two titles same name different development stages

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Hey!

Recently started a new title for our production 'Never Tell'. It was originally submitted as in-development 'script' however production moved along quite fast and has progressed to pre-production. We updated the title and added producers etc. that are attached however, I've noticed now that there are two listing of the title... 
The correct updated one is: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9613360/?ref_=ttfc_fc_tt 
The incorrect/older/still in-development one is: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9597840/?ref_=nv_sr_3 

Not sure if the older one needs to merge or be deleted? Can someone please advise. Need this amended ASAP before press releases go out announcing project and cast announcements soon.

I confirm I am one of the Series's Producers, Mikaela Phillips. 

Thank you!


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Mikaela,

Ideally, the title which was already listed should've been updated instead of submitting a new title page.

Since there are two titles with the same information, a title correction (aka title merge) should be submitted.

IMDb Help Center Page:
Title Correction (How to Submit Title Corrections)

Note: The titles are listed and stored in the database this way.

"Never Tell" (????/I)

"Never Tell" (????/II)

In this case, go to the title page with the lower Roman numeral.
When you get to the Title Correction form, fill out the form with the title with the higher Roman numeral, since it has the up-to-date information.

Give at least 2-3 days for processing.

I hope this helps. Please write back if you have any more questions.

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Mikaela

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Hey! The title was updated originally. We did NOT submit a new title, that's why I'm not sure why there became a duplication...

However, thanks so much for your advice/help! Just went ahead and followed your guidelines to merge the two. Hope that solves and fixes the issue over the next couple days.

Thanks!
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Hey! The title was updated originally. We did NOT submit a new title, that's why I'm not sure why there became a duplication...
Just to clarify so you do not make the same mistake with future new titles, sorry, but you did submit the new title twice.  Once on 14 January (190114-064323-196000)  and again on 16 January (190116-225933-969000).

To update a newly listed title, please always use the "Edit page" button on the new title page (in this case https://pro.imdb.com/title/tt9597840/); it appears you went back to your contribution history and amended the original submission which will cause a duplicate title if you ignore all of the on-screen warnings. 
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Mikaela

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Doesn't matter now haha! Already made the amended fix of merging the two. Thanks anyway! Have a great day