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First Trailer for Post-WWII Drama EMPEROR Starring Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox

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collider.com – The first trailer for director Peter Webber’s historical drama Emperor has been released online. Based on a true story, the film takes place in the immediate aftermath of World War II and stars Matthew Fox as General Bonner Fellers, an expert in Japanese who is assigned to assist General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) in investigating whether or not the beloved Japanese Emperor should be punished for war crimes.

7 years 45 weeks ago via jetli
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Matthew Fox Talks EMPEROR, SPEED RACER, The Wachowskis, ALEX CROSS, LOST, WORLD WAR Z and Comic Book Movies

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collider.com – One of the many films to premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival was Peter Webber’s (Girl with a Pearl Earring) historical drama Emperor. The film takes place during the days following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II and stars Tommy Lee Jones as General Douglas MacArthur, the de facto ruler of Japan as Supreme Commander of the occupying forces.

8 years 10 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Watch Tommy Lee Jones As Gen. Douglas MacArthur In First Emperor Clip

cinemablend.com – Peter Webber’s Emperor is about to hold its world premiere Friday evening at the Toronto International Film Festival, giving TIFF audiences its first look at Tommy Lee Jones in the role of General Douglas MacArthur in a post-WWII drama. 8 years 11 weeks ago via jackiechan

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Posted May 29th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, EMPEROR tells the story, inspired by true events, of the bold and secret moves that won the peace in the shadows of post-war Japan. Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, EMPEROR brings to life the American occupation of Japan in the perilous and unpredictable days just after Emperor Hirohito's World War II surrender.

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Exclusive: Tommy Lee Jones on Playing General Douglas MacArthur

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screencrush.com – Recently, HeyUGuys ran the first official image of Oscar-winner Tommy Lee Jones in character as General Douglas MacArthur for Peter Webber’s ‘Emperor’ (above). Recently, we asked Jones about playing the iconic military figure during a recent interview, and were somewhat surprised by his response. Jones next will appear in ‘Men In Black 3,’ where he once again plays curmudgeonly Agent K alongside the charismatic Will Smith. 8 years 28 weeks ago via brucelee
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Tommy Lee Jones to Play Gen. Douglas McCarthur in 'Emperor'

feedproxy.google.com – Director Peter Webber's historical epic, also starring Matthew Fox, is set in Japan at the end of World War II. 8 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee
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Peter Webber To Direct 'Emperor'

deadline.com – Peter Webber is attached to direct Emperor. The indie drama was scripted by David Klass and Vera Blasi, and will begin production in January in New Zealand and Japan. The film will be produced by Yoko Narahashi, Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff. The drama is set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. 9 years 4 weeks ago via jackiechan
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A gripping tale of love and honor forged between fierce enemies of war, EMPEROR tells the story, inspired by true events, of the bold and secret moves that won the peace in the shadows of post-war Japan. Starring Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox, and newcomer Eriko Hatsune, EMPEROR...
Peter Webber
PG-13
98mins
March 08, 2013
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