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David Yates' 'Tarzan' Back On, Christoph Waltz To Play Villain, Emma Stone & Margot Robbie Eyed For Jane

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 26, 2013 2:44 PM
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Well, we'll say this about Christoph Waltz—he's got playing a villain down cold. Taking home an Oscar for playing the baddie in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" (and another one for doing a variation of that role in "Django Unchained"), Hollywood has boxed him in as the antagonist in both "The Green Hornet" and "The Three Musketeers." And once again, he'll be twirling the metaphorical mustache in a big league studio movie.

Watch: Christoph Waltz Takes A Walk Through The Future In First Clip From Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 2, 2013 12:23 PM
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While the Venice, Telluride and TIFF overlap this year seems to be pretty severe, this is one very high-profile movie that is only stopping at the Lido without plans to come stateside just yet—Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem." The director's latest premiered this morning, and while the rest of us will have to wait for the movie to make its journey stateside, an intriguing taste has arrived.

Venice Review: Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem’ Starring Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon & Tilda Swinton

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 2, 2013 6:45 AM
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It’s been a rough couple of decades to be a Terry Gilliam fan. Not just because he hasn't been as prolific as you’d like him to be, with several false starts or projects that never made it to a greenlight—most famously “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” which actually made it to production before falling apart. Because the films we have seen, at least since the start of the 21st century, have felt compromised (“The Brothers Grimm”), muddled (“The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus”) or borderline-unwatchable (“ Tideland”).

Charlie Hunnam In, Shia LaBeouf Out For John Hillcoat's 'Triple Nine'; Cate Blanchett & Christoph Waltz Lining Up Roles

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 18, 2013 9:17 PM
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The bad news? Well, when we last spoke to John Hillcoat, he said he was aiming to shoot his cop flick "Triple Nine" this spring. That didn't happen. The good news? It looks like it's coming together and putting together a pretty sweet cast to go along with it.

First Official Images Arrive For Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem' Starring Christoph Waltz

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 18, 2013 3:06 PM
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With considerable hubbub raised for Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem" in recent weeks thanks to some substantial footage leaking online, and word from the director himself that his film would be appearing in competition at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, the buzz continues to grow.

Watch: 3-Minute Trailer & More Footage From Terry Gilliam's 'The Zero Theorem'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 23, 2013 5:49 PM
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Well, watch this while you can because it will probably be yanked off the Internet in short order. But for the past few weeks, some footage of Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem" -- including a rather spoiler heavy reel featuring 12 minutes of material -- have been kicking around some parts of the interwebs, but over the weekend they made their way to some forums and YouTube, and thus here we are.

Christoph Waltz Will Solve 'True Crimes,' As Roman Polanski Eyes Directing

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 7, 2013 5:33 PM
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With two Oscars holding down his mantle, it seems that Christoph Waltz is in the position of being able to do whatever the fuck he wants. And lately that means jumping to some interesting projects including Tim Burton's drama "Big Eyes," the Stephen Gaghan project "Candy Store," and he's already wrapped Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem." And next? How about a procedural?

Christoph Waltz Going To Stephen Gaghan's 'Candy Store' With Jason Clarke, Robert De Niro & Omar Sy

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 14, 2013 6:21 PM
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But there's always room for one more, and in this case, it's a project that Waltz has been linked to for the best part of a year; a press release, via Deadline and others report that the Austrian actor has signed on to "Syriana" director Stephen Gaghan's "Candy Store." Waltz was first mentioned for the project back in August '12, when Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Bradley Cooper were all said to be on the project's hitlist.

Nicole Kidman, Lynne Ramsay, Ang Lee, Christoph Waltz & More Join Steven Spielberg's Cannes Jury

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 24, 2013 7:48 AM
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In past years, the jury for the main slate at the Cannes Film Festival has tended to mix in a few bigger names -- Alexander Payne, Tim Burton, Robert De Niro, Jude Law -- with smaller filmmakers, producers and more. But it looks like the 2013 jury is going to be the starriest in years, and you might be forgiven for thinking you bumped into a table at the Oscars.

Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Reynolds Out, Amy Adams & Christoph Waltz In For 'Big Eyes,' Tim Burton To Direct

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2013 8:28 PM
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So, where do we start with "Big Eyes"? Well, let's go with a brief history lesson. Developing for at least six years if not longer, the project comes from Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski ("Ed Wood," "The People Vs. Larry Flynt," "Man On The Moon") and with two big lead roles, over the years Thomas Haden Church and Kate Hudson became attached, and in 2012 Ryan Reynolds and Reese Witherspoon were linked, with Tim Burton slated to produce the effort that would serve as the screenwriters' directorial debut. But it looks Burton is going to take it all for himself with a pretty killer leading duo.

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