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Noah To Replicate The Bible Story

24th March 2014

Darren Aronofsky wanted to replicate the Bible's version of Noah's Ark for 'Noah', according to visual effects supervisor Ben Snow.The 45-year-old director first became interested in the story when he penned a poem based on...

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Emma Watson Says Harry Potter Was Tough For Directors

24th March 2014

Emma Watson says 'Harry Potter' was a ''huge burden'' for its directors.The actress played Hermione Granger in the wizard saga, and she admitted the filmmakers across the series - Chris Columbus, Alfonso Cuarón, Mike Newell...

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A Week In Movies: Blockbusters Premiere In L.a. And London And We Get More Detailed Trailers For Transcendence, Godzilla And Maleficent

By Rich Cline | 21st March 2014

It was another week for starry movie premieres. In Los Angeles, Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Theo James and Ashley Judd walked the red carpet for Divergent. The future dystopia thriller opens this weekend in America,...

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Russell Crowe Finally Meets Pope Francis

19th March 2014

Russell Crowe and director Darren Aronofsky were finally granted a meeting with Pope Francis on Wednesday (19Mar14) after weeks of lobbying for the Catholic leader to watch their movie Noah.The Gladiator actor and the moviemaker...

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Russell Crowe Meets Pope Francis During The General Audience

19th March 2014

Russell Crowe met Pope Francis during the General Audience at the Vatican today (19.03.14).The 'Noah' actor was joined by director Darren Aronofsky and Paramount Pictures vice chairman Rob Moore where they saw the leader of...

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Pope Francis Cancels Meeting With Noah Team

18th March 2014

Pope Francis has cancelled a meeting with the creative team behind 'Noah'.Paramount vice chair Rob Moore, director Darren Aronofsky and Hollywood star Russell Crowe were hoping to to schedule a photo-op with leader of...

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A Week In News: Sxsw In Full Swing, Fury For 'Frozen', 'Noah' And 'Mean Girls' Mania

By Lauren James | 14th March 2014

South By Southwest In Full Swing: The annual Texas celebration of music, film and art has kicked off in Austin and is proving as successful and exciting as ever. As usual, the evening's music festival...

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Darren Aronofksy's 'Noah' Banned In Uae, Qatar, Bahrain

By Michael West | 14th March 2014

Darren Aronofsky's epic Noah starring Russell Crowe has been banned in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain because it could offend Muslims. The decision comes after the movie sparked controversy amongst Christians in the...

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Why Is Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' Banned In The Middle East? [Trailer + Pictures]

By Lauren James | 13th March 2014

Darren Aronofsky's new movie, Noah, has been banned in Middle Eastern countries because of a fear of religious provocation. The Black Swan director has adapted the Christian bible tale of Noah's Ark for his new...

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'Noah': Mixed Signals In Mexico, Strong Start Predicted, Christian Rock Cut Revealed

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th March 2014

Darren Aronofsky’s Noah was never going to fly under the radar. The film, based on the intrepid Noah from Genesis, essentially flies in the face of religion, which was a sticky issue for Paramount, who...

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'Noah' Isn't Out Of The Woods: Aronofsky's Biblical Epic Still Jumping Through Hoops

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th March 2014

It’s gone through rigorous and voluminous re-editing, been criticised by religious groups and faced corporate intervention, but despite Darren Aronofsky’s Noah finally getting a finished cut in Europe and America, proceedings inside the UAE haven't...

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Emma Watson Drank Stagnant Water After Aronofsky's 'Noah' Bottle Ban

By Michael West | 17th February 2014

If having to shoot her scenes between 4am and 7am in the morning wasn't bad enough, Emma Watson has revealed how she fell ill on the set of Noah after director Darren Aronofsky banned bottled...

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Darren Aronofsky Launching Noah Art Exhibition

17th February 2014

Director Darren Aronofsky is curating a new exhibition of artworks based on the Biblical tale of Noah in celebration of his new movie.The filmmaker's epic drama Noah, starring Russell Crowe in the title role, is...

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Emma Watson Sick From Stagnant Water

16th February 2014

Emma Watson fell ill after Darren Aronofsy banned water bottles on the set of 'Noah'.The filmmaker wanted to encourage a ''pro-environment'' atmosphere during filming to echo the messages of the movie, which led to the...

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How Darren Aronofsky Won The Biblical Battle For Control With Noah

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th February 2014

Darren Aronofksy’s Noah is a film of epic proportions, telling the long tale of Noah’s fight against an almighty flood that threatens to end all of humanity and life on earth. But there was an...

