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First look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit in ‘The Walk’

Forty years ago, almost to the day, Philippe Petit did the unthinkable and completed a high-wire walk between the World Trade Towers. Now arrives our first official look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit in Robert Zemeckis’ upcoming biopic┬áThe Walk, courtesy of USA Today. Petit’s incredible feat was previously brought to the screen in the Oscar-winning […]

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Man on Wire walks again!

source: ninemsn.com Legendary French tightrope-walker Philippe Petit (subject of Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire) is planning a series of high-wire walks in the U.S. The 59-year-old is set to walk amongst the clouds in midtown Manhattan as well as several other undisclosed locations to promote literacy. Umm, OK. We’re big fans of Man on Wire […]

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