Pirate epic Captain Blood remake on the way too?

Variety reports that yet another remake is on way. Warner Bros. has hired John Brownlow (Sylvia) to script the upcoming remake of the classic pirate epic Captain Blood. Philip Noyce, who helmed Clear and Present Danger, The Saint, Patriot Games and more recently Catch a Fire, is developing the project, and may direct also. Errol …
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Tom Cruise back in the espionage game

According to Variety, Phillip Noyce is currently in negotiations to direct the spy film Edwin A. Salt, which was written by Kurt Wimmer (Street Kings, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Recruit) as a possible star vehicle for Tom Cruise. Columbia Pictures has been handling development on the project with an eye towards Cruise. Noyce has …
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USA Film Fest to Screen Catch a Fire, Queen & Little Children

This month, USA Film Festival/Dallas will present screenings of three of this year’s most critically-acclaimed films. CATCH A FIRE With special guests director Phillip Noyce (Patriot Games, The Quiet American, Rabbit-Proof Fence) and other guests of the film in attendance; a Q&A session will follow the film. Starring Tim Robbins, Derek Luke and Bonnie Henna, director Phillip Noyce brings the riveting true story …
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Amnesty International to Host Annual DC Film Fest

Amnesty International, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights organization, announced the program for its second annual international film festival in Washington, DC, September 14-16 2006. The 2006 festival will again be presented in partnership with “National Geographic Live!,” National Geographic’s program for featuring films, lectures and performances. Known for showcasing films that illuminate powerful stories …
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Catch A Fire Trailer

Shot on location in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Mozambique, the political thriller Catch A Fire is based on the real-life story of Patrick Chamusso. The film takes place in South Africa, spanning from the country’s turbulent and divided years in the 1980s to the present day. Patrick (played by Derek Luke) is an oil refinery employee and soccer player who is …
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