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    Gary Ross Will Also Write 'East Of Eden' For Jennifer Lawrence, 'The Equalizer' Sequel Starts Moving & More

    Though she’s looking to take a short break, Jennifer Lawrence still has her planned reunion with “The Hunger Games” helmer Gary Ross to look forward to. Per THR, Ross has officially signed on to pen the screenplay to the epic two-part adaptation of John Steinbeck’s “East of Eden” in addition to sitt...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn Talks 'Barbarella' & Reveals How Alejandro Jodorowsky Convinced Him To Leave 'Logan's Run'

    Few filmmakers have quite the crowded dance card that Nicolas Winding Refn boasts. Speaking to The Playlist on the eve of the North American premiere for “Only God Forgives,” Refn seems deeply pleased by having attached himself to so many projects, each one sounding more exciting than the last (part...

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    Morgan Freeman Joins Luc Besson's 'Lucy'; Christina Hendricks Takes The 'Measure Of A Man' & More

    From a Luc Besson action flick getting a veteran to Armie Hammer getting swapped for a hot rising actor, a few casting bits and bobs to keep you ahead of the game....

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    Zac Efron Is A 'Narc,' Zach Braff Adds Kate Hudson To 'Wish I Was Here'

    Even if we wouldn't say he's quite cracked it yet, we've got a lot of respect for the way that Zac Efron is trying to establish himself as a proper grown-up adult actor. After all, the "High School Musical" series would be an albatross for many, but Efron's quietly been banging out a diverse mix of ...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn Suggests You Should Lower Your Expectations For 'The Equalizer,' Plus NSFW New 'Only God Forgives' Clip

    With "Only God Forgives" screening this morning at Cannes (read our review), it's clearly Nicolas Winding Refn day here at The Playlist. In the shadow of the success of the new film's predecessor, 2011’s “Drive,” one of the more surprising moves the director made was signing up for an adaptation of ...

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    Chloe Moretz Offered Role Of Young Prostitute In 'The Equalizer' With Denzel Washington

    Okay, we didn't see this coming. At all. At only sixteen years old, Chloe Moretz is already looking to push the envelope with the roles she'll take on, featuring in the grimy indie "Hick" (which by all accounts was pretty awful) while this fall she'll reign in terror as "Carrie." But taking the part...

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    Antoine Fuqua Sets His Sights On 'The Equalizer' With Denzel Washington

    Because he doesn't have enough projects on this plate already....wait, do we have to, really? Okay: the boxing drama "Southpaw"; a Miles Davis biopic; heist flick "Chicagoland"; "Steel Town" for Legendary; a Suge Knight documentary for Showtime (recently wrapped); the thriller "Storming Las Vegas";...

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    Revolving Door On 'The Equalizer' Continues As Rupert Wyatt Exits The Film

    ...and another one bites the dust. Granted, it all seemed pretty tentative anyway, but Sony will have to keep looking for a director to tackle their big screen take on "The Equalizer" as Rupert Wyatt has exited the picture.

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    Rupert Wyatt May Replace Nicolas Winding Refn On 'The Equalizer' With Denzel Washington

    "Jurassic Park IV" isn't the only proposed 2014 movie currently without a director. Sony's "The Equalizer" has been developing for a good while now, with Denzel Washington slated to star, but it's had a hard time keeping a director. Paul Haggis was once mooted with Ru...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn Exits 'The Equalizer' With Denzel Washington

    It looks like Nicolas Winding Refn is starting the New Year by wiping the slate clean. "Only God Forgives" is gearing up to arrive this spring, with briefest of teaser trailers landing last weekend. And though he signed up for his first Hollywood movie back in July 2012, it seems Refn has ...

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