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Terry Gilliam Refused Tom Cruise for ’12 Monkeys’ and Was Concerned by Bruce Willis’ ‘Rectal’ Mouth

Terry Gilliam’s “12 Monkeys” is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary since it was released nationwide January 5, 1996. Inverse marked the occasion with an oral history that features Gilliam, screenwriters David Peoples and Janet Peoples, producer Charles Roven, and casting director Margery Simkin. It comes as no surprise that Gilliam makes a few hilarious off-the-cuff […]

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Terry Gilliam Just Wanted Some Magic Mushrooms for His 80th Birthday

It seems hard to believe Terry Gilliam has rarely done drugs. Especially given his filmography of tripped-out movies, such as “Brazil,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “12 Monkeys,” and “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.” But eccentric filmmaker Gilliam, as revealed in a recent interview with La Repubblica (via […]

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Terry Gilliam Was Adapting a Lost Stanley Kubrick Idea Until Lockdown ‘Ruined Everything’

Provocateur Terry Gilliam has been wending his way back to filmmaking ever since his long-suffering 2018 Cervantes epic “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” finally hit U.S. theaters last year. However, like many directors who were in the middle of new projects, the pandemic has proven a challenge. As revealed in a new interview with […]

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‘Suits’: As Katherine Heigl Joins the Season 8 Cast, This USA Drama Still Features Some of TV’s Strongest Women

When “Suits” returns for its eighth season this Wednesday, a lot has changed: Gina Torres, Patrick J. Adams, and Meghan Markle are gone, and returning actors Dulé Hill (“Psych”) and Amanda Schull (“12 Monkeys”) have been upped to series regulars. But the biggest evolution may be the arrival of Katherine Heigl (“Grey’s Anatomy”) as Samantha […]

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Alex Proyas Defends ‘Witch-Hunted’ Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Terry Gilliam, and More

“I, Robot” and “Dark City” director Alex Proyas took to Facebook to criticize the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. His inspiration was a story in The Guardian, “The end of the auteur?”, which asks how best to approach work by filmmakers whose offscreen behavior has invited controversy.Proyas began with sarcasm before turning indignant: “Kill ‘Em […]

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