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    Shawn Levy Didn't Want That Climatic Shot From 'Real Steel' To Be In The Trailer

    Director To Helm Comedy Pilot At ABC Starring Mandy MooreNeedless to say, if you haven't seen "Real Steel" this post contains spoilers, so if you have yet to take in Shawn Levy's robot boxing movie, you might want to move on. But then again, if you've already seen the trailer for the movie, one of t...

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    GM Looks To Back Guy Ritchie's 'Cannonball Run' Remake; Brad Pitt Wishlisted To Star

    Shawn Levy Second-In-Line To Direct, Wants Ben Stiller To StarSo, you may remember near the beginning of the year, word floated around the interwebs that Guy Ritchie was going to direct a remake of "Cannonball Run." At the time we put in some inquiries and were told by insiders at Warner Bros. that ...

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    'Real Steel' Helmer Shawn Levy To Direct Pinocchio Prequel 'The Three Misfortunes Of Geppetto'

    We're Really Excited About This! *Wooden Puppet Nose Grows To Twice Usual Length*The transformation of Shawn Levy is nearly complete. Having been a much-derided director of nakedly commercial comedies like "Night at the Museum," "Cheaper By The Dozen" and "The Pink Panther," the helmer took a left-t...

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    Hugh Jackman Trained With Sugar Ray Leonard & More You Need To Know About 'Real Steel'

    When “Real Steel” trailers first surfaced earlier in the year, it was difficult to know what to make of the robot boxing film. With Michael Bay’s triple feature letdown of the “The Transformers” trilogy and the unavoidable similarities between "Real Steel” and the kitschy Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em robots of...

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    Shawn Levy Says He's Still Trying To Crack The Script On 'Hardy Boys'

    Says 'Frankenstein' Will Chronicle Victor & Igor In Their '20s Shawn Levy's name might not pop into your head when you think of the most successful directors of recent years, but his track record speaks for itself. While even Levy admits earlier projects like “Pink Panther” and “Cheaper by the Dozen” had their faults, his back catalogue of box offices successes is almost unmatched in the current crop of directors. He's currently riding off three smash hits in a row, with the "Night At The Museum" films and last year's "Date Night." His ability to turn out enga...

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    Shawn Levy Confirms He'll Direct 'Real Steel 2,' But Will Have To Wait For Busy Hugh Jackman

    Casting Will Decide Whether The Director Shoots 'Fantastic Voyage' Or 'Frankenstein' Next SpringExclusive: Director Shawn Levy is still two weeks away from the release of his robot boxing movie, “Real Steel,” but development work has already begun on a sequel. It’s a show of faith from DreamWorks an...

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    'Romancing The Stone' Remake Headed To TV, Shawn Levy To Direct Pilot

    Just last week, the long gestating "Romancing the Stone" remake got new life when rumors kicked around that Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl were being eyed as the potential leads in the new film. Needless to say, the general reaction from everybody was a resounding thumbs down. But as it turns out...

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    The 'Fantastic Voyage' Can Wait, Shawn Levy May Take Fox’s ‘Frankenstein’ Instead

    Updated: It's official, Shawn Levy is now attached to this project.

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    Can Will Smith Keep Shawn Levy Interested In Directing 'Fantastic Voyage'?

    Levy Considering A Frankenstein Flick & 'Maleficent' In case "At The Mountains Of Madness," "The Dark Tower" and "The Lone Ranger" haven't tipped you off, these days studios are more wary than ever about the coin they spend. It's an irony considering that only tent-pole fare seems to get greenlit these days, but even then, expensive, costly gambles like "Cowboys & Aliens" are projects no movie executive can afford to make. Which brings us to "Fantastic Voyage." Produced by James Cameron, and set to be in 3D, the hot project found a number of directors circli...

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    'Win Win' Director Tom McCarthy Writing Supernatural Comedy-Drama 'Home Movies' For DreamWorks

    With this year's "Win Win," writer-director Tom McCarthy not only proved that "The Station Agent" and "The Visitor" were more than flukes, but he also made one of the best films of the admittedly lackluster year (thus far). It's already his biggest box office success to date, and the actor-turned he...

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