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Cary Fukunaga shifts from The Alienist to The Black Count

Until a couple of years ago Cary Fukunaga ’s name rang no bells for most people in the world. Now, after breaking out with 2014’s TRUE DETECTIVE, the man’s name has been attached to a litany of projects.  Not only did he helm BEASTS OF NO NATION, one of last year’s best films, but he was also originally set to direct the new IT adaptation , has been...
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Bill Skarsgard is the new Pennywise for adaptation of Stephen King's It

The ball is finally rolling down the hill of progress on New Line's adaptation of Stephen King 's IT.  After seemingly being on track for a bit with  Cary Fukunaga at the helm and Will Poulter donning the terrifying clown makeup of Pennywise, everything fell apart . Fukunaga left over those damn creative difference and Poulter was then unavailable for New...
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Cary Fukunaga may direct HBO's Stanley Kubrick scripted Napoleon miniseries

A few years ago we brought you word that Baz Luhrmann was in talks to direct an HBO miniseries based on Stanley Kubrick 's unfilmed screenplay about the life of Napoleon Bonaparte, with Steven Spielberg producing. But last week a retrospective was held for the filmmaker at De Montfort University, and according to Stanley Kubrick and Me author Filippo Ulivieri,...
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Emma Stone & Jonah Hill to star in Cary Fukunaga-directed TV series Maniac

True Detective's Cary Fukunaga has another television project in the works. The BEASTS OF NO NATION filmmaker is already planning on doing a small screen take on the Caleb Carr novel The Alienist , and now Deadline is reporting that Fukunaga will helm Maniac, a dark comedy series based on the 2014 Norwegian series. Emma Stone and Jonah Hill have been set to...
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Garrett Hedlund may star in Cary Fukunaga's TNT event series The Alienist

According to The Wrap , Garrett Hedlund (PAN, TRON: LEGACY) is currently in talks to star in TNT's The Alienist, an event series based on the Caleb Carr novel of the same name. As we learned last year , True Detective's Cary Fukunaga will helm every episode of the eight-part series, and he'll be directing from a script by DRIVE and SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN...
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Turns out that Cary Fukunaga hasn't even seen season two of True Detective

I know I'm not alone in my opinion, but I consider the first season of HBO's True Detective to be some of the most compelling television I've ever seen; everything from its acting to its score were top notch and left many of us anxiously waiting to see how writer/creator Nic Pizzolatto would follow it up. Cary Fukunaga , who directed every episode of the first season,...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Beasts of No Nation Director Cary Fukunaga!

Ever since Cary Fukunaga 's impressive debut feature film SIN NOMBRE, the filmmaker continues to build on his impressive resume. With JANE EYRE and of course, the fantastic first season of True Detective, he has become one of the most exciting names in Hollywood. In BEASTS OF NO NATION, he gives us a frighteningly brutal, and equallly compelling story of Agu (Abraham Attah), a child...
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Netflix Line-Up: Beasts of No Nation & some horror stories hit this October

October is here and that means that here are a whole mess of people out there ready to get their horror groove on, myself included! With Netflix updating their streaming catalogue on a monthly basis, we have some good and bad news regarding which films are coming and going. First up, Cary Fukunaga 's BEASTS OF NO NATION will finally hit on October 16th. The film has made some waves...
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Review: Beasts of No Nation (TIFF 2015)

PLOT: After his family is slaughtered in the chaos of a West African civil war, a young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah) falls under the sway of a mercenary leader known only as The Commandant ( Idris Elba ) and becomes a child soldier. REVIEW: By choosing Cary Fukunaga 's BEASTS OF NO NATION as the first Netflix original film, the streaming service is making a bold...
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Idris Elba arms his family in the new trailer for Beasts of No Nation

BEASTS OF NO NATION marks the latest film written and directed by Emmy Award winner Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) that stars the ever charismatic Idris Elba . Based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, NATION brings to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham...
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Cary Fukunaga reveals new details on the collapse of his It remake

Despite an intense dislike of clowns, Cary Fukunaga 's remake of IT was something I was actually quite looking forward to. His approach to what would be a two-film adaptation of the Stephen King novel sounded ambitious and unique, but alas, it was not to be as Fukunaga later departed the film citing " creative differences. " Cary Fukunaga has commented on his...
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See the different sides of Idris Elba in these Beasts of No Nation posters

BEASTS OF NO NATION is a drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. As you can see below, the film stars Idris Elba as Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war. You can check out some new posters below that show off the different sides of Elba's Commandant, as well as Abraham...
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