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Hugh Grant Joins All-Star Cast Of Tom Tykwer & The Wachowskis' 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 13, 2011 11:40 AM
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I'm Just A Boy/Girl/Robot, Standing In Front Of A Girl/Boy/Post-Apocalyptic Tribesman, Asking Them To Love Him/Her/ItIt might be difficult to throw a rock in a multiplex in the next few months without hitting a movie starring Matt Damon, Jude Law or Rachel Weisz (let alone Jessica Chastain, who has enough movies to play on every screen), but not every actor has the same work ethic. Some like to take their time over their films, picking only the roles that really interest them; Daniel Day-Lewis, for instance. Some stick fairly rigorously to a one-movie-a-year-policy. And some would rather do pretty much anything than make movies; in particular British star Hugh Grant, who's made no secret of his dislike for the whole actually-shooting-a-film rigmarole.

Watch: Domestic Trailer For Tom Tykwer's '3' Is A Bit Revealing

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • September 2, 2011 2:32 AM
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While "Run Lola Run" director Tom Tykwer's collaboration with the Wachowskis on "Cloud Atlas" is prepping for its forthcoming shoot, his romantic drama "3" has a trailer that's just hitting the net stateside.
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Jim Sturgess Joins The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer's 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 25, 2011 9:40 AM
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With production set to begin in just a few short weeks, it looks like the last few pieces of casting for the ambitious adaptation of "Cloud Atlas" are falling into place as "One Day" star Jim Sturgess is the lastest actor to come aboard. USA Today confirms what we've been hearing about Sturgess' involvement in the picture as they say, he "next ventures to Berlin to film the Wachowski brothers' new movie 'Cloud Atlas.'"

'Cloud Atlas' Rolls With Smaller Budget; Project Will Give Each Filmmaker Their Own Production Team

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 22, 2011 1:26 AM
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With reports previously touting the forthcoming "Cloud Atlas" as the most expensive German production of all time -- with a budget said to be in the neighborhood of $150 million -- as the start date nears, there price tag has been lowered but don't think for a second that the project has gotten any smaller in scope.

Susan Sarandon & Jim Broadbent Also In Talks For 'Cloud Atlas'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 12, 2011 2:30 AM
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While they transformed the landscape with the game-changing "Matrix" film, the Wachowski siblings Andy and Lana (formerly Larry) have truly failed, at least outside their hardcore constituents, to live up to their initial promise. Their follow-up films, "Speed Racer," the last two "Matrix" movies and most of the films they've produced ("Ninja Assassin," "The Invasion") during the aughts were major disappointments. Likewise, German filmmaker Tom Tykwer took the international film world by storm in 1998 with "Run Lola Run," but has failed to connect with audiences or critics with his subsequent films ("Heaven," "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" and "The International").

Wachowski & Tom Tykwer Directed, Tom Hanks-Led 'Cloud Atlas' Starts Filming In September

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 12, 2011 8:32 AM
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After months of speculation and rumor, some definitive word has landed about the adaptation of David Mitchell's "Cloud Atlas," and it's now officially moving ahead.

Natalie Portman Says The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer Will Direct 'Cloud Atlas' Together

  • By Edward Davis
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  • January 5, 2011 3:29 AM
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Natalie Portman Says Her Potential Role In The Film Will Be "Nothing Major"You can't help but be a little bit amused. Featured in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, Natalie Portman -- in a sidebar element discussing other things than acting and "Black Swan" -- is asked about her rumored participation in "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Superman: The Man Of Steel." She essentially denies both claiming she knows nothing of either and of course superhero devotee sites publish this news instantly.

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