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    Brit Marling & More Join Danny Boyle's Cop Show 'Babylon,' FX Picks Up WWII Miniseries He'll Produce

    As Danny Boyle now makes his way to television, helming the cop show "Babylon" for Channel 4 in the U.K., it's not a surprise that some very strong talent is following him to the small screen. No matter what the format, Boyle is one whom people are eager to work with.

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    FX Greenlights WWII Miniseries 'Telemark,' From Danny Boyle and His 'Slumdog Millionaire' Team

    In August, the UK's Channel 4 announced that Danny Boyle would be directing the pilot for "Babylon," a comedy drama "set in the world of modern policing" and written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, of "Peep Show" and "Four Lions." And this afternoon, FX announced that Boyle and his "Slumdog Million...

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    Danny Boyle To Direct Feature Adaptation Of Heist Documentary 'Smash And Grab'

    To call this year's "Trance" a heist flick would be a bit misleading. Yes, it centers around a major theft, but that twisty genre effort from Danny Boyle was more of a psychosexual mindbender, and regardless, audiences barely showed up with the movie taking in a rather meagre $22 million worldwide (...

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    Danny Boyle to Direct Pilot of Brit Police Series 'Babylon'

    Danny Boyle is set to direct the pilot for a new comedy-drama, "Babylon," which will air next year on the UK's Channel 4. Written by BAFTA winners Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong ("Four Lions"), the would-be series takes place in the world of modern-day policing.

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    Danny Boyle Will Direct the Pilot for UK Police Drama 'Babylon,' From the Writers of 'Four Lions'

    Danny Boyle is headed to the small screen. The "127 Hours" filmmaker is set to direct the pilot for "Babylon," a comedy drama commissioned by the U.K.'s Channel 4.

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    Danny Boyle To Direct TV Police Drama From 'Peep Show' Writers

    Though he got his start on the small screen, aside from a one-off 2001 project "Strumpet" and of course, the London Olympics, director Danny Boyle has mostly stay planted in the feature film world. But with "Trance" earning the least amount of money in theaters since his breakout film "Shallow Grave...

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    8 Established Filmmakers Who Reinvented Themselves With Risky Low-Budget Efforts

    This Friday will see the VOD release of Paul Schrader's much talked about "The Canyons," a film both inspired by and conceived for the post-theatrical era (though it will receive a limited theatrical run starting out in NYC and Toronto). The film, which revolves around a toxic producer (adult star J...

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    What to Buy/Rent on Blu-ray This Week: 'Trance,' 'Ginger & Rosa,' 'Kiss of the Damned' and More

    VOD is all the rage right now, and for good reason (check out our July VOD list). But while it's gratifying to know that you can watch pretty much anything with the simple click of a button, there's something comforting about tearing into a DVD/Blu-ray case and popping the disc into your player. Tha...

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    Ewan McGregor Says He's "Totally Up For" Reuniting With Danny Boyle For 'Trainspotting' Sequel

    The history of decades-later sequels is a rocky one, as we've documented in the past. But that doesn't stop people from trying, and some prospects are more enticing than others. Take the idea of a "Trainspotting" sequel, which has kicked around for a while, but finally seemed to solidify earlier thi...

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    Danny Boyle Claims “The Pixarification Of Movies” Is Wiping Out Adult Storytelling in Cinema

    You can almost feel the 180-degree turn in Danny Boyle's latest thriller "Trance" -- away from the good-natured optimism of the Olympic opening ceremonies that took up his past few years, and into a much darker, naughtier corner. It's a refreshing turn from the director -- even while the film doesn'...

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