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As if adapting a tale that relied on cumbersome 3D, a giant water tank and a computer-animated tiger as its co-star weren't daunting enough, Ang Lee cast a non-actor, Suraj Sharma, in "The Life of…
Doing justice to real-life poet and polio victim Mark O'Brien, who, confined to an iron lung, hires a sex surrogate, Lewin faced the challenge of finding "the right tone and balance between the…
Pulled into the Bond universe by Daniel Craig (who unofficially invited the respected "American Beauty" auteur to helm the 23rd franchise entry),
Christopher Nolan had long resisted the idea of featuring Selena Kyle, aka Catwoman. Eventually his brother/co-writer, Jonathan, convinced him otherwise.
There are no silver linings without dark clouds. Balancing the two proved writer-director Russell's consistent challenge in a story centered around a bipolar protagonist.
Spielberg is fascinated by Abraham Lincoln's history, but the last thing he wanted in "Lincoln" was to direct a history lesson.
Tarantino has played with fire before, but on "Django Unchained," the writer-director says, "I had the most trepidation about staging all the scenes that dealt with large casts of extras as slaves…
Though Matt Damon co-wrote "Promised Land" as a potential directorial debut, scheduling problems forced him to call in his old friend -- and "Good Will Hunting" helmer -- Gus Van Sant to take over.
To tell six interwoven stories spanning 500 years and multiple locations, the three directors ran parallel productions in different countries and together coordinated complex visual effects overseen…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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