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Christian Bale Eyes Travis McGee Role in 'The Deep Blue Good-By' Christian Bale is in early talks to star as Travis McGee in The Deep Blue Good-by for 20th Century Fox. The adaptation is based on John D. MacDonald's 1964 novel, the first of 21 books that featured the Travis McGee character.The studio doesn't have an official offer out to the actor yet, but he has agreed to come on board, with an offer to come very soon.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Exits Travis McGee Movie ‘The Deep Blue Good-by’

thewrap.com – Leonardo DiCaprio is saying ‘goodbye’ to 20th Century Fox’s Travis McGee movie “The Deep Blue Good-by,” which James Mangold is now in negotiations to direct. The project had been developed as a starring vehicle for DiCaprio, who will now simply produce with his Appian Way partner Jennifer Davisson-Killoran, Amy Robinson and Chernin Entertainment.

5 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee
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James Mangold Boarding Travis McGee Tale ‘The Deep Blue Good-By’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: James Mangold is negotiating to direct The Deep Blue Good-By, the 1964 John D. MacDonald novel that kicked off series of mystery novels with character Travis McGee. This has long been eyed by Fox as the launch of a star-driven franchise based on the beach bum McGee, a forerunner of muscular solitary heroes like Jack Reacher and Spenser For Hire, helping (and romancing) damsels in distress as he kicks ass against the powerful. 5 years 37 weeks ago via jetli
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With MLK Film Delayed, Greengrass Tries McGee

darkhorizons.com – For the first few months of this year, "United 93" and "The Bourne Ultimatum" director Paul Greengrass had been developing his Martin Luther King Jr. feature "Memphis". Greengrass and producer Scott Rudin had hoped to get the film done by next February. Then, Universal Pictures passed on the project citing "scheduling reasons", and yesterday it was revealed via Deadline that the director has now shelved it for at least a year and is already moving onto other projects.

8 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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