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Paramount Bosses Adapting Narc And The Truman Show Into Tv Series

11th April 2014

Filmmaker Joe Carnahan is adapting his 2002 crime drama Narc into a new Tv series.Studio executives at Paramount Pictures have tapped Carnahan to write and direct a pilot for a small screen show based on...

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Jessica Alba To Star In Stretch

24th July 2013

Jessica Alba is to co-star in Joe Carnahan's 'Stretch'.The 'Spy Kids 4' actress will star alongside Patrick Wilson and 'Star Trek Into Darkness' hunk Chris Pine in the new action comedy about a limo driver,...

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Nemesis Film Picks Up Pace

22nd November 2012

Joe Carnahan has begun work on 'Nemesis'.The director has revealed he is in the process of adapting Mark Millar's comic book series with the help of his brother Matthew and is busy penning a ''beast''...

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Carnahan Confirms His Death Wish

1st February 2012

Charles Bronson's classic action movie Death Wish is heading back to the big screen with Joe Carnahan as director.The A-Team moviemaker has confirmed he has signed on to remake Michael Winner's cult 1974 film. In...

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Joe Carnahan: 'Hollywood Needs More Masculine Men Like Neeson'

31st January 2012

The Grey director Joe Carnahan has attributed Liam Neeson's recent career revival to the lack of real "masculine forms" in big Hollywood blockbusters.The filmmaker insists Neeson was convincing as an oil driller stranded in Alaska...

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Liam Neeson Suffered Brain Freeze And Frostbite Filming The Grey

30th January 2012

The weather conditions on the set of The Grey were so severe that Liam Neeson struggled to remember his lines and was continually fighting the onset of frostbite. According to The New York Post the...

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Neeson Used Grief Over Richardson For Emotional Scene

22nd December 2011

Moviemaker Joe Carnahan urged Liam Neeson to channel his grief over the death of his wife Natasha Richardson for an emotional scene in new movie The Grey.The film focuses on a group of plane crash...

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Director Reveals No A-team Sequel Plans

16th December 2010

Joe Carnahan says there are currently no plans for an 'A-Team' sequel. The director - who remade the classic 80s TV show for the cinema starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and Jessica Biel - would...

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Carnahan: 'We Blew It On The A-team'

15th December 2010

Director JOE CARNAHAN has conceded he "blew it" with his big screen adaptation of THE A-TEAM after the film underperformed at the box office and received scathing reviews from several critics.The moviemaker adapted the popular...

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Liam Neeson Set For The Grey?

3rd September 2010

Liam Neeson is in talks to star in survival drama 'The Grey'. The 58-year-old actor would reunite with 'The A-Team' director Joe Carnahan on the project, which tells the story of a group of pipeline...

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Improvisation Lover Sharlto Copley

29th July 2010

Sharlto Copley loved having the chance to improvise on 'The A-Team'. The South African star - who plays unpredictable helicopter pilot H. M. 'Howling Mad' Murdock in the film - reveals he was keen to...

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A-team Director Explains Mr. T's Absence

28th July 2010

THE A-TEAM director JOE CARNAHAN has dismissed rumours a feud with MR. T forced producers to scrap plans for the star's cameo appearance in the big screen remake.Two actors from the original TV series, Dirk...

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Jessica Biel Loved Manly A-team Set

28th July 2010

Jessica Biel was "one of the guys" on the set of 'The A-Team'. Despite being the only girl on set, the 28-year-old brunette beauty - who plays military hardliner Charisa Sosa in the reimagining of...

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Liam Neeson's A-team Awe

25th July 2010

Liam Neeson initially found working with Bradley Cooper "terrifying".The 58-year-old actor co-stars with 'The Hangover' hunk in 'The A-Team' and admits he struggled at first to keep up with his younger co-stars.He recalled: "We did...

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Joe Carnahan No A-team Original Fan

16th July 2010

Joe Carnahan insists not being an 'A-Team' fan has made his movie better.The 41-year-old filmmaker has helmed the recent big-screen remake of the hit 80s TV show - which follows a group of rogue military...

