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Guy Pearce Joins Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass,' Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' Adds Aubrey Plaza & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 14, 2014 12:25 PM
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We're only three actors in, and "Black Mass" is already serving up an abundance of dudes we really like. When he's not falling over backwards into Helena Bonham Carter's closet for costumes, Johnny Depp does some of his most fascinating work, while Joel Edgerton usually owns whatever he's in. And with the pair already signed up for the gangster pic "Black Mass," they're letting one more major talent into their midst.

'Runner Runner' Helmer Brad Furman Gets 'Bigger,' Kevin Reynolds Plots A 'Resurrection' & More Director News

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • October 1, 2013 11:22 AM
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The buzz surrounding “Runner Runner” may not be all that great as it gears up for its premiere this weekend, but director Brad Furman has already moved on to “bigger” things. Furman, who previously directed “The Lincoln Lawyer,” has signed on to write and direct “Bigger.” The film will tell the story of bodybuilding icon Joe Weider, the man responsible for the creation of the Mr. Olympia competition and who mentored Arnold Schwarzenegger, a seven-time Mr. Olympia champion.

Screenwriter Etan Cohen To Make Directorial Debut With 'Boy Scouts Vs. Zombies'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 7, 2012 10:19 AM
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If you visit Etan Cohen's IMDB page, it kindly reminds you that this man is not to be confused with another screenwriter, Ethan Cohen. Well good, we're glad that's cleared up, otherwise we might have been forced to come up with another lazy gag about them being different people. The page may need to be amended slightly now though, as not only is Etan Cohen a screenwriter, but he's set to become a fully fledged director too after signing on to helm "Boy Scouts vs. Zombies."

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