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Baz Luhrmann to Take on Elvis?

5:27 PM 4/30/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Warner Bros. has decided that enough time has elapsed since the last Elvis Presley biopic, so the studio is taking it upon itself rectify that situation. According to TheWrap, WB has set Fifty Shades of Grey's Kelly Marcel on the screenplay and is talking with Baz Luhrmann to have him direct the untitled picture.

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Baz Luhrmann is going from Jay Gatsby to Elvis Presley!

aintitcool.com – Baz Luhrmann is in talks to direct a film based on the life of Elvis Presley, written by Kelly Marcel. Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya... Calling all Elvis men (and women) out there: The King is getting his own big-screen biopic!

6 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Baz Luhrmann in Negotiations to Direct Elvis Presley Biopic for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Ladies and gentlemen, Elvis is in the building — as in, the Warner Bros. building — and director Baz Luhrmann is in negotiations to join the iconic singer, who is the subject of an untitled biopic being written by Kelly Marcel (“Fifty Shades of Grey”), TheWrap has learned. Warner Bros.

6 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Baz Luhrmann may direct an adaptation of classic 70s TV series Kung Fu

joblo.com – When Baz Luhrmann announced he would be making a 3D version of THE GREAT GATSBY, I didn't bat an eye. After seeing the director take ROMEO + JULIET and translate it to a world of gang-bangers and gunplay, I was ready for anything. So the news that he may next helm a big budget adaptation of the classic David Carradine TV series KUNG FU doesn't shock me in the least.

6 years 24 weeks ago via jetli
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Baz Luhrmann 'Seriously Considering' Movie Partly Set in China

feedproxy.google.com – The director swept into Beijing for the premiere of "The Great Gatsby," arguing that the fact the film was made in his native Australia helped it get into China. 7 years 4 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Baz Luhrmann on His Big Budgets: People Think 'I Don't Care About Money' (Q&A)

feedproxy.google.com – "The Great Gatsby" director delves into his creative process, the value of long train rides across the tundra and why his lips are sealed when it comes to his next project. 7 years 10 weeks ago via donnieyen

Review: The "Great" Gatsby

9:30 AM 5/10/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Baz Lurmann’s Great Gatsby is garish and bright, chocked with the bling you hoped he’d throw around like it’s cheap—and it is. His high-budget/low-brow spectacles are perfect for reproducing the moral vacuum of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book, and for all its anachronisms, Lurmann’s reproduction couldn’t be more loyal to the text:

Some Feelings on Luhrman and Gatsby

1:45 PM 4/21/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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May 3rd the director who “decoded” gaslight melodrama and Shakespeare with uber-modern over-the-top-ness, will perplex and delight with his revisionist play on Fitzgerald. I can’t wait. Ironically, it’s not a subject I love. I don’t have special affections for the book or for director Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliet), it’s just a perfect storm of form and function, old and new, and every body likes a perfect storm.

New 'Great Gatsby' Trailer Highlights Soundtrack, Spectacular Visuals

12:56 PM 4/4/2013 by Jeff Giles
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When Baz Luhrmann announced his plans to mount a new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby -- which, you may recall, had already been turned into a pretty good movie once or twice -- and do it in 3D, no less, it was hard not to wonder what had possessed him.

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New Trailer for THE GREAT GATSBY Highlights the Film's Eclectic Soundtrack

collider.com – Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for director Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby. For those unfamiliar with F. Scott Fitzgerald's source material, the story centers on a would-be writer (Tobey Maguire) chasing the American dream who moves to New York City in the spring of 1922 and encounters a mysterious millionaire named Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio). 7 years 25 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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