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Remake of The Killer

John Woo is remaking The Killer for streaming service PeacockLong in development, it has been through different versions across the years, most recently with Woo himself back to direct and Lupita Nyong'o starring. That iteration isn't happening, but the reboot itself is still alive, with Woo attached, taking aim at streaming service Peacock.Woo's movie – which starred Chow Yun-Fat as a Hong Kong hitman who accidentally blinds an innocent woman (played by singer-actress Sally Yeh) during a hit – was the director's bullet-flinging calling card for his later Hollywood career and became hugely influential.While we're still not really convinced the...

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Can you guess the Opening Film for this year's Cannes Film Festival?

Originally slated for Sundance, Z (previously called Final Cut) directed by Michel Hazanavicius (director of the Oscar winner The Artist). The French remake of One Cut of The Dead  will now get it's World Premiere in the Out of Competition section of the prestigious festival.

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