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  1. Another franchise? Robert Downey Jr. to star in 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Digital Trends

    ... - is based on Hugh Lofting's beloved 1920s children's literature character. Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan ( Syriana ) is expected to direct the film from a script he penned. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Universal won the rights to ...

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  2. Robert Downey Jr. is the New Dr. DoolittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Film School Rejects

    ... Doolittle a S-a Sis being written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, Oscar-winning screenwriter of Traffic , as well as Syriana . Quite the departure. These are really the only details provided at present, with the big question being: is this the start ...

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  3. George Clooney pays surprise visit to Reading pensioner on her 87th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NME

    The 'Ocean's Eleven' actor made Pat Adams' dreams come true by turning up at her care home last weekend George Clooney surprised an 87-year-old pensioner on her birthday last weekend by visiting her at her care home in Reading. The Ocean's Eleven and Syriana actor has long been a favourite of Pat Adams, a resident at the Sunrise of Sonning care home in the Berkshire town.

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  4. Robert Downey Jr to 'talk to the animals' as Doctor DolittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    The Avengers star has been signed up to "talk to the animals" in Universal's The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. Syriana director Stephen Gaghan will lead the remake of the story of the eccentric physician who lives with a host of animals he claims to converse with.

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  5. Robert Downey Jr. to star in 'The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    ... secured by Universal after a bidding war took place between multiple studios. Set to be directed by Stephen Gaghan ( Syriana ), the project is based on a script he wrote from an earlier draft penned by Tom Shepherd. Doctor Dolittle was first seen ...

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  6. Downey Jr. Is The New "Doctor Dolittle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dark Horizons News

    ... a former physician who lives with and treats animals, claiming that he can communicate with them. Stephen Gaghan ("Syriana," "Gold") will direct from a script he wrote which itself is based on an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd. Susan Downey, Joe Roth ...

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  7. It's official: Robert Downey Jr. is your new 'Dr. Dolittle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | USA Today

    ... of Doctor Dolittle. Universal confirmed the news on Monday. The upcoming film is to be helmed by Stephen Gaghan ( Syriana ), who won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay for Traffic in 2001. Dr. John Dolittle made his debut in the 1920s series of ...

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  8. Robert Downey Jr to talk to the animals in the Voyage of Dr. DolittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Ain't It Cool News

    ... just had to go there. Now, the Oscar winning screenwriter behind TRAFFIC, Stephen Gaghan, who was also nominated for SYRIANA - which he also directed... and he just directed the great GOLD film that came out in January... well Gaghan has written a ...

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  9. Robert Downey Jr. to Star in The Voyage of Doctor DolittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | ComingSoon.net

    ... the 1920's series of children's books by Hugh Lofting, the family adventure will be directed by Stephen Gaghan ( Syriana , Gold ) from a script he wrote based on an earlier version by Tom Shepherd. The material was previously used for the expensive ...

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  10. Robert Downey Jr. to Star in 'Doctor Dolittle' Reboot; Stephen Gaghan to Write and DirectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Collider

    ... with animals. What's more surprising in THR 's report is that Stephen Gaghan , the writer and director of Syriana and Gold , is set to pen the script with an earlier draft by Tom Shepherd and helm the movie. Universal won the rights to the package ...

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  11. Universal Wins 'The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle' With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Deadline

    ... . Gaghan is new to the family film arena. He most recently directed the Matthew McConaughey-starrer Gold and helmed Syriana . He won an Oscar for scripting the Steven Soderbergh-directed Traffic . CAA repped Gaghan, Downey and Roth/Kirschenbaum; ...

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  12. Former CIA officer to discuss national security, global terrorism at BenedictineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Daily Herald

    ... author of four The New York Times bestsellers, including "See No Evil," which was the basis for the acclaimed film "Syriana" that earned George Clooney an Academy Award in 2005 for his portrayal of Baer; "The Company We Keep," which he wrote with ...

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  13. George Clooney blames South Sudan famine on nation's eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Iol.co.za

    ... a human rights activist and author. Clooney, 55, who has appeared in such films as "Ocean's Eleven" and "Syriana," has used his stardom to bring attention to humanitarian crises in South Sudan and neighboring Sudan. Last year, the Sentry, a ...

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  14. South Sudan: Actor George Clooney Blames South Sudan Famine On Nation's EliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | AllAfrica.com

    ... a human rights activist and author. Clooney, 55, who has appeared in such films as "Ocean's Eleven" and "Syriana," has used his stardom to bring attention to humanitarian crises in South Sudan and neighboring Sudan. Last year, the Sentry, a ...

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  15. The Deep State and the Dark ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Counterpunch

    There's a superb scene in the movie Syriana where CIA bureaucrats distance themselves from one of their agents, Bob, played by George Clooney, who has become a troublesome asset for the agency. Terry, the pack leader, begins to extemporize a narrative to his subordinates.

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  16. Weekend Stream: The Podcast That's Trying to Find Richard SimmonsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | The New York Observer

    ... doomed college flings (sorry "Jon" but when you told me your two favorite movies were The Fault In Our Stars and Syriana , we both knew.) We're talking full radio silence. Who does that? And why? Can't he just let someone - anyone - know that he's ...

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  17. "Game of Thrones" star Alexander Siddig joins FOX's 'Gotham'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | PanArmenian Network

    ... recently played Prince Doran Martell on HBO's hit "Game of Thrones". Meanwhile, his big screen credits include "Syriana" and "Kingdom of Heaven". Currently in late winter break, "Gotham" returns to FOX on Monday, April 24 at 8 P.M. with all new ...

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  18. Gotham Sets Alexander Siddig as Ra's Al GhulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | ComingSoon.net

    ... Nine . He currently plays Doran Martell on HBO 's Game of Thrones and has been seen on the big screen in films like Syriana and Kingdom of Heaven . Gotham closed out its winter finale earlier this year and is currently on hiatus until next month. ...

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  19. Gotham Casts Game of Thrones Alum as Ra's Al GhulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | IGN

    ... r. Julian Bashir on DS9, Siddig's other credits include Peaky Blinders, 24, DaVinci's Demons, Kingdom of Heaven, and Syriana.

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  20. George Clooney arrives ahead of Cesar Awards in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Daily Mail

    ... revealed he and and his pregnant wife Amal have agreed to self-imposed travel restrictions while she's pregnant. The Syriana star told the French publication Paris Match that he and Amal will be more cautious as they expect their first children ...

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