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Exclusive: Darren Aronofsky Still Hopes To Make 'RoboCop'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • November 30, 2010 9:50 AM
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Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan," his terrific new psychological thriller set in the world of ballet starring Natalie Portman begins its run into theaters this Friday, December 3rd. It's a dazzling confluence of everything the dynamic filmmaker has created to date -- utilizing the raw Super 16mm look he employed in "The Wrestler," the supernatural elements he displayed in "The Fountain" and the immediate camera movement exerted in "Pi." Portman seems like a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination (rightfully so) and the picture already seems to be deeply impressing most critics (read our review from the Toronto Int. Film Festival).

Darren Aronofsky Signs On To Direct Half Man/Half Robot Pic 'Machine Man'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 26, 2010 10:11 AM
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Will Re-team With 'Black Swan' Scribe Mark HeymanWhile Darren Aronofsky is gearing up to direct his first major tentpole in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2" early next year, it looks like any worries that he has abandoned the world of indie film for studio blockbusters can be put to rest.

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