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Baz Luhrmann On Making ‘Australia’ Into A Series: “I Never Got To Finish It”

For a brief moment there, it felt like Baz Luhrmann held the world in his hands. Coming off the incredible success of “Moulin Rouge!,” Luhrmann seemed poised to solidify his cultural dominance with “Australia,” a sweeping historical epic with Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman at the peak of their box office star power. So when the film only grossed $49M domestic against its $130M budget, it seemed to be a film better resigned to the dust bin of blockbuster history.
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‘Elvis’ Director Baz Luhrmann Jokingly Compares Elvis Presley Musical to ‘Apocalypse Now’

Director Baz Luhrmann is taking on the iconic life of Elvis Presley in his upcoming movie that’s simply called Elvis. In his eyes, though, Lurhmann is comparing this to an iconic 1980s film. He looks at one segment of Presley’s life from the 1970s and considers it worthy of almost being called Apocalypse Now. That movie starred Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando in quite interesting roles.
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Baz Luhrmann teases Elvis as a '3-act pop-cultural opera'

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Baz Luhrmann Says Elvis Was ‘The Original Superhero’

Fans expecting Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis to be a true-to-life biopic may be disappointed. At a recent media event, the director revealed his film will definitely have elements of fantasy. “If it feels a little like a superhero film, it is,” Luhrmann declared during his appearance at the annual CinemaCon...
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