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    Lisa Cholodenko To Helm Miniseries 'The Slap,' Catherine Breillat To Make English Language Debut & More

    Renny Harlin used to command big budgets and helm would-be blockbusters like “Die Hard 2” but somewhere along the way the workman-like director ended up doing low-rent WWE Films and this year’s other “Hercules” movie. Now Deadline reports Harlin’s teaming up with another star who’s lost his luster, ...

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    Renny Harlin, Sion Sono & Pen-ek Ratanaruang Line Up Directorial Projects

    There was a time, probably much shorter than we actually remember, when Renny Harlin was sort of a big deal in Hollywood. But for every "Die Hard 2" or "Deep Blue Sea," he would also drop stuff like "The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane" or "Mindhunters," and pretty soon the crap was outweighing the enjo...

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    Review: 'The Legend Of Hercules' Is Director Renny Harlin At His Dullest And Most Derivative

    Last year, a pair of movies involving the White House being taken over by terrorists was released into theaters nationwide; one was a fairly cheap B-movie while the other was a sturdier, mainstream affair. This year, we're getting two movies about Hercules, the mythological strongman who was the son...

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    Watch: Trailer For Low-Rent 'Hercules: The Legend Begins' Starring Kellan Lutz

    What do you get when you combine "300" + "Immortals" + "Gladiator" + Kellan Lutz + a very meager budget? Well, you get "Hercules: The Legend Begins," and the results aren't pretty.

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    Watch: Trailer For Renny Harlin's Found Footage Movie 'The Dyatlov Pass Incident'

    In 1959, nine Russians hikers ventured out into the Ural Mountains on a trip that should have been manageable for a group with their experience. On February 2nd, a search party found the hiker’s tents ripped open from the inside and all nine hikers dead from hypothermia.

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    Brett Ratner & The Rock Get Competition As Renny Harlin Signs To Direct Rival 'Hercules' Movie In 3D

    There was a point about two decades ago when Renny Harlin threatened to become the next James Cameron. Harlin, the most/only famous person to come out of Finland, started out on the "Nightmare On Elm Street" franchise before having back-to-back action smashes with "Die Hard 2" and "Cliffhanger." Wit...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Spike Lee Does Michael Jackson, R. Kelly Does... Himself?

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    Exclusive Video: Renny Harlin Talks '5 Days of War'

    In "Five Days Of War," director Renny Harlin shows us a very different side of himself. Most view him as a poster child for the excess of nineties-era action films, as the architect behind "Die Hard 2," "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and "Cliffhanger." But few real...

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    Renny Harlin Talks The Politics Of '5 Days Of War,' Says He Wants To Make 'Long Kiss Goodnight 2'

    It’s been quite a journey for Finnish filmmaker Renny Harlin. Once the director of “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master ” (the highest-grossing entry in the series at the time) he moved on to the back-to-back onslaught of “The Adventures Of Ford Farlaine” and “Die Hard 2: Die Harder” that ...

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