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Andrew Garfield, Emile Hirsch & Chris Pine Eyed To Replace Jake Gyllenhaal In Doug Liman's 'Moon'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 23, 2011 2:06 AM
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Rosario Dawson, Megan Fox, Rachel McAdams, Eva Mendes, Zoe Saldana & Olivia Wilde Sought For The Female Lead; Late Summer Start PlannedYes, it's those same familiar names all over again. This time they're coming up for a project we figured was stuck in development hell, but we're surprised and delighted to see some movement.

Doug Liman To Direct Period Pic About Morris Abraham "Two-Gun" Cohen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 21, 2011 7:56 AM
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To be certain, Doug Liman has no shortage of options for his next gig following his true-story political drama "Fair Game." He told us last fall that he was still developing his gestating “Attica” project based on the infamous prison riots that occurred in Attica, New York in 1971 and that his untitled Moon project with Jake Gyllenhaal was still alive. And let's not forget he's got "All You Need Is Kill" somewhere in the works as well. Now Liman is adding another one to his growing plate.
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Doug Liman Says He Wouldn't Have Entrusted The 'Fair Game' Valerie Plame Story With Doug Liman

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  • November 17, 2010 10:29 AM
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Self-Described "Difficult" Director Says You Probably Won't Ever See Tom Hanks In One Of His FilmsIt was arguably one of the biggest political stories/fall out scandals of the Iraq War, so it wasn't a total surprise when CIA Agent Valerie Plame Wilson's true life story was made into a motion picture. Her husband, Joseph Wilson, wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq and her life was never the same again.

Exclusive: Doug Liman Says Jake Gyllenhaal Still On 'Moon' Project; Says 'Attica' Will Take Time

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 10, 2010 7:12 AM
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Last week, we were relieved to hear that Doug Liman's long-gestating Untitled Moon project was still on track since there hadn't been a peep in what seemed like years. Liman himself recently told us and others that the film is one of two films he is currently "aggressively pursuing" (the other is "All You Need Is Kill," which no, hasn't gone out with an offer to Ryan Gosling because it's still in development).

Exclusive: Doug Liman Says Ryan Gosling Not Part Of Still-Developing 'All You Need Is Kill'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 9, 2010 10:46 AM
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Reason #7,530 why the offer story is generally lame nine out of ten times. Other than the fact that it's usually false or completely incorrect, it tends to be nothing more than a memo piece of information that leaks far too early; a twinkle in some studio head's eye and a "wouldn't it be nice?"-type thought that's not based in any kind of concrete reality — it's just an idea and when this info leaks, the talent doesn't know about it, neither does their agent and the studio hasn't even gone out with a formal offer yet. Sometimes when a formal offer does go out and when it's delivered from a reliable trade paper, the information can be a bit more substantial, but often times a wishlist or offer story is to be treated with suspicion and/or held away so as not to let the redolent turd reach your nose.

Revew: Doug Liman's 'Fair Game' Is A Fair Real-Life Thriller

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • November 4, 2010 5:53 AM
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We reviewed this film earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, but here's another take.

Doug Liman Says His 'Moon' Project Is Still Alive, *Could* Come Before 'All You Need Is Kill'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 1, 2010 5:38 AM
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Director Says He Wants To Continue Vacillating Between Tentpoles & More "Serious Films"Doug Liman's "Fair Game" starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts is about to enter theaters this weekend. Some of us liked it, others of us disliked it, but the consensus on The Playlist team seems to be that no one quite loves it. You'll get another review this week and here's our original take on the film from a review penned at Cannes earlier this year. Regardless, we're glad that films like "Fair Game" are being made instead of pictures like say, uhh, "Jumper" (a 2008 Liman sci-fi teleportation film that just doesn't work at all).

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