Boll Plans To Silence Critics

German director UWE BOLL is bidding to destroy his reputation as the worst director in the world, by making a blockbuster drama to stun critics. In 2006, Boll was so angered by continued critical attacks on his films he challenged his five harshest detractors to a boxing match. The matches went ahead and Boll won them all. Now he is planning to silence them with a prestige drama - starring Donald Sutherland and due for release in 2009. Boll says, "I have a movie about an old guy who fell through the social net. "I've developed it for a long time, and I have Donald Sutherland interested. I'm trying to finance it for 2009, but they (studio bosses) say, 'What happens in this big social drama? No shoot-ups?' But I want to do it."


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