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Ang Lee Will Direct ‘Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk’

Ang Lee Will Direct ‘Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk’

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi.

The film will be produced by Lee, Ink Factory's Stephen Cornwell, Rhodri Thomas and Simon Cornwell and by Film4, who originally optioned the book. Simon Beaufoy wrote the script. TriStar has been developing the project with Film4 and Ink Factory since opening its doors at the end of last year. Tessa Ross, who oversaw Film and Drama for Film4 until recently being named to run the UK's National Theatre, was instrumental on behalf of that studio.

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Vin Diesel Wants Ang Lee to Direct ‘Kojak’

Vin Diesel Wants Ang Lee to Direct ‘Kojak’

http://movieweb.com/person/ang-lee/ http://movieweb.com/vin-diesel-is-kojak/Last year we reported that action star Vin Diesel had joined Universal Pictures upcoming adaptation of the 1970's TV series Kojak. Today, he expressed his desire to work with director Ang Lee on the project as a response to a question from a fan on his Facebook page. Here is what he said."With what director would you like to work soon?

Kojak... New York...

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Ang Lee Will Bring 3D to Boxing's Most Iconic Fights for New Movie

Ang Lee Will Bring 3D to Boxing's Most Iconic Fights for New Movie

Peter Morgan (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, The Queen) is writing the screenplay that takes a look at the sweet science through some of its biggest rivalries. While the narrative thread is unknown at this time, it will be used along with 3D depictions of these fights. It isn't known if the filmmaker plans to convert footage of these matches into 3D, or if he will simulate them through 3D models or motion-capture work.

Ang Lee is also producing alongside Focus Features CEO James Schamus, who previously co-wrote and produced several of the director's movies such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain. Universal Pictures will distribute, although no production schedule was given.

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‘Life of Pi’ 'James Cameron' and 'Richard Parker' Featurettes

‘Life of Pi’ 'James Cameron' and 'Richard Parker' Featurettes

If you want to promote a 3D movie, there is no better ambassador/spokesman than Avatar director James Cameron. It's like getting President Barack Obama to endorse a local Congressional candidate. 20th Century Fox has unleashed a new featurette for their drama Life of Pi, featuring director Ang Lee discussing the usage of 3D, with James Cameron throwing his two cents in as well. The studio has also debuted another featurette that explores the real Bengal tiger used in the movie, named Richard Parker. I'm not quite sure why a tiger needs a first and a last name, but who am I to judge. Go behind-the-scenes of this adaptation of Yann Martel's novel, due out in theaters November 21.

Life of Pi was released November 21st, 2012.

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‘Life of Pi’ 'Flying Fish' Clip with Ang Lee Introduction

‘Life of Pi’ 'Flying Fish' Clip with Ang Lee Introduction

Coming to theaters this Thanksgiving is the long-awaited adaptation of Yann Martel's best selling novel Life of Pi. The first full clip has arrived with an introduction from director Ang Lee. Watch and marvel at the mystifying flying fish.

Life of Pi was released November 21st, 2012.

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Unused ‘Hulk’ Animatronic Video

Hulk was released June 20th, 2003.

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Ang Lee's ‘Life of Pi’ Casts Its Lead

Director Ang Lee has cast the lead role for Fox 2000's bigscreen adaptation of Yann Martel's tome Life of Pi: 17-year-old newcomer Suraj Sharma, a student who lives with his mathematician parents, according to Variety.

Ang Lee will direct from a script by David Magee.

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