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  1. Baltasar Kormakur Promotes 'Everest' in Beijing

    12:21 am 10/30/2015

    "It's your mountain — at least half of it," said the director at a preview screening in China, where the Universal mountaineering epic opens Nov. 3. Read more

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  2. U.K. Box Office: 'Everest' Enjoys Second Week at Summit

    1:32 am 9/29/2015

    A non-moving top three saw Working Title celebrate a 1-2 positioning for 'Everest' and 'Legend' for a second time. Read more

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  3. 'Trapped': TIFF Review

    12:42 pm 9/18/2015

    Everest director Baltasar Kormakur moves into small-screen Nordic Noir territory with this deep-frozen murder mystery set in a snowbound coastal town.Read more

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  4. Venice: 'Everest' Stars, Director Talk Isolation, Responsibility of Filming Real-Life Mountain Saga

    5:27 am 9/2/2015

    “There’s a difference between pain and injury,” director Baltasar Kormakur said at a press conference ahead of the movie's world premiere.Read more

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  5. 'Everest' Director Talks "Losing Your Shit" While Shooting at the Highest Place on Earth

    2:14 am 9/2/2015

    Baltasar Kormakur hauled his A-list cast and crew up Mount Everest for "authenticity" purposes when making the disaster epic, which opens the Venice Film Festival today.Read more

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  6. Toronto: NBC's 'Heroes Reborn,' Hulu's 'Casual' Comedy to Get World Premieres

    9:56 am 8/13/2015

    Netflix's Keith Richards doc and Baltasar Kormakur's 'Trapped' thriller series will also bow at the festival, with the creators attending. Read more

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  7. All-Star Disaster Epic 'Everest' Screening at CineEurope

    7:36 am 6/9/2015

    The full feature, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin, will screen to attendees ahead of its September release.Read more

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  8. 'Virgin Mountain': Berlin Review

    1:45 pm 2/9/2015

    Icelandic director Dagur Kári’s fourth feature is a quirky, compassionate, warmly funny portrait of a gigantic social misfit with an even bigger heartRead more

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  9. '2 Guns' Filmmaker Sells Viking Movie to Universal

    10:51 am 10/7/2014

    Baltasar Kormákur co-wrote the script and will directRead more

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  10. MIPTV: Baltasar Kormakur's Crime Series 'Trapped' Gets Series Order

    12:38 pm 4/8/2014

    The crime drama from Kormakur's Icelandic TV shingle RVK looks at a grisly murder in an isolated town cut off from the rest of the world.Read more

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