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The Weinstein Company Planning Awards Season Push For Omar Sy?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 21, 2012 10:43 AM
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I read a number articles this morning (starting with the NY Daily News) that suggested The Weinstein Company (TWC) is planning a Stateside awards season push for Omar Sy for his performance in The Intouchables, which surprised me.
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Jamie Foxx, Chris Rock, Idris Elba Reportedly Circling Lead Role In 'Intouchables' Remake

  • By Courtney
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  • June 18, 2012 5:10 PM
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We already know that The Weinstein Company (TWC) is moving full speed ahead with a remake of the French blockbuster hit The Intouchables, with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is in early negotiations to direct the English-language remake for The Weinstein Company, and Colin Firth in early talks to star in the role played by François Cluzet.

Watch First Trailer For 'Les Seigneurs' ('The Lords') - Omar Sy's Next Film

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 2:19 PM
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First Looks At Omar Sy, Aissa Maiga In Michel Gondry's 'Mood Indigo'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 8, 2012 12:52 PM
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Production on Michel Gondry's Mood Indigo is currently in full-swing, on locaiton, in Paris; and courtesy of French zine, Le Monde (via The Playlist), here are several images from the film, which should captivate.

"The Intouchables" Opens Strong On Just 4 Screens; Expands To 50 This Weekend

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 1, 2012 9:16 PM
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Exclusive: Omar Sy Talks Race and Representation in Hit French Comedy "The Intouchables"

  • By Jasmin Tiggett
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  • May 25, 2012 8:08 AM
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We chatted briefly with actor Omar Sy about the film that has seemed to stir racial controversy as well as win international acclaim, French comedy The Intouchables.  Set for U.S. release today, May 25, the movie has already become one of the highest grossing French films of all time, but has nevertheless been criticized for its handling of its interracial leads.

Review - "The Intouchables" Is Like "Bringing Down The House" Minus The Negro Spiritual

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 24, 2012 11:04 AM
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Maybe I’m just numb after almost 12 months of coverage of this film on S&A; but I came out of my screening of it, and the most I could muster up in terms of a reaction to what I saw was just a shrug.

Omar Sy Is "Hoppin' It To Hollywood" - Signs With United Talent Agency (UTA)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 21, 2012 2:12 PM
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It was only a matter of time; I'm surprised it took this long actually.
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Michel Gondry's "The Foam of the Days" Begins Shooting Next Week (Omar Sy, Aissa Maiga Co-Star)

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 3, 2012 12:31 PM
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The Foam of the Days, Michel Gondry's adaptation of the 1947 satirical fantasy novel Mood Indigo (L’Ecume des Jours), is set to start shooting April 10 in Paris.
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Award-Winning, Box Office Record-Setting "Intouchables" Gets USA Release Date + Subtitled Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 27, 2012 9:43 AM
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On the heels of his historic César Award win for Best Actor a week ago, the film Omar Sy won the award for - the box office record-setting dramedy Intouchables - now has an official USA theatrical release date, courtesy of The Weinstein Company, who also own remake rights to the film).
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