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Timur Bekmambetov

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  1. Rapid Round: 'Hardcore Henry' Director Ilya Naishuller on First-Person Filmmaking, His Favorite Video Game

    9:42 am 4/7/2016

    Naishuller talks about the pulpy festival breakout that draws its visual storytelling from video games and is responsinble for the death of roughly 20 GoPros.Read more

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  2. Massive Piracy Helps Russian Movie Gain Chinese Distribution Deal

    4:00 am 4/4/2016

    Bazelevs and Youngle Pictures agree to China release of 'He Is a Dragon' after the romantic fantasy is downloaded illegally more than 5.6 million times.Read more

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  3. Berlin: Fantasy Film 'He Is a Dragon' Picked Up for Japan, Germany

    9:37 am 2/25/2016

    Sales of the title to China, Korea and France are expected to be finalized soon.Read more

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  4. Russia's 'Yolki' Film Franchise to Go International

    4:30 am 11/6/2015

    Germany's Getaway Pictures, South Korea's SCS Entertainment and Mexico's Traziende Films are on board for the fifth installment of the hit film series from Timur Bekmambetov's company.Read more

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  5. 'The Last Witch Hunter': Film Review

    1:30 pm 10/19/2015

    Vin Diesel stars in this fantasy-action extravaganza as an immortal warrior battling witches and warlocks in contemporary New York.Read more

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  6. 'Hardcore Henry': TIFF Review

    9:59 am 9/13/2015

    Russian action czar Timur Bekmambetov throws his weight being this high-octane debut, a fast-paced first-person sci-fi thriller inspired by a music video. Read more

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  7. Timur Bekmambetov Hires Distribution Exec Ahead of Film Releases

    8:37 am 8/5/2015

    The company prepares for holiday-season titles slated for December.Read more

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  8. 'Cybernatural' to Get Wider Russian Release

    10:00 am 7/13/2015

    Viewers from smaller cities and towns are encouraged to make requests on social media in a new practice for the local market.Read more

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  9. 'Wanted' Director Defends Online Piracy in Russia

    11:15 am 6/22/2015

    Timur Bekmambetov argued that one-third of Russians have no access to theaters and can't watch movies any other way.Read more

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  10. Rodrigo Santoro to Play Jesus Christ in MGM's 'Ben-Hur' Remake (Exclusive)

    12:59 pm 1/13/2015

    Timur Bekmambetov is directing the retelling, which stars Jack Huston.Read more

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