Czech industryites say they are worried that the slowly returning tide of foreign productions could fall off again if politicos don't pony up more coin for incentives.
The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
Hoffman joins Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman and Joel Kinnaman in the film, which Summit plans to release the film sometime in 2014.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
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