Take Antonio Banderas as a desert sheikh and Freida Pinto as a harem charmer, add large doses of orientalism and vast stretches of sand, and you get $55 million worth of "Black Gold."
City Of Gold
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There is an actual book of secrets buried in "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," and it's not nearly as musty as the script.
Australian-born director Gregor Jordan has signed on to rewrite and direct the adaptation of John Christopher's "The Tripods Trilogy" for Walt Disney's Touchstone Pictures label.
Actor Clayton Moore, who galloped to fame on 1950s television as the Lone Ranger, "daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains," died Tuesday at 85 of a heart attack, hospital officials said.
Pic is a remake of Harry Alan Towers' 1977 film King Solomon's Treasure, which starred John Colicos as H. Rider Haggard's adventure hero Allan Quatermain (from the book by that name).
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