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    It Looks Like Francis Lawrence Is Going To Direct 'Catching Fire'; Tomas Alfredson, Joe Cornish, Duncan Jones & Cary Fukunaga Were Also Shortlisted

    ...and then there was one. The hunt for the director to take the helm of "Catching Fire" looks to be nearing an end. Just a couple days after we reported that Francis Lawrence and Bennett Miller were in the hunt for the job, it now looks like Lionsgate has decided on their man.

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    IN THE WORKS: Fukunaga, McConaughey & Harrelson Go TV with 'True Detective' plus Wahlberg's 'Partner' and Camargo's 'Seagull'

    Now this is an exciting pairing: Cary Fukunaga ("Jane Eyre") will direct Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in an eight-part TV series written by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective." McConaughey and Harrelson will play two cops, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, respectively, whose l...

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    Cary Fukunaga to Direct Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in 'True Detective'

    "Sin Nombre" and "Jane Eyre" director Cary Fukunaga's headed to the small screen, according to Deadline -- he's signed on to direct all eight episodes of a new cop drama entitled "True Detective" that's being written by Nic Pizzolatto (of the novel "Galveston" and a few episodes of "The Killing").

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    Hell Yes: Matthew McConaughey & Woody Harrelson Team For TV Series 'True Detective' With Cary Fukunaga To Direct

    Need more evidence that television continues to be the place for smart, inventive and wholly exciting drama? Look no further than "True Detective," which is combining two actors who, right now, are at the top of their game, with a rising director who has knocked out two sensational films. ...

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    Cary Fukunaga Says Civil War Heist Flick 'No Blood, No Guts, No Glory' Is Next, Compares Film To 'The General' (But From The Yankee Side)

    Cary Fukunaga is one of the most exciting directing talents to come along in the last few years. The 34-year-old filmmaker made a storming debut at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival with the gripping immigration thriller "Sin Nombre," and then took a severe left turn last year with the costume drama "...

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    Gore Verbinski Updates Us On 'The Lone Ranger,' Cary Fukunaga's 'Spaceless,' Chris Milk's 'Bitterroot' & More

    Yesterday, we ran our conversation with "Rango" director Gore Verbinski, where he shared his inspirations for the Best Animated Feature nominee and discussed the development of the film's distinct and unique aesthetic. But with a director as talented and in-demand as Verbinski, he's got a number of ...

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    Cary Fukunaga Talks The Generosity Between Michael Fassbender & Mia Wasikowska In 'Jane Eyre'

    As the awards season winds to a close, and various critics groups begin red-eyed nights staying up to get those last minute screeners in before they cast their votes on the best flims of 2011, it's easy to get a myopic view of the release calendar that only includes the last four months of the year.

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    'Sin Nombre' & 'Jane Eyre' Director Cary Fukunaga In Early Talks For Sci-Fi Pic 'Spaceless'

    Gore Verbinski ProducingDirector Cary Fukunaga is anything but predictable. The eclectic helmer broke out in 2009 with his harrowing, Sundance-winning, immigration drama "Sin Nombre" and then he surprised everybody by completely changing gears; opting to get behind the camera of this year's period-piece drama, "Jane Eyre," teaming Michael Fassbender and Mia Wasikowska for a haunting version of the tale charged with an undercurrent of sexual tension. However, even before "Jane Eyre" came together, Fukunaga was revealing his all-embracing colors, talking up his plans for a musical, an African civil war drama and a time-travel film; so it's real...

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    Cary Fukunaga To Direct Black List Civil War Heist Film 'No Blood, No Guts, No Glory'

    Was In Contention To Direct 'The Wolverine'You had us at "civil war heist film."

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    Review: 'Jane Eyre' A Hauntingly Effective Gothic Drama

    When tasked with reimagining Charlotte Brontë's immortal "Jane Eyre," which seems to be adapted somewhere, by someone, every couple of years, some key decisions must be made. The impulse that seems to have seized director Cary Fukunaga was to emphasize the gothic horror elements of the story, while ...

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