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    Jim Sturgess Joins The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer's 'Cloud Atlas'

    With production set to begin in just a few short weeks, it looks like the last few pieces of casting for the ambitious adaptation of "Cloud Atlas" are falling into place as "One Day" star Jim Sturgess is the lastest actor to come aboard. USA Today confirms what we've been hearing about Sturgess' inv...

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    'Cloud Atlas' Rolls With Smaller Budget; Project Will Give Each Filmmaker Their Own Production Team

    With reports previously touting the forthcoming "Cloud Atlas" as the most expensive German production of all time -- with a budget said to be in the neighborhood of $150 million -- as the start date nears, there price tag has been lowered but don't think for a second that the project has gotten any ...

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    'Jupiter Rising': Do The Wachowskis Have A New Secret Project Moving Forward At Warner Bros?

    As this writer posited a few months ago, there's an argument to be made that the co-directing Wachowski siblings Andy and Lana lost their mojo after "The Matrix" and the spark that once made them special has faded. Their follow-up films have been lackluster: “Speed Racer,” the last two “Matrix” movi...

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    Susan Sarandon & Jim Broadbent Also In Talks For 'Cloud Atlas'

    While they transformed the landscape with the game-changing "Matrix" film, the Wachowski siblings Andy and Lana (formerly Larry) have truly failed, at least outside their hardcore constituents, to live up to their initial promise. Their follow-up films, "Speed Racer," the last two "Matrix" movies and most of the films they've produced ("Ninja Assassin," "The Invasion") during the aughts were major disappointments. Likewise, German filmmaker Tom Tykwer took the international film world by storm in 1998 with "Run Lola Run," but has failed to connect with audiences or critics with his subsequent films ("Heaven," "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer...

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    Ben Whishaw & Hugo Weaving Join Tom Hanks & Halle Berry In 'Cloud Atlas'

    Actors Will Play Multiple Roles In ProjectTo date, The Wachowskis have never quite lived up to their promise. After a strong debut with lesbian noir "Bound," they reinvented the action movie with "The Matrix," a film as seriously influential as any since "Star Wars" -- hence the slavish copycats tha...

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    Wachowski & Tom Tykwer Directed, Tom Hanks-Led 'Cloud Atlas' Starts Filming In September

    After months of speculation and rumor, some definitive word has landed about the adaptation of David Mitchell's "Cloud Atlas," and it's now officially moving ahead.

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    Update: Keanu Reeves Was Never In London; Reported 'Matrix' Sequels Not Happening

    Looks like no one will be taking the red pill again anytime soon. Over the weekend, reports surfaced that during a talk at the London International School of Performing Arts, actor Keanu Reeves revealed, among many other things, that the Wachowskis had finished a two picture treatment for more "The ...

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    Two More 'Matrix' Films Are Coming In 3D? So Says (Apparently Anyhow) Keanu Reeves

    Huh? Didn't the Wachowskis' "Matrix" trilogy end with a whimper? Ok, maybe not a commercial one ("Revolutions" grossed $427 million worldwide, which sounds great till you hear that "Reloaded" grossed a massive $742 mil worldwide), but creatively? The third film was even more confused than the second...

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    Natalie Portman Says The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer Will Direct 'Cloud Atlas' Together

    Natalie Portman Says Her Potential Role In The Film Will Be "Nothing Major"You can't help but be a little bit amused. Featured in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Natalie Portman -- in a sidebar element discussing other things than acting and "Black Swan" -- is asked about her rumored parti...

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    The Wachowskis To Write & Direct Robin Hood Tale 'Hood,' Have Approached Will Smith For Role

    The Wachowskis have no shortage of projects on the go. The adaptation of David Mitchell's "Cloud Atlas," which they are producing and possibly directing segments of, is gearing up to go in front of cameras next spring, while their highly ambitious gay romance/George W. Bush assassination/Iraq war ta...

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