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Keanu Reeves Vehicle '47 Ronin' Won't Be Released In 47D, Will Be Released In 3D

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 9, 2010 2:50 AM
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The samurai genre (or 'chanbara' if we wanted to show off), is almost as old as cinema itself, with Japanese cinema featuring films focusing on the life of the samurai as far back as the silent era. There are a host of classics in the style, mostly thanks to the work of Akira Kurosawa, but as far as Hollywood is concerned, it doesn't count until you put a white guy in the lead.

Carl Rinsch Drops Out Of 'Logan's Run'; Directing '47 Ronin' With Keanu Reeves Instead

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  • November 14, 2010 4:54 AM
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10 Million Screenwriters On 'Logan' Project Might Not Have Helped Its ChancesWhere do you know the name Cark Erik Rinsch? He was a commercias director and Ridley Scott protege that had made such an impression on Scott with his sci-fi short "The Gift" that the director originally wanted him to helm the upcoming "Alien" prequel (20th Century Fox balked and said the only way they were financing it was if Scott himself would helm, and he caved).

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