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Antoine Fuqua Signs First-Look Film Deal With Netflix

Antoine Fuqua is doubling down on his partnership with Netflix after bringing his Jake Gyllenhaal-led thriller, “The Guilty,” to the streaming service back in October. According to Variety, Fuqua has signed a new first-look deal with Netflix, “focusing on feature and documentary films.”The director of “Training Day,” “The Equalizer,” and “The Magnificent Seven” is also renaming his production […]

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The Great Escape, “Tell Me” on Criterion Channel, and Two by Michael Schlesinger: Jim Hemphill’s Home Video Recommendations

The Great Escape was a dream project for director John Sturges for years before the success of The Magnificent Seven finally enabled him to make it in 1962, and the countless hours he spent thinking about and planning the WWII epic are evident in every flawless shot. The true story of a group of Allied […]

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Sony Taps ‘Equalizer’ Writer Richard Wenk to Write ‘Kraven the Hunter’

Sony has tapped “The Equalizer” screenwriter Richard Wenk to write “Kraven the Hunter” based on the Marvel comic, TheWrap has learned.The project is being billed as the next chapter of Sony’s universe of Marvel-licensed characters. Palak Patel is overseeing for Sony.Born into Russian aristocracy, Sergei Kravinoff a.k.a. Kraven the Hunter is an obsessive big-game hunter […]

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Antoine Fuqua’s “Dream” Is For Denzel Washington To Star In The ‘Scarface’ Remake

It’s clear that filmmaker Antoine Fuqua has a great relationship with actor Denzel Washington. After the massive success of “Training Day,” which earned Washington an Oscar for his performance, the duo has collaborated on two ‘Equalizer’ films, as well as “The Magnificent Seven.” Washington’s appearance in “The Equalizer 2” is the first time the actor […]

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‘The Equalizer 2’ Trailer: Denzel Washington Is Out For More Vengeance, Obviously

Between high-brow Oscar-nominated performances, Denzel Washington enjoys blowing off steam by pummeling bad guys in action-thrillers. Take “The Equalizer 2,” the upcoming sequel to the 2014 vigilante justice film which earned over $100 million in the U.S. Washington is paired once again with director Antoine Fuqua, reuniting the duo that gave us the original film, […]

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‘The Equalizer 2’ First Trailer: Denzel Washington Wants You to Know He Can Still Kick Ass

Denzel Washington has making movies since 1981, but the one thing he hasn’t done in Hollywood until now is make a sequel. “The Equalizer 2” gives the movie icon his first franchise, and Sony has debuted the ass-kicking first trailer to the sequel to 2014’s box office hit.“The Equalizer 2” finds Washington resuming the role […]

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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Joins Tom Hanks’ WWII Drama ‘Greyhound’

Exclusive: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo (The Magnificent Seven, Murder on the Orient Express) and Karl Glusman (Netflix’s Gypsy) have come aboard Sony/FilmNation’s WWII film Greyhound, written by and starring Tom Hanks. Aaron Schneider is directing the piece, which centers around an international convoy of 37 Allied ships, led by Captain Krause (Hanks) in his first command of […]

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Duplass Brothers Contest Finalist Film ‘Lost Bayou’ Sets Cast; Kristanna Loken Cast In ‘University Intelligence’

Teri Wyble (The Walking Dead, Terminator Genisys), Dane Rhodes (True Detective, The Magnificent Seven), and Hunter Burke (Claws, The Big Short) are set to co-star in Lost Bayou, an English and Cajun French-language film, which was a top six finalist and grant recipient of the Duplass Brothers and Seed&Spark “Hometown Heroes Rally.” Directed by Brian […]

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Haley Bennett, Matthias Schweighoefer in Talks to Join ‘Resistance,’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg

Haley Bennett, who gained acclaim for “The Girl on the Train” and “The Magnificent Seven,” and German star Matthias Schweighoefer are in talks to take key lead roles in writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz’s “Resistance,” alongside Jesse Eisenberg.The movie follows the life of mime artist Marcel Marceau (played by Eisenberg) and his involvement in the French Resistance […]

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