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Robert Zemeckis’ ‘To Reach the Clouds’ Adds Ben Kingsley and More

feedproxy.google.com – Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, and Charlotte Le Bon are set to join Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the Manhattan skyline. The trio have just been cast in Robert Zemeckis‘ To Reach the Clouds, about high-wire walker Philippe Petit‘s 1974 attempt to walk between the Twin Towers — 1,350 feet off the ground. 6 years 51 weeks ago via brucelee
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Play Aerial Artist Philippe Petit For Robert Zemeckis, TriStar

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: I went out on a limb in January reporting how badly director Robert Zemeckis and TriStar head Tom Rothman sought out Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play the role of Philippe Petit for the 3D feature To Walk The Clouds, and now I can tell you that the young actor has committed to playing the French high wire artist who made a daring cross of the World Trade Center in 1974. 7 years 8 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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BREAKING: Joseph Gordon Levitt To Star In Robert Zemeckis' TO REACH THE CLOUDS

feedproxy.google.com – Joseph Gordon Levitt is taking to the skies but not as a superhero. Twitch has learned that Levitt will take the lead in Robert Zemeckis' adaptation of Philippe Petit's memoir To Reach The Clouds. The subject of 2008 documentary Man On Wire, Petit is a high wire walker who gained international notoriety in 1974 when he walked - without permission - across a wire strung 1350 feet above the grown between New York City's Twin Towers.Zemeckis' interest in the story has been known at least since 2011 but development has been moving slowly and quietly up until now. 7 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Robert Zemeckis to Direct 'The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Robert Zemeckis is taking “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” at New Line, coming on board to direct the adaptation of Kate DiCamillo’s novel about the adventures of a porcelain rabbit. Project has been set at New Line for the past seven years with Wendy Finerman producing. Jeff Stockwell has written the adaptation of the... 7 years 24 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Robert Zemeckis to Direct 'Marwencol' for Universal

feedproxy.google.com – The film will adapt the 2010 documentary about a man's unique way of coping with severe memory loss. 7 years 25 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Robert Zemeckis in Negotiations to Direct 'Chaos Walking' for Lionsgate (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – After proving he’s still got the live-action touch with the modestly budgeted “Flight,” Robert Zemeckis may soon be back in the tentpole business, as he’s in negotiations to direct Lionsgate’s latest young-adult sci-fi movie “Chaos Walking,” multiple individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap. The Oscar-winning filmmaker has spent the last several months weighing the possibility of tackling “Chaos Walking,” which Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is adapting from Patrick Ness’ bestselling young-adult trilogy. 7 years 31 weeks ago via jetli
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Robert Zemeckis Gives Up On the 'Yellow Submarine' Remake

feedproxy.google.com – It remains to be seen whether Robert Zemeckis‘ next project after Flight will see him sticking with live-action or returning to animation, but one thing’s for certain: It won’t be Yellow Submarine. The project’s suffered several setbacks over the past few years, and it sounds like Zemeckis has finally given up on it once and for all.

8 years 16 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Robert Zemeckis Is Waiting for Disney to Greenlight 'Roger Rabbit 2'

3:15 PM 11/30/2012 by Jeff Giles
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
It's been nearly a quarter of a century since Who Framed Roger Rabbit debuted in theaters, but Robert Zemeckis hasn't given up on a sequel.
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Robert Zemeckis Just Waiting For Go-Ahead On 'Roger Rabbit' Sequel

moviesblog.mtv.com – With directors like George Lucas and Steven Spielberg converting their previous films to 3-D, it's not difficult to imagine that something from Robert Zemeckis' career, like "Back to the Future" for example, would be next up for the jump to another dimension. But when MTV News' Josh Horowitz put the question to the legendary director, Zemeckis said that he would only consider his 1988 comedy, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," for conversion.

8 years 20 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Budweiser Asking To Be Removed From 'Flight'

fb.indiewire.com – Opening strong this past weekend, and as we just noted, now looking like a potential Oscar player, things are going very well for Paramount and "Flight," but there could be some turbulence ahead. As you know, Denzel Washington plays a booze-soaked pilot who manages the heroic feat of landing a doomed flight. 8 years 23 weeks ago via brucelee
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