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    Discuss: Are We On The Cusp Of A Video Game Movie Revolution?

    If you’re sick of the wave of comic-book movies over the last few years, you’d better brace yourself: the video game movie is coming, and it’s coming for you. The end of last week saw the announcement that another attempt is being made to ramp up zombie game “Dead Island” as a movie: originally in t...

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    10 Indie Directors Who Might Be The Next Generation Of Blockbuster Filmmakers

    Back in March, we unveiled a list of one-time indie directors who suddenly made the jump to hyperspace with blockbuster projects, and their associated blockbuster budgets. That piece noted that this was “a trend that’s become increasingly prevalent over the last decade or so” and sketched out some o...

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    First Posters For ‘Macbeth’ Starring Michael Fassbender & Marion Cotillard

    Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and “Snowtown Murders” director Justin Kurzel making a grim and bloody adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”? Yes, please. And please file this at the top of 2015’s Most Anticipated Films list.

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    'Snowtown Murders' & 'Macbeth' Director Justin Kurzel Reteaming With Michael Fassbender For 'Assassin's Creed'

    Having already forged a cinematic partnership with Steve McQueen, has Michael Fassbender found a new filmmaker to have a bromance with? It would seem so. Having just wrapped the highly anticipated "Macbeth" with "Snowtown Murders" director Justin Kurzel, Fassy is ready to reteam with him on this fir...

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    First Look: Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard Are the Picture of Evil in 'Macbeth'

    Though we won't be seeing Australian director Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth" until 2015, a few still enticing new stills from the film starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard have landed. Check them out here.

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    Weinstein Company Nabs US and Canadian Rights for 'Macbeth,' Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard

    Michael Fassbender is hot. The Weinstein Company has picked up US and Canadian rights to Justin Kurzel's big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" from Studio Canal, which will star Fassbender and Marion Cotillard.

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    Justin Kurzel Out, Susanna White In For 'Our Kind Of Traitor'; Ewan McGregor Still Linked To Lead

    You might remember that last year, and early this year, there were all kinds of rumblings and activity around the John Le Carré adaptation of "Our Kind Of Traitor." Justin Kurzel, the Aussie director behind the unnerving "Snowtown," had signed to direct, with Ewan McGregor attached to star, while na...

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    Watch: Full Trailer For Aussie Omnibus 'The Turning' Directed By Justin Kurzel, Mia Wasikowska & More

    Over the past few years it seems that we’ve seen more and more omnibus films, from arty travelogues (“Paris, je t’aime”) to horror (“The ABCs of Death”). What sets “The Turning” apart, however, is that it’s an adaptation of the Tim Winton novel of the same name. While we’ve already seen a teaser for...

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    Natalie Portman Out, Marion Cotillard In Opposite Michael Fassbender In 'Macbeth'

    Out damned spot, out I say! A little while back, Natalie Portman signed on to play one of literature's most, uh, supportive spouses, Lady Macbeth in a new film version of Shakespeare's play "Macbeth," to be directed by Justin Kurzel, the Australian helmer who broke through with the deeply grim seria...

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