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    Robert Zemeckis In Talks To Direct Tom Hanks In 3D Toy Adaptation 'Major Matt Mason'

    HBO Adaptation Of Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods' Planned To Be Effects-Heavy Six Season SeriesThe colossal failure of motion-capture animation "Mars Needs Moms," and the subsequent cancellation by Disney on the planned performance capture remake of "Yellow Submarine," seems to have given Robert Zemeckis, something of a pioneer of the format, pause for thought. The director of mega-hits like "Back to the Future" and "Forrest Gump" hasn't made a live action picture since 2000's double bill of "What Lies Beneath" and "Cast Away," but recent months have seen him linked to any number of potential projects starring real people, rather than dead-eyed...

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    Denzel Washington To Take 'Flight' With Robert Zemeckis This Fall

    'Roger Rabbit' Sequel 'The Animated American' Remains On The BackburnerWith his planned "Yellow Submarine" film was axed by Disney earlier this year, director Robert Zemeckis has been circling a few projects, but it appears his next effort will be his first live action feature in over a decade.

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    Robert Zemeckis Eyes Former Ben Affleck Sci-Fi Project 'Replay'

    Even though his planned adaptation of The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" is now dead, director Robert Zemeckis doesn't seem to be short on options. It was just over a week ago that he was linked to the drama "Flight" with Denzel Washington loosely attached, now another project is crossing his desk.

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    Robert Zemeckis Hopes To Take 'Flight' With Film That Doesn't Require Motion Capture (We Hope)

    Denzel Washington Loosely Attached To ProjectUpdate: THR reveals that Denzel Washington is "loosely attached" to star.

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    Disney Passes On Robert Zemeckis' 'Yellow Submarine' After 'Mars Needs Moms' Tanks

    Update: Deadline reports that Disney is saying they made the decision to halt "The Yellow Submarine" before "Mars Needs Moms" opened but you can bet if the film blew open the box office, a different conversation would be happening.

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    Review: 'Mars Needs Moms' A Dead-Eyed Bore

    Robert Zemeckis has spent the past few years, since 2004's uncanny valley-crossing "The Polar Express," trying to convince the movie-going public of the validity of his brand of motion capture animation. For the most part, audiences have resisted, but he still keeps plugging away. And even a new dea...

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    Precious Childhood Memories Safe For Now: Robert Zemeckis Won't Direct 'Wizard Of Oz' Remake

    Yesterday the internet collectively groaned when reports surfaced that Robert Zemeckis, the king of dead-eye CGI, was in talks to direct a remake of "The Wizard Of Oz" for Warner Bros. based on the original script for the 1939 film. Thankfully cooler heads have prevailed and the film is still just a...

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    Robert Zemeckis Says 'Roger Rabbit' Sequel Is Coming Along, But Moving Slowly

    While talking with MTV during one of the seemingly endless press appearances for the new "Back to the Future" Blu-ray set (which is totally worth picking up, by the way), Robert Zemeckis gave a brief update on the status of the long-in-development "Roger Rabbit" sequel. When asked if the script wa...

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    Robert Zemeckis Says 'Yellow Submarine' Mo-Cap Remake Is Still A Go Film

    Director Says Picture Is "All Ahead Full," Despite Actor's Recent Thought To The ContraryIt seems there is better news for director Robert Zemeckis who's been in the press quite a bit this week because of the 25th anniversary of "Back To the Future" (which seems never ending) which is hitting Blu-Ra...

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    Is Robert Zemeckis' 'Yellow Submarine' Sunk? Actor David Tennant Says Project Has 'Gone Away'

    We're on record as being fans of Scottish actor David Tennant -- so much so that he got a brief mention in our piece on actors on the rise last week. He's best known for being the star of the BBC's "Doctor Who" (in which he was mostly terrific), but his other TV performances in "Blackpool" and "Casa...

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