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Gerard Butler Drama 'Motor City' Stalls Before Reaching Start Line: Crew Sent Home

Gerard Butler
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: The plug was pulled this morning on Motor City, the revenge drama that was scheduled to start production next month with Albert Hughes directing and Gerard Butler, Mickey Rourke and Adrien Brody starring. The film was in pre-production, and the crew was just told to go home. Insiders tell me that Motor City stalled after the film’s backers, Emmett/Furla Films and Mark Damon’s Foresight, realized that the release date given them by Warner Bros through its deal with Joel Silver’s Dark Castle turned out to be a drop dead date. 5 years 14 weeks ago via brucelee
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Adrien Brody to play 'Motor City' villain

variety.com – Adrien Brody is in negotiations to play the villain in Dark Castle's "Motor City" starring Gerard Butler. Brody is replacing Gary Oldman who was originally on board to play the villain in the thriller, to be helmed by Albert Hughes. 5 years 15 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Mickey Rourke Latest To Join, Try And Rev Up 'Motor City'

Mickey Rourke
fb.indiewire.com – After seeing various folks like Jake Gyllenhaal, Dominic Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Clive Owen, Amber Heard and Gary Oldman come and go from the long developing "Motor City," director Albert Hughes will probably take whoever he can get at this point. Right now, Gerard Butler is sitting in the lead role, and now he's got a co-star.

5 years 18 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Gary Oldman & Amber Heard Exit Albert Hughes' 'Motor City'

Gary Oldman
fb.indiewire.com – Albert Hughes just can't catch a break with casting for his latest effort, "Motor City." After a lengthy search for a male lead that saw names like Chris Evans, Dominic Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jeremy Renner all linked before Gerard Butler jumped on board, the project has now hit another wall losing its villain and female lead. 5 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee
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Gerard Butler plans a fully financed trip to 'Motor City'

joblo.com – I'm not sure what's been going on exactly with the lead role in Albert Hughes' MOTOR CITY. First there was Chris Evans, then Dominic Cooper, then Jake Gyllenhaal, and then possible Jeremy Renner - all rather different options that would each have brought something all their own to the character of "a man who us double crossed and seeks revenge on the guy who put him behind bars and took his... 5 years 33 weeks ago via jetli
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Gerard Butler Could Now Lead 'Motor City'

Gerard Butler
comingsoon.net – Gerard Butler is now in talks to play the lead in Albert Hughes' Motor City , Variety reports. 5 years 37 weeks ago via jetli
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Jake Gyllenhaal Backs Out Of 'Motor City'

Jake Gallenhaal
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: It looked good there for a day but Jake Gyllenhaal’s deal to star in the Albert Hughes-directed Motor City has veered off the road. Talks fell apart, over scheduling, I hear. The actor wanted to push the dates and financier Dark Castle did not. They are putting together lists for another actor to star in the film in the role of an ex-military man who is framed and sees his life and gal taken away by the bad guy. 5 years 40 weeks ago via jetli
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Jake Gyllenhaal In Driver's Seat For Dark Castle's 'Motor City'

Jake Gyllenhaal
deadline.com – BREAKING: Jake Gyllenhaal is in negotiations to star in Motor City, the Albert Hughes-directed drama for Dark Castle. Gyllenhaal, who most recently completed the David Ayer-directed drama End of Watch, will play an ex-army ranger named John Miller who gets framed for a crime he didn’t commit. Now, he is going after the man who framed him and stole his true love. 5 years 40 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Gary Oldman Will Be The Villain Of MOTOR CITY

feedproxy.google.com – Gary Oldman is reuniting with Book Of Eli co-director Albert Hughes to play the villain of Hughes' solo effort Motor City. Based on the Black List script by Chad St John, Motor City is a revenge picture that will reportedly play out almost entirely without dialogue. 5 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee

Motor City

Posted November 21st, 2011 by Binh Ngo

A man, imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, seeks revenge from those who framed him.

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Motor City

A man, imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, seeks revenge from those who framed him. Jake Gyllenhaal was briefly attached to replace Dominic Cooper but he, too, had to bow out due to scheduling conflicts. The lead role is now played by Gerard Butler. Both Gary Oldman and Amber Heard have left...
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