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Darren Aronofsky, One, Paramount, Nil, - Director Gets The 'Noah' Cut He Wanted

By Jack de Aguilar | 13th February 2014

Darren Aronofsky came to loggerheads with Paramount over his biblical epic, Noah, starring Russell Crowe. The problem lay with the final cut, and the perennial battle between auteur and Hollywood studio reared its ugly head...

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Darren Aronofsky Casts His Former English Teacher In Movie

13th February 2014

Moviemaker Darren Aronofsky invited the English teacher who inspired him to become a writer to film a cameo role in his upcoming Biblical epic Noah.When the director/screenwriter was 13 years old, he was given an...

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Nick Nolte Added To Noah Cast

14th January 2014

Nick Nolte has been added to director Darren Aronofsky's Biblical epic Noah at the last minute.The film, which chronicles the Great Flood, is scheduled to hit cinemas in March (14), but that hasn't stopped the...

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Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah' Brings The Bible Tale To Epic Life With Russell Crowe [Trailer]

By Lauren James | 14th November 2013

Everyone knows the story of Noah, whether religious or not, virtually everyone is familiar with the man who received a warning from God that a flood was coming and built a giant ark to save...

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Religious Audiences Argue Noah Story Diverges From Bible, Even Though It Never Happened

By Jack de Aguilar | 18th October 2013

Darren Aronofsky is facing a strange few months. His film, Noah, which stars Russell Crowe and Emma Watson (that’s not the weird bit) was put in front of Christian and Jewish test audiences, only for...

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Darren Aronofsky's Noah Retelling Faces Religious Opposition

17th October 2013

Darren Aronofsky's forthcoming biblical epic Noah is facing growing opposition from devout Christians.The retelling of Noah and his ark, starring Russell Crowe and Emma Watson, fared badly with Christian and Jewish test audiences in the...

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Darren Aronofksy And Paramount Feud Over Final Cut Of $125 Million 'Noah'

By Michael West | 16th October 2013

Having final cut is important to auteurs. Most studios - and almost all of the major ones - finance movies for one thing: to make a profit. Directors understand this, though getting final cut of...

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Russell Crowe Lands Fathers And Daughters Role

15th October 2013

Russell Crowe is to star in 'Fathers and Daughters'.The 'Man of Steel' actor will portray a novellist stricken by mental illness struggling to raise his five-year-old daughter in New York, with the story also focusing...

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Sigourney Weaver And Ridley Scott To Join Forces Once Again For 'Exodus'

By Joe Wilde | 28th August 2013

Sigourney Weaver is re-teaming with the man who gave her her big break; Ridley Scott, to co-star in the director's upcoming Bible epic Exodus. The 20th Century Fox production will see Weaver star as Tuya,...

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Darren Aronofsky To Helm Red Sparrow?

15th August 2013

Darren Aronofsky is in talks to direct 'Red Sparrow'.The filmmaker is interested in helming an adaptation of Jason Matthews' espionage novel after 20th Century Fox bought the book's rights in a seven-figure deal in April.The...

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Darren Aronofsky Debuts Noah Trailer At Christian Conference

26th July 2013

Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky gave devout Christians a sneak peek of his new biblical epic Noah at a religious conference in Texas on Thursday (25Jul13).The film, which stars Russell Crowe as the ark-building flood hero, won't...

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Darren Aronofsky Turned Down Fifty Shades Of Grey

20th June 2013

Darren Aronofsky reportedly turned down 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.The Oscar-nominated 'Black Swan' director was offered the opportunity to bring E.L. James' saucy novel to life on the big screen but rejected movie studio Universal's offer,...

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Russell Crowe For Directorial Debut

19th June 2013

Russell Crowe is set to make his directorial debut.The 'Man of Steel' actor will helm his first feature film, 'The Water Diviner', and will also star in the project, according to Deadline.The film is set...

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U.s. President And Celebrities Pay Tribute To Film Critic Roger Ebert

5th April 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama joined director Darren Aronofsky, actress Marlee Matlin and comedian Steve Martin as tributes for celebrated film critic Roger Ebert flooded the Internet following his death on Thursday (04Apr13).The beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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Fascinating Fact: 3570483

22nd March 2013

Darren Aronofsky is set to interview Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood about the art of directing at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York next month (Apr13). The chat, part of a series of industry discussions...

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