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Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams team for NBC drama

by on Sep.23, 2012, under Television

J.J. Abrams is teaming up with Oscar-nominated director Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) to develop a fantasy drama series for NBC about “a girl in possession of a great gift/powers — which will come into their own in seven years — and the man who is sprung from prison to protect her from those trying to hunt her down.” Cuarón will direct and co-write the script with Mark Friedman (Home of the Brave, The Forgotten), with it being produced by WBTV and Abrams’ Bad Robot.

NBC has given a pilot production commitment.

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Bullock now drawn to Gravity

by on Oct.08, 2010, under Movies

The lead actress list for Gravity is still growing. Sandra Bullock is now reportedly in negotiations, after it was reported a month ago that Natalie Portman was the likely candidate, and previous to that Angelina Jolie was expected to be the lead. Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, is about a woman trapped alone aboard a space station after an accident kills the rest of the crew.

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