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    9 Musicals That Need Movies and Which Directors Should Take Them On

    With Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the popular stage musical "Jersey Boys" opening this weekend, we got to thinking about what musical theater productions are worthy of a film adaptation and which directors would be perfect to bring them to the silver screen.

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    Who Should Play Elvis in the New Biopic to Be Directed by Baz Luhrmann? (CLIPS)

    Baz Luhrmann's films are larger than life, flamboyant to the nines, and heavily music-oriented in one way or another (he loves his soundtracks) so it makes total sense that he'd be lining up an Elvis Presley biopic as his next project.

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    Baz Luhrmann To Direct Elvis Presley Biopic

    Baz Luhrmann has been spending his post-"The Great Gatsby" time lining up one project after another. On the small screen, he's got the former Stanley Kubrick project "Napoleon" for HBO and producer Steven Spielberg, and a TV drama about the early years of hip hop, while earlier this month he got li...

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    Baz Luhrmann To Direct Big Screen Version Of '70s TV Series 'Kung Fu'

    So, a few years ago, Bill Paxton (of all people) was attached to direct a big screen version of the '70s series "Kung Fu." And then, not much happened. But last week, word emerged, that the property was moving again at Universal, and we gotta be honest, we really didn't see this coming.

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    'Great Gatsby' Wins Big at Australian Oscars

    "The Great Gatsby" was the life of the party at the Australian Academy Awards, winning in six of its seven nominated categories, including Best Film, Director and Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio). Plus, the show featured a razzle-dazzle closing number that paid tribute to director Baz Luhrmann's "Stri...

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    Baz Luhrmann Developing A TV Drama About Early Years Of Hip-Hop

    Is TV Baz Luhrmann's new best friend? Well, he's certainly getting comfortable with the format. The director is already being eyed to helm the Steven Spielberg produced, Stanley Kubrick inspired "Napoleon," and now's he got another period-based project cooking, one that will also include lots of mus...

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    Baz Luhrmann is Shopping Around a TV Series About the Dawn of Hip-Hop

    The "Great Gatsby" director's first TV project is reportedly set in '70s New York.

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    'The Great Gatsby' Scores in Oz with 14 Australian Oscar Nominations

    While Aussie Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" is unlikely to nab any above-the-line Oscar nominations in the upcoming awards season, it's scoring across the board at the Australian Oscars, with nominations announced today. "Gatsby" landed 14 nods, leading the pack with a Best Picture nod, and Actin...

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    Baz Luhrmann Eyed To Direct Steven Spielberg-Produced & Former Stanley Kubrick Dream Project 'Napoleon' For HBO

    From Shakespeare to F. Scott Fitzgerald, from the outback of "Australia" to the dizzying heights of "Moulin Rouge," whatever you can say about director Baz Luhrmann, lacking vision isn't one of them. And perhaps in a strange way, his operatic scale and readiness to work on a huge canvas makes total ...

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    The Playlist's 15 Favorite Movie Dance-Offs

    As we embark on another awards pre-season, and anticipate the legions of “For Your Consideration”-style advertising we have to look forward to over the coming months, we felt it an opportune moment to highlight a film that is unlikely to be figuring largely in those conversations: this week’s “Battl...

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