX network acquires the rights to 'Super 8'


(Francois Duhamel)

Eager to see Super 8 again? That’s what FX is hoping.

The cable net confirms to EW that it has secured the rights to the J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg collaboration, following a weekend where the sci-fi flick garnered both critical praise and solid box office earnings.

Super 8 is the latest in a string of acquisitions made by the network. Just two weeks ago, it snagged the rights to The Hangover Part II, which is slated for a late 2013/early 2014 premiere.

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