Cary Fukunaga

‘Beasts of No Nation’ Won’t Debut in Major Theaters Due to Netflix Deal

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by Britt Hayes March 3, 2015 @ 7:56 PM
Focus Features
It was only a matter of time before we began to see the effects of Netflix’s foray into the film distribution business. We previously assumed that some major theater chains would refuse to show films which premiere simultaneously on the streaming service, but today brings confirmation of those assumptions, as some of the top theater chains have vowed not to screen Beasts of No Nation at their venues due to Netflix’s release plan.

‘It’ Director Cary Fukunaga Is Looking for the ‘Perfect’ Pennywise to Terrify You All Over Again

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by Britt Hayes March 3, 2015 @ 7:28 PM
Warner Bros.
Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Stephen King’s It is one seriously ambitious project, and given the massive size and the generation-spanning scope of the novel, it’s hardly surprising (and even something of a relief) that he’s splitting the story into two films. Fukunaga has a lot of work ahead of him, but most challenging will be the casting of Pennywise the clown, the terrifying entity made famous by Tim Curry in the ‘90s miniseries adaptation. Rest assured that Fukunaga isn’t taking that casting lightly.

Cary Fukunaga’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Acquired by Netflix

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by Britt Hayes March 2, 2015 @ 7:37 PM
Focus Features
Netflix is continuing to rack up film deals in a move that’s placing them shoulder to shoulder with other major distributors. Their latest acquisition could very well make the studio an awards contender next season, further legitimizing their film endeavors. The streaming service has just picked up Beasts of No Nation, the upcoming African drama from True Detective director Cary Fukunaga.

Cary Fukunaga’s ‘It’ Producer on the “Very Scary” Stephen King Adaptation

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by Britt Hayes January 17, 2015 @ 12:59 PM
Warner Bros.
As previously reported, Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic horror novel ‘It’ will begin shooting this summer, with Fukunaga filming the first in the planned two-part adaptation. In a new interview with Seth Grahame-Smith, the producer has confirmed that the film is moving rather swiftly into production, and tells us a little more about what we can expect from this highly-anticipated adaptation.

Cary Fukunaga’s ‘It’ Split Into Two Films, Separating the Past and Present Timelines

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by Jacob Hall December 5, 2014 @ 1:24 PM
ABC
Stephen King’s ‘It’ is a beast of a book. Over its 1,000-plus pages, the novel follows a group of close-knit friends who do battle with a malevolent, child-killing force in their youth, only to reunite decades later to finish the job. It’s a messy, ambitious and insanely (perversely, even) detailed work. It feels unadaptable. But no one tell that to ‘True Detective’ director Cary Fukunaga, whose long-gestating adaptation is finally going before cameras next summer.

'True Detective' Season 2: 'Fast & Furious' Justin Lin in Talks to Direct

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 5, 2014 @ 1:25 PM
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We still know very little of what 'True Detective' season 2 will look like when HBO premieres its newest incarnation in 2015, but with Emmy-winning season 1 director Cary Fukunaga not retuning, we may at least know ​how​ its visuals come together. 'Fast & Furious' director Justin Lin is reportedly in the running to direct episodes of 'True Detective' season 2, but who will join him?

'True Detective' Season 2: William Friedkin Replacing Cary Fukunaga as Director?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 9, 2014 @ 2:43 PM
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HBO's breakout 'True Detective' had long established that any potential season 2 would pick up with new story and a new cast, though we were still surprised to learn season 1 director Cary Fukunaga would leave the series behind as well. And while fans anxiously await casting news, 'True Detective' season 2 may pick up its next Oscar-winner in 'Exorcist' director William Friedkin.

'True Detective' Season 2: Cary Fukunaga Won't Direct, Plus Female Leads This Time?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 25, 2014 @ 11:45 AM
HBO
Even before HBO's 'True Detective' captivated audiences and inspired a wave of think pieces on everything from literary references to its take on women, the moody FBI drama had feature director Cary Fukunaga behind the camera to deliver its iconic visual flair. Now, with season 2 all-but-assured, what role will Fukunaga have with future 'True Detective,' and how might creator Nic Pizzolatto shake things up with its new leading roles?

New HBO's 'True Detective' Trailer: 28 Kills Later

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 25, 2013 @ 12:23 PM
HBO
HBO may have devoted this past Sunday to its big 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 sendoff "Farewell Daddy Blues," though upcoming 2014 miniseries 'True Detective' made a valiant attempt to steal the show with its latest full length trailer. Borrowing a page or two from '28 Days Later,' are you ready for the moodiest preview yet of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey's new series?

'True Detective' Preview: Go Behind the Scenes of HBO's Dark New Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2013 @ 12:08 PM
HBO
http://youtu.be/AeZaq0U1iXg
Among HBO's 2014 offerings, we've kept our eye most on that Cary Fukunaga-directed 'True Detective,' more for its dark and dreary drama than its all-stair pairing of Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Apart from the most recent teasers, HBO has released a new invitation to the set video that lets McConaughey and Harrelson put in their own words what will have people talking about the project.