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    Niki Caro to Write and Direct Maria Callas Biopic

    "Callas" will focus on the legendary opera singer's tumultuous relationship with shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.

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    Women-Directed Films in 2014 Will Be Few and Far Between (Updated)

    Movie-lovers interested in films by women directors won't have much reason to go to the mutliplex this year. In 2013, only three films from female filmmakers opened in wide release. 2014 looks to be a slight improvement, but not by much.

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    Jessica Chastain to Star in The Zookeeper's Wife

    Jessica Chastain has just signed on to star in The Zookeeper's Wife, an adaptation of Diane Ackerman's novel, that will be directed by Whale Rider director Niki Caro.

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    Hey Nina Jacobson - How About Picking a Woman for Catching Fire!

    According to reports in EW, the Playlist and the Hollywood Reporter, the search for a director for Catching Fire is down to two dudes -- Bennett Miller and Francis Lawrence.  Now I think that Miller is a great director.  I loved Moneyball and Capote.  But to pick him to direct Catchin...

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    'Whale Rider' Director Niki Caro To Helm Track & Field Drama 'McFarland'

    After the poorly received Charlize Theron-starrer “North Country” and the even more poorly received/barely-distributed 2009 film “The Vintner’s Luck,” it looked like Niki Caro had used up all of the goodwill earned from her Oscar-nominated breakthrough film, “Whale Rider.” That’s saying something, t...

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    'Whale Rider' Helmer Niki Caro To Write And Direct Film About Opera Legend Maria Callas

    New Zealand helmer Niki Caro is set to tackle writing and directorial duties for "Callas," a film about the life of legendary opera star Maria Callas based on Alfonso Signorini's book "Too Proud, Too Fragile"

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