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Movie Reviews The A-team

11th June 2010

The A-Team doesn't get a single A from any of the leading critics. In fact, it gets an F from a lot of them. It's "an incomprehensible mess," writes Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times...

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Bradley Cooper Denies He Is Face Of The A Team

23rd May 2009

Actor Bradley Cooper has poured cold water on stories linking him with the role of Faceman in the upcoming A Team movie.It had been claimed earlier this week by film site IESB that the He's...

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Creative Crew Assembles For The A-team Movie

28th January 2009

Joe Carnahan and the Scott brothers have been signed up by Twentieth Century Fox to take iconic 80s TV series The A-Team into a blockbuster film.Smokin' Aces helmer Carnahan will direct with Ridley Scott producing...

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Now Clooney Takes A Trek

23rd October 2007

Days after Chris Pine decided not to accept director Joe Carnahan's offer toco-star with George Clooney in White Jazz but accept the role ofCaptain Kirk in the next Star Trek movie instead, Clooney has alsoquit...

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Pine To Go Where Shatner Went Before

16th October 2007

Writer-director Joe Carnahan (Smokin' Aces) has indirectly revealed that actor Chris Pine has landed the role of Captain James Kirk in the next Star Trek movie. It had been reported earlier that Pine was weighing...

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Captain Kirk Actor Confirmed

16th October 2007

Yet more casting for the new Star Trek movie has been all but confirmed today, with the boots of Captain James T Kirk almost certainly filled.After Simon Pegg was cast as Scotty last week, as...

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Farrell's Son Has Special Needs

16th October 2007

Actor Colin Farrell has talked of the difficulties of raising his son James, who has special needs.The four-year-old has a rare form of cerebral palsy called Angelman Syndrome, which can affect his motor skills and...

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Carnahan Surprised At Smokin' Aces Sequel Request

22nd May 2007

Filmmaker JOE CARNAHAN is amazed his box-office flop Smokin' Aces became so successful as a rental DVD movie bosses now want to shoot a prequel. Crime drama Smokin' Aces slipped in and out of cinemas...

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Theron To Star In L.a Confidential Sequel?

9th April 2007

CHARLIZE THERON is the frontrunner to play the lead female role in L.A CONFIDENTIAL sequel WHITE JAZZ - if director JOE CARNAHAN has his way. Carnahan wants the Oscar winner to play GLENDA BLEDSOE opposite...

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Carnahan Feared Career Was Over After Quitting Cruise Movie

5th April 2007

NARC director JOE CARNAHAN feared he would never work again after quitting TOM CRUISE action epic MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III. The filmmaker spent 15 months working on the sequel before leaving over creative differences with studio...

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Carnahan: 'My Mission Impossible Was Better'

4th April 2007

Director JOE CARNAHAN is still bitter he didn't get to finish his work on Hollywood blockbuster MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III, because he believes his version would have been far superior. The SMOKIN' ACES filmmaker spent 15...

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Witherspoon Bails On 'Bunny Lake' Remake

8th March 2007

Oscar winner REESE WITHERSPOON has abruptly dropped out of the remake of BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING, just weeks before production was set to begin. The WALK THE LINE star was set to star in the...

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La Confidential Sparks Two Sequels

1st March 2007

The creative team and original stars from cult movie LA CONFIDENTIAL are in talks to reteam for a sequel to the movie, going head-to-head with another sequel starring GEORGE CLOONEY. Director JOE CARNAHAN is also...

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Carnahan: 'Don't Compare Me To Tarantino'

7th January 2007

Director JOE CARNAHAN has slammed film critics who are obsessed with comparing new movies to the works of QUENTIN TARANTINO. Carnahan thinks the impact of Tarantino's 1994 film PULP FICTION has been overrated by movie...

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Piven Recreates Dark Druggie Days In New Movie

19th December 2006

Actor JEREMY PIVEN recreated a former cocaine hell to play a drug-abusing Las Vegas cabaret star in new movie SMOKIN' ACES. The ENTOURAGE star didn't have to look far to find inspiration for his coked-up...

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