Among the films that will be sliced and diced into individual clips are the Harry Potter films, "The Wizard of Oz," "Casablanca" and "The Shining"
"Close Encounters," "Planet of the Apes" and "The Wizard of Oz" also honored in Broadcast Film Critics Assn. vote
The Oscar-winning filmmaker's publicist has emphatically denied yesterday's reports
The studio plans to use the original screenplay from MGM's 1939 classic
"Hairspray" filmmaker walks away from "Bob the Musical" to better angle for the high-profile directing gig
Also toured the country in the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile for 30 years as chef "Little Oscar"