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Alexander the Great Poised for Big Screen Return

Producer Dino De Laurentiis tells Screen Daily that his delayed Alexander the Great biopic (yes, another one) will be reignited. "We will shoot the film in one year's time, and it will be the Alexander that everyone has been waiting...
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Review: Alexander

Oliver Stone blasts the screen with battles, blood and history, but the onslaught keeps the audience away from the story. Movie review by Brian Orndorf. Grade: D+ | Read Review...
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Alexander Gets Pushed Back

Warner Bros. has decided to push back the debut of Oliver Stone's "Alexander" from Nov. 5 to Nov. 24, Reuters reports. Warners says the move will boost Oscar consideration for "Alexander." It may also boost audience consideration since Nov. 5...
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Ancient Tease: New Alexander Trailer Arrives

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for "Alexander," Oliver Stone's upcoming historical epic. The trailer shows lots of slow-motion hero shots of Colin Farrell, which makes sense since he's playing the film's namesake ancient conqueror. Apple.com has the trailer...
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Alexander Conquers Entertainment Weekly with New Pictures

In Entertainment Weekly's April 23 edition (the one with Prince and his weird earring on the cover) you'll find eight exclusive pictures from Oliver Stone's "Alexander." The pictures don't appear to be available through Entertainment Weekly's site, but Coming Soon...
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Leonardo DiCaprio: King of the Ancient World?

Leonardo DiCaprio is negotiating to star as ancient Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great, says The Hollywood Reporter. Production on this costly historical epic is slated to begin next year with "Moulin Rouge!" director Baz Luhrman overseeing the project. A competing...
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Colin the Great: Hart's War Star Grabs Alexander Role

It appears that Colin Farrell ("Hart's War") has wrenched control of Oliver Stone's Alexander the Great biopic from Heath Ledger. Screenwriter Larry Cohen, who penned the upcoming Farrell film "Phone Booth," tells columnists Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith Stone...
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Is Alexander the Great Big Enough for Two Films?

It's only fitting that antiquity's greatest conqueror should have competing film projects. Variety reports that producer Dino De Laurentiis ("Hannibal") is developing an Alexander the Great biopic, and he's looking to reunite with director Ridley Scott and screenwriter Ted Tally...
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Usual Suspects Writer Gambles on Dead Macedonian

  © 2000 Paramount   Christopher McQuarrie may be the only person hoping for an actor's strike this summer. The Oscar-winning "Usual Suspects" writer received the go-ahead to direct an $85-million Alexander the Great biopic in December, but sometime...
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Conquer This: Alexander the Great Bio Gets Go-Ahead

One of Hollywood's Gordian knots has been sliced into wee shreds of innocuous string by writer/director Christopher McQuarrie. The Oscar-winning "Usual Suspects" writer has been keen on directing a biopic of Alexander the Great, but until recently the project was...
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