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    Robert Zemeckis Is Going On A 'Miraculous Journey'; D.J. Caruso Enters 'Disappointments Room'

    This morning we have news regarding two very different projects—one children’s book adaptation, the other a horror film—from a couple of certified Steven Spielberg acolytes.

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    In the Works: Robert Zemeckis to Direct 'Marwencol,' Based on Terrific 2010 Documentary (TRAILER)

    Fascinating news today from director Robert Zemeckis. He's on board to helm a new drama based on Jeff Malmberg's stunning 2010 documentary "Marwencol." The doc is centered on one Mark Hogancamp, who dealt with the trauma of being beaten up by a group of teenagers -- and his complete memory loss, as ...

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    Robert Zemeckis Set to Direct 'Marwencol' Adaptation for Universal

    Robert Zemeckis has signed on to direct a film based on the documentary "Marwencol," Variety reports. The 2010 doc, which won Best Documentary Feature when it premiered at SXSW, tells the story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who suffered severe brain damage after being beaten outside of a bar. In order to...

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    Robert Zemeckis Tapped For Narrative Retelling Of Documentary 'Marwencol'

    Last year's "Flight" proved that director Robert Zemeckis could safely transition back from his self-imposed, multi-film exercise in motion capture animation technologies and make compelling, real world, human dramas. Thankfully, this looks to continue, as Universal is lining up the filmmaker for "M...

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    Robert Zemeckis Courted For Charlie Kaufman-Penned YA Adaptation 'Chaos Walking'

    Last year Robert Zemeckis made his long overdue return to live-action filmmaking with "Flight," a drama that had something of a bumpy ride creatively, but wound up making a whole lot of money on a very small budget (especially for the director of elaborate, effects-driven rollercoasters like "Back t...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'

    Late last year, Disney released CGI animation "Wreck-It Ralph," and thanks to its wide selection of cameos from videogame legends, barely a review passed without comparison to another Disney film from the past -- 1988's "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," which included dozens of brief appearances from class...

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    Robert Zemeckis Puts The Kibosh On His 'Yellow Submarine' Remake

    With his return to live-action filmmaking a financial and critical success, it seems like Robert Zemeckis isn’t in a hurry to return to the cold and creepy embrace of mo-cap. The “Flight” director was originally set to helm a mo-cap remake of the landmark Beatles animated film &ldq...

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    Honor Roll 2012: 'Flight' Director Robert Zemeckis Embraces the Restlessness, Flaws and Limitations of His Work

    Following the computer-animated folly "Mars Needs Moms," the biggest flop in his remarkably accomplished career, Oscar-winner Robert Zemeckis is back on top a mere one year later with one of his most acclaimed films to date, "Flight."

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    Bravo Is Eying a TV Series Adaptation of Robert Zemeckis' 'Death Becomes Her'

    Robert Zemeckis' 1992 film "Death Becomes Her" is a dark comedy about two beauty-obsessed reanimated corpses who spend all their time bickering with one another, so it's not a wild addition to a network that's home to "The Real Housewives" franchise.

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    'Flight' Director Robert Zemeckis Talks Denzel Washington's Moral Ambiguity, The Future of 'Roger Rabbit 2' & More

    His storied career brimming with underdog personalities faced with extreme spectacle, director Robert Zemeckis has seemingly found his fireworks this time in the recognizable face of one man: Denzel Washington. In his just-released drama, “Flight” -- which secured a fantastic opening thi...

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