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    Werner Herzog's 'Queen Of The Desert' Won't Be Ready For Telluride Or TIFF

    It seemed like a no brainer: Production had wrapped, and considering that there's a new theater in town named after the guy, Werner Herzog's "Queen Of The Desert" looked like it would sail into the Telluride Film Festival. But it looks like the movie won't make Telluride or the Toronto International...

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    The Films Of Werner Herzog: A Retrospective

    It was 2011 when we first attempted our own "Fitzcarraldo"-like endeavor in writing a comprehensive retrospective on the films of the notoriously prolific Werner Herzog. Since then, not only has he added six or so more titles to his filmography, he's been feverishly at work on the seventh—the much-a...

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    Werner Herzog Talks ‘Queen Of The Desert’ & Makes "Ominous Prediction" About Nicole Kidman’s Performance

    German filmmaker Werner Herzog is on the brain today. The 71-year-old filmmaker is about to celebrate the release of the superb Shout Factory boxset "Herzog: The Collection" and he’s got a new film waiting in the wings. Titled “Queen Of The Desert," the film features the filmmaker’s most starry cast...

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    Werner Herzog Talks His 1979 Classic ‘Nosferatu The Vampyre,’ Respect For ‘Twilight,’ & His Mad Idea For A Children’s Book

    For many reasons, Werner Herzog’s 1979 vampire tale “Nosferatu the Vampyre” is a classic effort in the prolific filmmaker’s body of work, not least of which because it features Klaus Kinski, Herzog’s legendary muse and tempestuous collaborator, at his most tranquil and genuinely creepy. “It was clea...

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    ‘Homeland’ Star Damian Lewis Joins Nicole Kidman In Werner Herzog's ‘Queen Of The Desert’

    Brit actor Damian Lewis has been in the game for a while now but it's probably fair to say that American audiences probably didn't pay much attention until he popped up as Nicholas Brody in Showtime's hit "Homeland." Now the Golden Globe and Emmy winning actor is using the bounce that that kind of h...

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    Naomi Watts Out, Nicole Kidman In For Werner Herzog’s Sweeping ‘Queen of the Desert’

    Like a mirage that seems to vanish in the arid air, Naomi Watts has departed Werner Herzog’s new film, “Queen of the Desert,” but been replaced by someone of equally impressive star magnitude in Nicole Kidman. The news comes out of the Toronto International Film Festival, which is where all news sho...

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    James Franco Could Replace Jude Law In Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen Of The Desert’

    ​​Greenlight power is everything, and it often requires a top-shelf or name-brand cast to light the fuse. Werner Herzog seemingly nailed it with the power trio of Robert Pattinson, Naomi Watts and Jude Law for his would-be next narrative feature, "Queen of the Desert" -- the true story of Gertrude B...

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    Jude Law Says New Wes Anderson Film Takes Place In Two Eras; Updates On 'Sherlock 3' & Herzog's 'Queen Of The Desert'

    Jude Law is on a bit of a hot streak right now. After his transformed turn as Keira Knightley's cuckolded husband Karenin in Joe Wright's sublime "Anna Karenina," he's now taking on the lead role as a psyschiatrist caught in a mystery in Stephen Soderbergh's "Side Effects," opening on February 8th. ...

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    Naomi Watts Says Werner Herzog's 'Queen Of The Desert' With Robert Pattinson & Jude Law On Hold

    It's coming on four years since Werner Herzog's last narrative feature – 2009's "My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done" – and it looks like we're in for an even longer wait. Initially slated to start shooting in March in Morocco with Naomi Watts, Robert Pattinson an...

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