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History's Roots reboot nearing green light with director Allen Hughes

Back in 1977, Alex Haley 's book ROOTS became the biggest and most talked about mini-series of all time. A little over a year ago, the news broke that cable network History planned to remake the series for a new generation. As we get closer and closer to that becoming a reality, the network has found their director. Allen Hughes , best known as a part of the Hughes Brothers, has...
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Alan Moore's From Hell is coming to FX as a new drama series

For fans of TV shows of serial killers and movies-turned-series, I've got a double whammy for ya! "From Hell", the graphic novel from Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell, is being turned into a drama series on the FX network. Don Murphy, who produced the film of the same name, is also executive producing the series. Writing this adaptation will be David Arata (CHILDREN OF...
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Review: Broken City

PLOT : When disgraced ex-cop turned private investigator Billy Taggart is hired by the mayor to find out who his wife is sleeping with, he finds himself in some dangerous territory. With a double-cross here and a twist there, he realizes there is more to this story than the politician lead him to believe. REVIEW : BROKEN CITY should have had all the right elements to make a...
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Three clips from Broken City with Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones

The upcoming crime thriller BROKEN CITY, starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones is on its way to theaters and today we have three clips to dive into.  The film comes from the Allen Hughes, the second part of the Albert and Allen Hughes filmmaking duo behind DEAD PRESIDENTS and BOOK OF ELI.  Judging from the trailer and these new clips, it seems that Hughes is...
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First trailer for Broken City starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Man, it's been raining trailers these past few days, hasn't it?  Not that I'm complaining, especially with the quality of the pics coming down the pipe.  Now, we have director Allen Hughes BROKEN CITY, starring Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, which looks to be the perfect kind of material for all involved.  Hughes has done well with the crime thriller genre (MENACE II...
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Director Allen Hughes set to remake the Korean crime pic A Bittersweet Life

Director Allen Hughes, the second half of the brotherly duo Allen and Albert Hughes (DEAD PRESIDENTS, FROM HELL) is set to tackle another solo project, this time with a remake of the Korean crime flick A BITTERSWEET LIFE.  Hughes just completed his first solo film, the Mark-Wahlberg/Russell Crowe drama BROKEN CITY, and will start production on A BITTERSWEET LIFE after a script polish...
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