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  1. Hungry for 'The Hunger Games', but Gary Ross now out for 'Catching Fire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2012 | Examiner.com

    If you contributed to the massive $302.8 million domestic gross of " The Hunger Games " thus far, you might be a little disappointed to find director Gary Ross will not direct the sequel "Catching Fire". While Ross admitted working on "The Hunger Games" "was the happiest experience of my professional life", the "Pleasantville" director says he doesn't have the time to write and prep for the movie he'd like "due to the fixed and tight production schedule."

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  2. Matt Damon to play RFK in new biopic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... political career, and ended up being assassinated in 1968. According to the report, Gary Ross ( Seabiscuit, Pleasantville ) will direct. Robert Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel has already been an inspiration for the big screen. It ...

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  3. Film Leo doesn't want you to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... of all time, 1997's Titanic. Also in the film: Tobey Maguire, before his breakout performance in 1998's Pleasantville and his stint as action hero Spider-Man. DiCaprio and Maguire both later claimed they made the film - for which they were paid ...

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  4. Hungry for 'The Hunger Games', but Gary Ross now out for 'Catching Fire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2012 | Examiner.com

    If you contributed to the massive $302.8 million domestic gross of " The Hunger Games " thus far, you might be a little disappointed to find director Gary Ross will not direct the sequel "Catching Fire". While Ross admitted working on "The Hunger Games" "was the happiest experience of my professional life", the "Pleasantville" director says he doesn't have the time to write and prep for the movie he'd like "due to the fixed and tight production schedule."

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  5. Matt Damon to play RFK in new biopic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... political career, and ended up being assassinated in 1968. According to the report, Gary Ross ( Seabiscuit, Pleasantville ) will direct. Robert Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel has already been an inspiration for the big screen. It ...

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  6. Free State of Jones Trailer: Not as Alright, Alright, Alright as HopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Film School Rejects

    ... this inspiring story got a real uninspiring coat of paint. Free State of Jones was directed by Gary Ross of Pleasantville , Seabiscuit , and The Hunger Games fame. Take that however you may, but such a great story with such a great lead may have ...

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  7. 'The Free State of Jones' movie trailer: First look at Matthew...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Times-Picayune

    ... on May 13, 2016. Written and directed by four-time Oscar nominee Gary Ross (THE HUNGER GAMES, SEABISCUIT, PLEASANTVILLE), and starring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey. FREE STATE OF JONES is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War, and tells ...

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  8. 'The Free State of Jones' Trailer Starring Matthew McConaugheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Hypebeast.com

    From Oscar nominated director and writer Gary Ross ( The Hunger Games , Pleasantville , Seabiscuit ) comes Free State of Jones , an epic action-drama film that tells the tale of defiant Southern farmer and ex-Confederate soldier Newt Knight (Matthew ...

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  9. Free State of Jones Trailer Featuring Matthew McConaugheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | ComingSoon.net

    ... the player below! Written and directed by four-time Oscar nominee Gary Ross ( The Hunger Games , Seabiscuit , Pleasantville ), Free State of Jones is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War, and tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt ...

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  10. Watch: Matthew McConaughey in First 'Free State of Jones' TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Firstshowing.net

    ... the War. Free State of Jones is both written & directed by veteran filmmaker Gary Ross , director of the films Pleasantville , Seabiscuit and The Hunger Games previously, screenwriter on Dave , Mr. Baseball and Big . STX Ent. will release Gary Ross' ...

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  11. 'Free State of Jones' Trailer Finds Matthew McConaughey Playing a Civil War RebelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Collider

    The first trailer for the Civil War drama Free State of Jones has been released online by STX Entertainment. Written and directed by The Hunger Games and Pleasantville helmer Gary Ross , the film is based on the true story of Newt Knight , a Southern farmer who led a rebellion against the Confederacy during the Civil War.

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  12. Remembering Paul Walker Role by Role on the Second Anniversary of His DeathRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | People

    From Highway to Heaven to Pleasantville to Into the Blue , relive the actor's most memorable screen moments on the second anniversary of his death Before making his screen debut that year in the horror flick Monster in the Closet , Paul Walker appeared as a mentally challenged boy in a two-episode arc on the family TV drama. The role earned Walker - who died Nov. 30 in a car crash in Santa Clarita, Calif.

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  13. Porsche says Paul Walker was responsible for his own deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    OCTOBER 19: Actor Paul Walker attends the "Pleasantville" Westwood Premiere on October 19, 1998 at the Mann National Theatre in Westwood, California. WESTWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 19: Actor Paul Walker attends the "Pleasantville" Westwood Premiere on October 19, 1998 at the Mann National Theatre in Westwood, California.

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  14. Paul Walker's Daughter, Meadow, Honors Her Father as Foundation Bestows Ocean Leadership AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | People

    ... know him best in his roles as an actor: The Fast and the Furious series, Varsity Blues , She's All That and Pleasantville , among many. We knew him as an aspiring marine biologist and a lifelong friend of the ocean," the aquarium wrote on its ...

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  15. Moving Pawn Sacrifice a dramatic grandmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... things is Maguire, the film an invigorating reminder just how terrific an actor the former Spider-Man and Pleasantville star has consistently been, even if he has not always been recognized as one. It's possible he's never been better, inhabiting ...

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  16. Supporting cast guides 'Pawn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Long before he squeezed into Spider-Man's suit and slung his way through the Big Apple, Tobey Maguire was considered one of the best young actors of his generation. His intense sensitivity in movies like "Wonder Boys," "Pleasantville" and "The Cider House Rules" landed him the role of Peter Parker and helped launch the comic-book movie craze that has yet to end.

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  17. 'Pleasant Valley'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... brings him. I'll never be able to do that, the man says. He loves art, and he wants to paint. But no one in Pleasantville has ever even had a book like that before. "You're reading?" Bud is surprised to say the least by the advance of his near age ...

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  18. Brian Helgeland to Receive Distinguished Screenwriter Honor at 22nd Annual Austin Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Sheep), John Ridley (writer 12 Years a Slave; creator American Crime), Gary Ross (writer/director Seabiscuit, Pleasantville), and Kirsten Smith (writer 10 Things I Hate About You). The full list of confirmed panelists can be found at ...

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  19. BriefsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Times Observer

    ... his "Dave" and "Big" screenplays, made his directorial debut with this comedy. The cheerful '50s TV sitcom "Pleasantville" is revived in the '90s for a loyal cable audience. One devoted fan is shy suburban teen David Wagner (Tobey Maguire), who has ...

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  20. Keeping It RealRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | Entropical Paradise

    ... Taking out the trash? Reality TV. Kardashians ? Really? Then I remembered that other movie about TV from 1998: Pleasantville . Remember before Tobey Maguire was Spider Man , and he wanted to go live inside his favorite TV program ? Who wouldn't want ...

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