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    'Out of Furnace' Director Sets Record Straight About Christian Bale; Says Public Has Wrong Impression

    "Out of the Furnace," Scott Cooper's follow-up to his debut "Crazy Heart," is an intense film. The same could be said for how the general public perceives its lead Christian Bale, following the infamous audio leak of the Oscar-winner going ballistic on his "Terminator Salvation" director of photogra...

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    Scott Cooper Signs On To Direct Conman Tale 'The Man In The Rockefeller Suit'

    Yep, we're nigh on two years since Scott Cooper wowed critics and audiences with his tale of a rundown country singer in "Crazy Heart" and while he hasn't gone behind on the camera on a project since, he's determined to match people like Ridley Scott, Martin Scorsese and Brad Pitt in terms of projec...

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    Scott Cooper Takes Over Director's Chair On 'The Emperor's Children' From Noah Baumbach

    It's coming on two years since Scott Cooper's country music drama "Crazy Heart" got Jeff Bridges an Oscar and launched the director into the stratosphere. He's certainly not been lacking in projects to move to next: he was developing the western crime picture “The Hatfields and the McCoys”; was shortlisted for "Gangster Squad"; signed on to direct a remake of the Argentinian thriller "Carancho"; he's also attached to the Comanche drama "Empire Of The Summer" and this spring, he came on to re-write and direct the Black List-approved "The Low Dweller." Phew. While none of those projects seem to have achieved any forward momentum, Cooper has rep...

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    'Crazy Heart' Director Scott Cooper To Re-Write & Direct Black List Script 'The Low Dweller'

    Update: A press release from Relativity confirms the report and reveals the new title to be "Out Of The Furnace."

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    Universal Picks Up WWII Book 'Unbroken' For Francis Lawrence To Direct, Scott Cooper May Write

    Say what you will about music video director turned feature filmmaker Francis Lawrence, but when "I Am Legend" destroyed the box office, he quickly vaulted himself into the top tier of big budget filmmakers. That said, he seems to be making some considerable moves away from easily categorized tentpo...

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    Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana To Adapt 'The Color Of Lightning' For Ridley Scott

    Also Penning Comanche Drama 'Empire Of The Summer Moon' For Scott CooperLarry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, the Oscar-winning co-scribes of Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain," are set to reunite to adapt two separate period Westerns novels, both being produced under the Scott Free banner with Ridley Scott ...

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    Scott Cooper Attached To Direct Remake Of Pablo Trapero's Argentinian Thriller 'Carancho'

    Scott Cooper, director of last year's Jeff Bridges-led musical tale of redemption "Crazy Heart," is reportedly attached to direct a remake of Pablo Trapero's 2010 thriller "Carancho," which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year in the Un Certain Regard category and has been submitted...

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    Ruben Fleischer, Jose Padilha & Scott Cooper Latest Linked To 'Tales From The Gangster Squad'

    One of the most hotly sought-after directorial jobs going at the moment -- or at least the one that's leaked the widest-ranging wishlist-- is Warner Bros' period action-drama "Tales From The Gangster Squad." Based on a seven-part series of articles in the LA Times, the film's been in the works for a...

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