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    Ridley Scott To Direct ‘The Martian’ With Matt Damon In The Lead

    Looks like those early reports panned out. In April of this year, Drew Goddard vacated the director’s chair of 20th Century Fox's "The Martian,” but reports surfaced that the studio wanted Matt Damon to play the lead. Well, that turns out to be correct. Damon will star in “The Martian” for Fox and G...

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    Aliens In Egypt: Ridley Scott To Produce And Direct Bonkers-Sounding ‘Pharaoh’ For HBO

    Fresh off delving into Biblical Egypt with the upcoming Christian Bale epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings," it seems Ridley Scott isn’t satisfied with leaving the location quite yet. The history of ancient Egypt is rife with mythology, mystery, and ingenious methods, but forget day-laborers, slipways, and...

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    James Cameron Wanted To Make 'Aliens 5' With Ridley Scott, Says 'Prometheus' "Didn't Add Up Logically"

    You probably remember that at one point in the early aughts, Ridley Scott wanted to return to the 'Alien' franchise. This is years before “Prometheus” took shape and this version would have essentially been a more traditional “Aliens 5” with Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, and the alien battle taking pl...

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    Tom Hardy To Star In BBC Drama Series 'Taboo,' Produced By Ridley Scott, Penned By Steven Knight

    With "Locke" coming to theatres later this month, and with a role booked for the second season of "Peaky Blinders," it looks Tom Hardy and writer/director Steven Knight are getting along smashingly. And they are now set to expand their working relationship.

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    Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott Team Up for New Historical Thriller BBC Series

    Tom Hardy is set to star in a new BBC series, "Taboo," with the prolific Ridley Scott as executive producer.

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    Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' Gets Title Change, Will Produce 'A Better Place' From 'Out Of The Furnace' Writer

    Given the recent news that Ridley Scott's next movie (unless he squeezes in something else, which we doubt) is basically "Prometheus 2," which is set to to arrive in 2016, it's easy to forget that the busy filmmaker has one coming this year. And it's a different flavor than than sci-fi sequel, or la...

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    The 25 Greatest Movies Never Made

    The grass is always greener on the other side. We always covet what we can never attain. Last week, Sony Pictures Classics' must-see documentary “Jodorowsky's Dune” opened in limited release; director Frank Pavich's funny, affectionate tale of Alejandro Jodorowsky's doomed attempt at adapting Frank ...

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    Ridley Scott’s 2016 Mystery Project Is Revealed As ‘Prometheus 2’

    Well, that didn’t last too long. 20th Century Fox announced a rash of future dates last year going as far as 2018. The big eye-grabber was a trio of super hero films, “The Wolverine 2,” a sequel to “The Fantastic Four” that hasn’t even begun shooting yet and an Untitled Marvel Mystery movie for summ...

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    Ridley Scott Says He Prefers Director's Cut Of 'The Counselor,' Mocks Fox Studio's Prudishness

    When "The Counselor" was released last fall, it was an intriguing conundrum: how had Ridley Scott, the one-time bad boy auteur behind "Blade Runner" and "Alien," taken the first original screenplay by legendary American author Cormac McCarthy (of "No Country for Old Men" and "The Road" fame), and tu...

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    Microsoft Squashes Rumors Of Ridley Scott-Produced 'Halo' Movie

    In addition to the ever-growing list of projects he’s eyeing to direct, Ridley Scott has also accrued other projects he intends to only produce, a large list in its own right. And while it’s not surprising that Monday morning brought news of yet another Scott-produced film, what did set tongues wagg...

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