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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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    Legendary Realizes A Big Budget Movie Based On 'Paradise Lost' Not A Great Idea; Pulls Plug

    The writing was on the wall for this one. Originally set to start a lengthy production in January in Australia, Alex Proyas' "Paradise Lost" was a massive endeavor, promising a 3D mo-cap take on the literary classic that would've required twenty weeks of pre-production, eight weeks...

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    Bradley Cooper Says 'Paradise Lost' Is On Track To Start Shooting In June

    Bradley Cooper seems to making all the right moves of late. He wasn't an instant A-lister; his career saw him working away on TV shows like "Alias" and "Kitchen Confidential" before a supporting performance in "Wedding Crashers" put him on track to bigger things, with the smash comedy hit "The Hango...

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    Dane DeHann & Michael Pitt Were Finalists To Play Tetsuo In 'Akira'; '300: Battle Of Artemisia' Also Under Scrutiny At WB

    It’s looking more and more dire for the creatively bankrupt producers behind Warner Bros.’ big-budget American version of “Akira.” Yesterday brought word that the studio was shutting down production offices, and now Deadline reports that this orphans two actors who were ...

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    2011: The Year The Big Projects Died & Studios Discovered (A Little) Fiscal Responsibility

    The giant financial crisis that began in 2008 is probably the single event that's had the most wide-reaching ramifications since 9/11, but, as ever, it's taken a few years for the film industry to reflect that, bar the occasional handy coincidence, like "Up in the Air." For the most part, 2011 was t...

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