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Tran Ahn Hung's Aborted 'Night Dogs' With Adrien Brody Would've Had Jimi Hendrix Score; Director Plotting French Novel Adaptation Next

  • By Simon Dang
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  • January 3, 2012 1:18 PM
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While he's no Terrence Malick, Vietnamese-French director Tran Anh Hung isn't exactly rushing movies out. Since his critically acclaimed debut "The Scent Of Green Papaya" in 1993, only five films have arrived from the helmer, one of which, neo-noir "I Come With The Rain" starring Josh Hartnett, has never really seen the light of day. During that time in the limelight, though, Tran had one particular project fall apart at the seams: his adaptation of Kent Anderson's post-war drama "Night Dogs," which he recently discussed with Twitch.

Still Alive? Hayley Atwell Says She's Eyeing A Role In Jimi Hendrix Biopic With Andre 3000 To Star

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 5, 2011 2:21 AM
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There's probably no project more difficult to mount in Hollywood than a music biopic. Not only do you have to distill the life of a musician into a reasonable running time, there is also a web of music clearances, estate approval and other myriad legalities that need to be navigated before you can get a film off the ground. And no musician has faced a rockier ride to the big screen than Jimi Hendrix.

Paul Greengrass Directed Jimi Hendrix Biopic Gets Turned Down By Rocker's Estate

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 15, 2010 10:21 AM
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Anthony Mackie Was Attached To StarHe brought us on board United 93, kicked ass around the world with Jason Bourne and brought us into the heart of the Green Zone in Iraq, but a biopic of legendary axe-wielder Jimi Hendrix is not in the cards for director Paul Greengrass.

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