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10 Underrated Movies Recommended by Director Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright is one of the most original directors of the last two decades. His films, like Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, reimagine genre movies with a madcap sense of humor and stylish cinematography. Like pal Quentin Tarantino, Wright is also a major movie buff with eclectic taste....
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Edgar Wright Debunks Theories He’s Directing an Episode of 'Doctor Who'

Edgar Wright is the kind of filmmaker where you love watching his work no matter what he does, and some fans thought, briefly, that we could have seen him directing an episode of the long-running series Doctor Who. The director of such films as Last Night In Soho and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World took to Instagram to post two images that had people thinking of the iconic ship known as the TARDIS that the Doctor uses to travel through space and time.
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Doctor Who: Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright reacts to fan speculation about his involvement in next series

Hot Fuzz filmmaker Edgar Wright has reacted to fan speculation that he could be involved in the next series of Doctor Who. The director shared a series of clues on social media, just days after it was announced that Ncuti Gatwa will be joining Doctor Who in the future, taking over the lead role from Jodie Whittaker. On Tuesday (10 May), Wright shared a photographed of a blue door with a “wet paint” sign affixed to it, strongly resembling the door of the Tardis.Another post depicted a pattern of hexagons, resembling the Tardis’s interior. A third clue, shared yesterday...
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Edgar Wright Almost Directed An Episode Of Doctor Who, But Had A Good Reason For Passing

On the surface, it seems like a match made in heaven. You have Edgar Wright on the one hand, the English director known predominantly for his skill in crafting some of the outright funniest and cleverest comedies of the 21st century — some even with a heavy focus on sci-fi and the supernatural, mind you. And then on the other, there's the beloved and long-running "Doctor Who," the quintessential BBC series that has recruited several name-brand talent behind the scenes for decades, almost exclusively from the other side of the pond (although with one major exception).
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Blake Lively Teams With Edgar Wright, Marc Platt For Feature Directorial Debut ‘Seconds’ Based On Graphic Novel From ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Creator

Click here to read the full article. Actress Blake Lively (A Simple Favor) is mounting an adaptation of the graphic novel Seconds for Searchlight Pictures, in her feature directorial debut, Deadline can confirm. The title from Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O’Malley was published by Random House imprint Ballantine Books in 2014. It centers on Katie Clay, who receives the power to fix her past mistakes by writing them down in a notebook, eating a mushroom and falling asleep. Clay subsequently becomes too eager to fix every little aspect of her life and before long, her newfound ability begins to create ever-new...
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Blake Lively Directing Adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds, Edgar Wright Scripting

Actress Blake Lively has found the film that will mark her feature directorial debut, an adaptation of the Bryan Lee O'Malley graphic novel Seconds, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Searchlight is developing the project which has a a script by Edgar Wright, who previously adapted O'Malley for the big screen for the fan favorite Scott Pilgrim vs The World feature back in 2010. The Baby Driver and Shaun of the Dead director is also producing the film with Marc Platt. Though best known for being in front of the camera, Lively previously directed the "I Bet You Think About Me" music video for Taylor Swift.
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Blake Lively to Make Film Directorial Debut With Adaptation of ‘Seconds’ From Edgar Wright Script

Click here to read the full article. Blake Lively is making her feature directorial debut with an upcoming film adaptation of the graphic novel “Seconds” for Searchlight Pictures, Variety has confirmed. Created by Bryan Lee O’Malley and released in 2014 by Random House imprint Ballantine Books, “Seconds” follows the story of Katie Clay, the owner and head chef of the titular restaurant. One night, a mysterious spirit provides Katie with the ability to alter reality by writing something she wants to change in a notebook, eating a mushroom and falling asleep. As Katie begins abusing the power to alter her past mistakes,...
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Blake Lively Will Make Directorial Debut Adapting Graphic Novel Seconds, Edgar Wright Penning Script

Actor-turned-filmmaker Olivia Wilde ("Booksmart") currently has her intriguing second feature "Don't Worry Darling" on the way, Greta Gerwig is hard at work with bringing "Barbie" to life in all its live-action glory (sans the iconic "Barbie Girl" song, inexplicably enough), and Maggie Gyllenhaal most recently debuted "The Lost Daughter" to widespread acclaim. Not to get left out of the sudden arms race of charismatic white actors making their pivot to the director's chair, Blake Lively has just stepped up as the latest to join in on this recent (but not unwelcome!) trend — and she's not the only main draw, either.
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Edgar Wright Wanted Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World To Be Gene Kelly Meets John Woo

Edgar Wright obviously drew inspiration from a bunch of disparate sources for "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," the 2010 film in which Michael Cera faces off with superhero stars like Chris Evans and Brandon Routh — and wins. Wright is, as dubbed by Time, something of a "cinematic DJ," known for sampling a number of genres to build his surreal, cinematic worlds. And true to form, "Scott Pilgrim" is a perfect storm of homages, winks, and nods to a treasure trove of well-known film.
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