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Catherine Keener and Charlie Kaufman develop HBO show

Catherine Keener is set to star in a new HBO comedy series written and directed by Oscar winner Charlie Kaufman, Deadline reports. Keener previously starred in Kaufman’s directorial debut Synecdoche, New York, as well as movies he scripted, such as Being John Malkovich, and Adaptation (in which Keener had a cameo). This new series will mark their first […]

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Charlie Kaufman adapting Hunger Games-esque novel

Lionsgate, the studio that brought Young Adult novel The Hunger Games to the screen, is eyeing its next big franchise: Patrick Ness’ Chaos Walking series. But here’s the really interesting part. According to Deadline, Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind screenwriter Charlie Kaufman has been tapped to adapt it. Ness’ books concern […]

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The top 10 movie apes and monkeys

The top 10 movie apes and monkeys. By Simian Miraudo. No more monkey business. We’ve been putting off this list for a while, but it’s now time to “marmoset” the record straight. Primates have always played an important part in cinema (and not just the humans) from the “old world” to the new. To celebrate […]

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Joaquin Phoenix to star in Jonze/Kaufman collaboration

Joaquin Phoenix is attached to star in the upcoming collaboration between director Spike Jonze and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who previously delivered the masterpieces (we said it!) Being John Malkovich and Adaptation. The news comes from Twitch, who also reveal that Warner Bros will distribute the flick. In March it was announced that billionairess Megan Ellison […]

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Billionairess funds Jonze/Kaufman collaboration

Megan Ellison – twenty-five-year-old billionairess and lover of quality cinema – is on something of a roll. Not only is she funding P.T. Anderson’s Inherent Vice and The Master, but she’s also ponying up the dough for the new Spike Jonze/Charlie Kaufman collaboration. According to Deadline, Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures is in negotiations to acquire an […]

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Charlie Kaufman worked on Kung Fu Panda 2 script – fact.

Here’s a fun story. Heat Vision blog revealed last week that Charlie Kaufman – the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Synecdoche, New York – had done a polish on the screenplay for … Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom. Now, as the article reminds […]

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