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    RADiUS Takes Pablo Escobar Thriller 'Paradise Lost,' Starring Benicio Del Toro and Josh Hutcherson

    RADiUS-TWC has scooped up North American rights to crime drama "Paradise Lost," starring Benicio Del Toro as notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Josh Hutcherson of "Hunger Games" fame plays a young man who is pulled into the family business after marrying Escobar's niece.

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    Kronos Quartet Joins Clint Mansell To Score 'Noah' & Max Richter To Tune Up 'Paradise Lost'

    Despite the likes of Trent Reznor and Arcade Fire getting into the film scoring game, many film composers are often classically trained and more than a few have migrated from the contemporary/modern classical field. One of the most famous working in that field is Kronos Quartet and while they haven’...

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    Brady Corbet Joins Benicio Del Toro & Josh Hutcherson In Pablo Escobar Drama 'Paradise Lost'

    Given that he starred in the disastrous "Thunderbirds," it's pleasing (but perhaps not that surprising) that Brady Corbet has grown up to be one of the more uncompromising actors of his generation. There's been the occasional "Law & Order" or "24" on the CV, but for the last few years, Corbet's stuc...

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    Josh Hutcherson Joins Pablo Escobar Movie 'Paradise Lost' With Benicio Del Toro

    Is Josh Hutcherson the new Vincent Chase? The young actor, who has recently transitioned successfully to adult roles with strong showings in “The Kids Are All Right,” “The Hunger Games” and “Detention” among others, looks set to star in the upcoming Pablo Escobar ...

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    Exclusive: Jason Baldwin Of The West Memphis Three Evaluates His Public Perception In Clip From 'Paradise Lost'

    If you don't know the story of the West Memphis Three, a trio of men who were wrongly convicted of murdering three young children, back when the defendants were still teenagers, it's one of the most compelling true crime tales in recent memory. And thankfully, documentarians Joe Berlinger and Bruce ...

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    Benicio Del Toro To Play Pablo Escobar In 'Paradise Lost'

    There are few criminals that have captivated Hollywood quite like Pablo Escobar. Those "Entourage" dudes had a whole arc about making a movie about the crime lord, while folks like Oliver Stone, Antoine Fuqua, Brad Furman and Joe Carnahan have all been attached/tried to mount features over the years...

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    Spinning 'Cloud Atlas': 5 Unfilmable Novels That Became Movies & 5 More On The Way

    While it was a worldwide success, and displays some bold and ambitious storytelling that could look amazing on screen, it always seemed that there was little chance of David Mitchell's best-seller "Cloud Atlas" ever making it to screens. Indeed, Mitchell himself told the New Yorker recently, "As I w...

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    Joe Berlinger Producing a Scripted TV Series Inspired By 'Paradise Lost'

    It's been 16 years since "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills," Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's first documentary about West Memphis Three, premiered at Sundance. The film was instrumental in drawing the public's attention to the case, the murder of thr...

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    Benjamin Walker Talks 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight,' Discusses The Wushu Aspects Of The Aborted 'Paradise Lost' Adaptation

    One of the crucial aspects of this Friday's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" was seeing a fresh face in the lead role, allowing him to become the bloodsucker-loathing President. However, the anonymity of Benjamin Walker, who stars as the axe-swinging badass, isn't expected to last, with the thesp i...

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    In Memory Of 'Paradise Lost': 10 Lost Projects We'd Like To See Resurrected

    Right now, studios seem to like cancelling movies more than they like making them. After a year in which the box office took a hit, and general economic problems continued, plugs were pulled on films from "At The Mountains Of Madness" and "The Dark Tower" to "Akira" and "Arthur and Lancelot." Only l...

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