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TriStar Sets ‘Devil Wears Prada’ Helmer For ‘What Alice Forgot’

deadline.com – Tom Rothman’s TriStar has pre-emptively acquired What Alice Forgot, the 2011 novel from bestselling author Lianne Moriarty, with Oscar-winning director David Frankel (Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me, Hope Springs) set to helm. Story tracks a woman who wakes up after a head injury with no memory of the last 15 years. 3 years 21 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Ron Howard To Helm Authorized Beatles Docu On British Invasion Years

deadline.com – Ron Howard will direct a feature documentary on The Beatles. The focus will be the period from 1960-1966 when the mop-topped quartet took Europe and then the United States by storm with a flurry of 166 concerts in 15 countries and 90 cities. By the time they finished the last concert in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1966, they were as big a band as Elvis Presley was a solo artist. 3 years 21 weeks ago via jetli
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Deepwater Horizon Disaster Movie Draws ‘All Is Lost’ Director J.C. Chandor

variety.com – J.C. Chandor, director of “All Is Lost,” has come on board Summit and Participant Media’s movie on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig tragedy. Summit and Participant, in association with Image Nation Abu Dhabi, acquired feature rights in 2011 to The New York Times article “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” written in December by David Barstow, David... 3 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee
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‘Paris of the North’ Helmer Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson Sets ‘Kanari’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Having seen his debut remade by David Gordon Green as “Prince Avalanche,” Iceland’s Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson is prepping “Kanari” to follow-up Karlovy Vary competition player “Paris of the North.” “Prince Avalanche” won a best director 2013 Berlin Silver Bear. Sigurdsson himself was selected as one of Variety’s 10 European Directors To Watch at the 2012... 3 years 23 weeks ago via brucelee
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Peter Webber to direct Piano Tuner

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: Set to go into pre-production later this year, the film is based on Daniel Mason’s acclaimed historical novel. 3 years 24 weeks ago via jetli
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Jason Bateman To Direct, Star In FBI Wedding Comedy For Universal

deadline.com – Jason Bateman has inked a deal with Universal to star in and direct the Untitled FBI Wedding Comedy, marking his third film as director after debut Bad Words and the upcoming The Family Fang. David Flebotte and Phil Alden Robinson wrote the initial script, which David Bar Katz (The Pest) has been tapped to rewrite. 3 years 24 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Joe Carnahan to Write, Direct ‘Five Against a Bullet’ for Sony

thewrap.com – Joe Carnahan is set to write and direct “Five Against a Bullet” for Sony Pictures, TheWrap has confirmed. Described as being in the vein of classic macho movies “The Wild Bunch” and “The Magnificent Seven,” the story follows five bodyguards hired to protect a Mexican politician over the course of a contentious election after his father is murdered by a drug cartel.

3 years 24 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Akiva Goldsman To Direct Horror Film ‘Stephanie’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Akiva Goldsman is stepping behind the camera again, this time to bring a horror film to the big screen with Stephanie — a story about a little girl with unworldly abilities who was abandoned before a man and a woman show up claiming to be her parents, thereby interrupting her mysterious world. 3 years 24 weeks ago via brucelee
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WarGames Reboot Wins A New Director

rss.feedsportal.com – And Ansel Elgort's among those on the acting shortlist. Given the frustratingly slow pace of development for the long-planned WarGames remake at MGM, we were beginning to wonder whether Joshua the computer was right and the only winning move in this case is not to play. But that’s not the prevailing mood in Hollywood and so here comes the latest attempt: 3 years 24 weeks ago via donnieyen
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‘Apartment 143′ Helmer Carles Torrens Gets ‘Visceral’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Solipsist Films (Sin City: A Dame To Kill For) has tapped Spanish helmer Carles Torrens to direct Visceral, a thriller with a story line that’s being kept tightly under wraps. Writer Brant Hughes brought the pitch to Solipsist, whose Stephen L’Heureux helped develop the project. Torrens got the gig after impressing with his Spanish-language horror feature Apartment 143 and LA International Short Film Festival entry Sequence. 3 years 25 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Rian Johnson Tweeted His Response to Star Wars News — He Just Doesn’t Want to Eff Up

feedproxy.google.com – Rian Johnson's response to the flurry of excitement surrounding the news that he's writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII and writing the treatment for Episode IX? Tweeting a clip of Scott Glenn as Alan Shepard in 1983's The Right Stuff. And it's pretty much a confirmation. Rian's exact thoughts, ... 3 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Sets Director

feedproxy.google.com – UPDATED: "Looper" director Rian Johnson will direct the second new film, and write a treatment for the third. 3 years 25 weeks ago via jetli
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‘The Dead’ Helmer Sets Female Vigilante Thriller ‘Never Let Go’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Writer-director Howard J. Ford has set genre thriller Never Let Go as his next feature to follow 2010 zombie road pic The Dead and its sequel The Dead 2: India. Pic follows an American single mother on vacation in a beautiful but unfamiliar land who takes the law into her own hands when her child is abducted. 3 years 26 weeks ago via jetli
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Pixar Veteran is Co-Directing 'Finding Dory' with Andrew Stanton

feedproxy.google.com – Sadly, due to the delay of The Good Dinosaur, we won't be seeing Pixar Animation's sequel Finding Dory until the summer of 2016. The original film's director Andrew Stanton will get some help this time though. Pixar Planet (via SlashFilm) noticed a Twitter update from Stanton which named Angus MacLane as his co-director whilst posting an amusing LEGO creation commemorating Iron Man. 3 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen
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‘Dragon Tattoo’ Editor Angus Wall to Make Directorial Debut With ‘Echo’ (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Oscar-winning editor Angus Wall (“The Social Network”) will make his feature directorial debut with the romantic sci-fi drama “Echo” for BCDF Pictures and Karasick Pictures, TheWrap has learned. Wall has worked with director David Fincher for more than a decade, winning two Oscars for editing “The Social Network” and “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” while earning his first nomination for “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” 3 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee
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