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Bill Condon Rewriting Hugh Jackman's P.T. Barnum Musical, '12 Years' Writer John Ridley Takes 'Ben-Hur'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2013 4:52 PM
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The Fifth Estate Bill Condon
As the old song goes, it's nice work if you can get it, and Bill Condon must be glad his phone was ringing at all. With "The Fifth Estate" getting middling reviews, and serving as one of the worst wide release openings of the year, the writer/director has licked his wounds and already landed a new gig, albeit one where he'll working with a pen instead of a megaphone.

Hugh Jackman Joins Neill Blomkamp's Sci-Fi Comedy 'Chappie'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 29, 2013 10:13 AM
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Hugh Jackman
Grossing less than $100 million in the U.S., Neil Blomkamp's "Elysium" wasn't the tentpole success Sony or the filmmakers had hoped it would be. But grossing $250 million worldwide, the film (which cost $115 million) wasn't a total wash, and regardless, Blomkamp remains unbowed. His next picture, the sci-fi comedy "Chappie" is getting underway and it appears as if casting is almost finished.

Michael Gracey To Direct Hugh Jackman Musical 'The Greatest Showman On Earth'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 17, 2011 8:51 AM
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We just got some whiplash turning around to look in the archives, but it looks like a long-ago mooted Hugh Jackman musical -- that we figured was left buried in the sands of time -- is still very much alive.

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