DAILY BRIEF: Sep 10, 2019


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    Paramount to Reboot John Woo ’90s Action Hit ‘Face/Off’

    Paramount is developing a reboot of John Woo’s 1997 action hit “Face/Off,” which starred John Travolta and Nicolas Cage in a cat-and-mouse thriller that sees the two actors exchange roles. Oren Uziel is attached to write the script for the reboot with Neal Moritz producing. The Wrap

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    Box Office: ‘Ne Zha’ Becomes Sixth Movie To Top $700 Million In A Single Territory

    Up until four years ago, there was just one such film, with James Cameron’s Avatar earned $760 million of its $2.789 billion global cume earned within North America in 2009 and 2010. Since then, it has happened four more times, twice in China and thrice with Walt Disney-released North American blockbusters. Forbes

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    CAA China Signs Matt William Knowles

    The former Clemson University football star began his acting career in China, after he was scouted as a model while teaching English in a relatively impoverished province in the southeastern part of the country. The Hollywood Reporter

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    Review: 'The Wild Goose Lake' Is a Scathing Indictment of Societal Ills

    The film’s masterstroke is that its fugitive antiheroes are framed by an environment that reflects their criminal lives back at them. Slant

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    ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Director Jon M. Chu is ‘Proud’ of Adele Lim for Demanding Equal Pay

    “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu praised Adele Lim over her decision to leave the planned sequel for the hit Asian-American romantic comedy over a pay disparity between her and co-writer Peter Chiarelli. The Wrap