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    Double Duty: Kenneth Branagh To Play The Villain & Direct The Untitled Jack Ryan Reboot With Chris Pine

    Well, this is an interesting development. While we have to admit, the prospect of another Jack Ryan movie initially didn't thrill us, this bit of news has certainly raised our interest, adding an interesting element to the film that will find recently signed director Kenneth Branagh doing d...

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    Kenneth Branagh Working On A '60s Belfast-Set Semi-Autobiographical Drama

    While "Thor" will move on without him, Brit multi-hyphenate Sir Kenneth Branagh (yep, he was knighted this week) has certainly been kicking around plenty of other directorial efforts, including an adaptation of Henning Mankell's "Italian Shoes" with Anthony Hopkins and D...

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    Hanging Out At Cannes, Brad Pitt Talks 'The Counselor' & Chris Pine Chats Up Brewing Jack Ryan Reboot

    “The Counselor,” the first original screenplay by Cormac McCarthy, is set to begin shooting in just a few short weeks with Ridley Scott at the helm. The film follows the titular character (Michael Fassbender) who ventures into the world of drug dealing with deadly consequences, and it fe...

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    SFIFF: Kenneth Branagh Receives Directing Award, Says 'Macbeth' May Be His Next Shakespeare Adaptation

    At the recently concluded San Francisco International Film Festival, Kenneth Branagh was awarded the annual Founder’s Directing Award. Preceding a screening of the director’s 1991 film “Dead Again,” Branagh spoke to Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of the the California Shakespeare Theater, about...

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    'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Producers Release Swedish 'Wallander' In Theaters

    Music Box Films isn't missing a trick. Having been the only distributor sharp enough to acquire the three-part edited-for-movies version of the original "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series, the distributor is now releasing in theaters the first episode of the second season of the original Swedish "...

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    San Francisco International Film Festival 55: 'Abramovic,' 'Neighboring Sounds,' and Kenneth Branagh

    Kind of a light Festival day: viewed a DVD that I loved, saw a new movie onscreen that was a first feature and reminded me why we go to film festivals, went to a cocktail party that didn’t feel like one, and attended Kenneth Branagh’s tribute for the Founder’s Directing Award. First up, the DVD: ...

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    Kenneth Branagh Gets Jack Ryan Reboot Moving Again As He Takes The Director's Chair

    Left for dead? Never count out Jack Ryan. A week after the long developing/suffering Jack Ryan reboot AKA "Moscow" lost director Jack Bender, Paramount has re-upped with a helmer who not only knows how to deliver blockbuster action on a dime, he's an Oscar nominee too.

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    Kenneth Branagh to Receive San Francisco Fest's Founder's Directing Award

    Kenneth Branagh, who was recently nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Sir Laurence Olivier in "My Week with Marilyn" and directed Marvel's "Thor," will be honored with the San Francisco International Film Festival's Founder's Directing Award...

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    'My Week With Marilyn' Star Kenneth Branagh On How to Play a Legend

    On paper, casting Kenneth Branagh as Laurence Olivier is akin to casting Kate Hudson as Goldie Hawn: It seems too obvious. As it turns out, the coup was no stunt. In "My Week With Marilyn," Branagh turned in one of his most acclaimed performances to date as his icon. It's more than an uncanny imp...

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    Lunching With Oscar’s Finest

    What a treat, and an honor, to be invited to attend the Oscar Nominees Lunch once again. This unique gathering of over 100 nominees brings together stars, directors, animators, sound men, documentarians, screenwriters, makeup artists, and other collaborators—and treats them all the same. It&r...

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