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    James Mangold Down For New York Times Best Seller 'Juliet'

    What do you do when a sequel to one of the worst movies in a consistently tepid sub-genre regularly suffers from start-date delays? If you're James Mangold, you decide that helming a modern retelling of "Romeo and Juliet" is the best coping method.

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    'Wolverine' Sequel May Have To Wait Several More Months for Hugh Jackman (Maybe Summer 2012)

    Matthew Vaughn Expected To Return For Another 'X-Men: First Class Sequel'While making the rounds to promote the home video release of the surprisingly fun "X-Men: First Class" (tomorrow is "First Friday" or something, 20th Century Fox is making a huge over-done fuss out of this release in hopes to drum up some more revenue, sheesh), producer Lauren Shuler Donner -- who we're sure is a nice lady but on the special features portion of the Blu-ray disc looks like some kind of horrifying wax sculpture brought to life by dark magic to inflict deadly harm on the land of the living -- let loose some details about other projects set within the "X-Men...

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    James Mangold To Direct CBS Series 'Ralph Lamb' Written By 'Goodfellas' Scribe Nicholas Pileggi

    While James Mangold is getting ready to tell Hugh Jackman which way to point his claws in "The Wolverine," which will start shooting this fall, he's keeping at least one foot planted outside the comic franchise.

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    James Mangold To Direct 'The Wolverine'

    After a period where it looked as if Fox would take a mulligan on "The Wolverine" and bump the film to 2013 or beyond, it now looks like they've found their director. James Mangold, who has dabbled in various genres from musical biopic ("Walk The Line"), to western ("3:10 To Yuma") and horror ("Identity"), is prepared to take on his first comic book adaptation, and the announcement suggests he's the mutual pick from Fox and Hugh Jackman's camp. Mangold appears to be the top choice among an uninspired trio of potential helmers that included Antoine Fuqua and Gavin O'Connor, otherwise known as Guys You Employ When They Are Represented By The Sa...

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    Doug Liman, Mark Romanek, James Mangold & Antoine Fuqua Reportedly Top The 'Wolverine' Wishlist

    Other Directors Apparently In Contention For The Gig Include, Justin Lin, Jose Padilha, Gavin O'Connor & Gary Shore20th Century Fox has a history and it's not always a good one. While Darren Aronofsky left "The Wolverine" project under the pretenses of family obligations, it's been reported that "Black Swan" director left the project due to lack of creative control. That coupled with the fact that Matthew Vaughn seems to have been put through the ringer by the studio on "X-Men: First Class" -- he was super rushed, was forced to use five different cinematographers, had to switch assistant directors and didn't know who his crew was on certain d...

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    TV News: James Mangold & Phillip Noyce Direct Pilots; Zooey Deschanel In Talks For Fox Comedy

    Deschanel's HBO Adaptation Of The Groupie Memoir 'I'm With The Band' No Longer HappeningTwo directors who had some decently performing movies (though not outright blockbusters) last summer will be making a detour to the small screen before locking in their next feature project.

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    James Mangold To Direct Revenge Thriller 'The Gunslinger,' Shooting Starts In Spring

    James Mangold has got one of the most interesting resumés of any filmmaker currently working. Firstly, he studied under the legendary Alexander Mackendrick ("The Sweet Smell Of Success") and his filmography is a fascinating potpourri of different genres. He kicked off his career with the stirring, minor key drama "Heavy" (which still needs a decent DVD release) and from there hopped to projects with varying styles including "Girl Interrupted," "Copland," "Identity," and "Walk The Line." This past summer he made his first bonafide tentpole picture, "Knight & Day," with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, which was hampered by some questionable market...

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