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    Watch: Jonas Åkerlund-Directed Video For Coldplay's "Magic" Starring Zhang Ziyi

    Coldplay has a new album coming out on May 19th called Ghost Stories, and undoubtedly it will be viewed as the Chris Martin/Gwyneth Paltrow breakup album that everyone will be listening all summer because that's what happens when the band releases an album. And to get the promo train started properl...

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    SPWA Grabs Rights to SXSW Crime Comedy 'Small Apartments' With Rebel Wilson

    Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired rights for North America and most international territories to the Jonas Åkerlund-directed “Small Apartments,” which happens to feature an appearance by newly popular funnygirl Rebel Wilson (“Pitch Perfect,” “Bride...

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    SXSW '12 Review: 'Small Apartments' Is An Awkward, Entirely Unsatisfying Mixture Of Sweetness And Filth

    Swedish filmmaker Jonas Åkerlund used to be the kind of director whose every move was worth following. He started out building buzz for his career by making controversial music videos, helming the sensational, barely-seen "Smack My Bitch Up" clip for Prodigy and, way more successfully, the "Ray of L...

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    Jonas Åkerlund To Direct Matt Lucas In Comedy 'Small Apartments'

    Despite directing two trainwrecks -- the dreadful drug drama "Spun" and the ridiculous serial killer tale "The Horsemen" -- some still believe Jonas Åkerlund has the potential to helm a feature film worth watching.

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    Jonas Åkerlund To Direct Britney Spears' Upcoming "Hold It Against Me" Music Video

    The filmmaking career of Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund is a curious one that can either be seen as a missed opportunity, a promise unfulfilled, or an overestimation of talent. In the mid to late '90s, Åkerlund seemed poised to follow in the footsteps of fellow music directing giants-turned-feature...

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