• Doug Liman Circling Warner Bros' The Cannonball Run Reboot

    2 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    A reboot of the classic 1980s action-comedy The Cannonball Run is still on its way, and Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman is in early talks to direct. An update of the original movie has been long in development at Warners Bros., with several stars and filmmakers having been previously attached. However, it seems the studio is now looking at Liman as their potential helmer. The first Cannonball Run movie released in 1981 and contained a wealth of comedy and action talent from that era, including Burt Reynolds, Dean Martin, Roger Moore, and Jackie Chan. Directed by ex-stuntman Hal...
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  • Doug Liman in Early Talks to Direct ‘Cannonball Run' Revamp for Warner Bros

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Doug Liman is in early talks to direct Warner Bros.' “The Cannonball Run,” a revamp of the 1980s Comedy films directed by Hal Needham and starring Burt Reynolds, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.
    Andre Morgan is producing with Alan Gasmer, while Albert S. Ruddy and Raymond Chow will serve as executive producers. Morgan produced the first “Cannonball Run” movies.
    Released in 1981, “The Cannonball Run” chronicled an illegal cross-country race in which drivers of highly varying vehicles compete to make the trip from Connecticut to Redondo Beach, California in the...
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  • Doug Liman Circling Warner Bros' ‘Cannonball Run' Re-Ignition

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: We are hearing that Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman is in early talks to take over the directing reigns of Warner Bros .' reboot The Cannonball Run , the 1980s action comedy franchise made popular by star Burt Reynolds and director Hal Needham.
    Warner Bros. production executives Jesse Ehrman and Paul Perez are overseeing the re-imagining for the studio.
    Last year, Skyscraper filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber was in talks to direct a Cannonball Run reboot...
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