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In the Works: Ang Lee and Screenwriter Peter Morgan May Collaborate on 3-D Muhammad Ali Film

Details from a buzzed-about collaboration between director Ang Lee and screenwriter Peter Morgan on a 3-D boxing film have surfaced. Morgan has reportedly started writing the film and hopes to finish this year.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • October 4, 2013 12:24 PM
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Trailer Watch: Rubber Meets the Road in Ron Howard's 'Rush,' Starring Hemsworth and Bruhl as Formula 1 Rivals

The first trailer for Ron Howard's "Rush" has landed. Penned by Peter Morgan ("The Queen"), the film stars Avenger Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl ("Inglourious Basterds") as '70s Formula 1 racing stars and rivals, Brit playboy James Hunt and and Austrian Niki Lauda.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 8, 2013 1:44 PM
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Helen Mirren Continues Her Reign in 'The Audience,' Reprises Role of Elizabeth II for the Stage

Helen Mirren will be The Queen again, but this time on stage in "The Audience," a new play by Peter Morgan focusing on Queen Elizabeth II's relationship with the 12 different prime ministers who serve during her epic reign. Mirren's top-notch career doesn't seem to be flagging a bit, with news yesterday that "Hitchcock," in which she stars as Hitch's wife and discerning collaborator Alma Reville, will be an Oscar contender.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • September 21, 2012 1:27 PM
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