The Blind Side begins shooting in Atlanta

Principal photography has begun on Alcon Entertainment’s The Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Kathy Bates and newcomer Quinton Aaron. Filming started on April 17 on location in Atlanta, Georgia, under the direction of John Lee Hancock (The Rookie). Hancock also adapted the screenplay from the best-selling book by Michael Lewis, The Blind Side: …
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Ang Lee close to Life of Pi

Ang Lee is negotiating to direct an adaptation of Life of Pi, based on Yann Martel’s coming-of-age survival tale, according to Variety. Gil Netter is producing the project for Fox 2000 Films. The story revolves around a child who is the sole survivor of a sunken freighter and winds up sharing a lifeboat with a …
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Michael May Comes Into the Light

Fox 2000 and producer Gil Netter are teaming up with Oscar-winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin (who wrote the Oscar-winning script for Ghost) to adapt the book Into the Light. The film will be based on Robert Kurson’s upcoming book, which was based on an Esquire article, according to the Book Standard. Into the Light tells the true story of Michael May, a blind athlete who, among other accomplishments, holds the …
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