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Pierre Morel

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  1. MIPTV: Tandem Teams With BBC, '24' Producer on 'Lionhearts'

    6:31 am 4/13/2015

    'Taken' director Pierre Morel is attached to direct the first two episodes of the epic miniseries, set during the Crusades. Read more

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  2. L.A. Premiere of Sean Penn's 'Gunman' Packed With Action

    9:43 am 3/13/2015

    The film's director opens up about his leading man's work ethic and the most challenging scenes.Read more

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  3. 'The Gunman': Film Review

    11:00 am 3/6/2015

    In his first starring role in a few years, Sean Penn plays a reformed mercenary trying to redeem himself in the latest from 'Taken' director Pierre MorelRead more

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  4. Idris Elba in Talks to Join Sean Penn, Javier Bardem in 'Gunman' (Exclusive)

    4:00 pm 6/13/2013

    Pierre Morel is directing the action thriller, which is being produced by Silver Pictures. Read more

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  5. 'Taken' Director to Helm Sean Penn Thriller 'Prone Gunman' (Exclusive)

    4:09 pm 1/28/2013

    Pierre Morel, who turned Liam Neeson into an action star, is in negotiations to direct a project that is serving as Penn's entre into the action field. Read more

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  6. 'Taken' Director to Helm 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' for Skydance (Exclusive)

    3:10 pm 8/16/2012

    Pierre Morel's next project follows a protection agent who must escort a hired killer to testify at the Hague. Read more

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  7. 'Taken' Director Boards Action Thriller 'Bastille Day'

    12:25 pm 4/17/2012

    Written by Andrew Baldwin, the film focuses on a young American artist and a washed-up CIA agent who are thrown together to stop an attack on Paris.Read more

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  8. Karl Urban and Ben Barnes Go Into 'Overdrive' (Exclusive)

    5:20 pm 9/12/2011

    Karl Urban and Ben Barnes have been cast as car-thief brothers in the Marseilles-set actioner "Overdrive." Antonio Negret ("Seconds Apart") is directing the project, which was written by "Wanted" and "2 Fast 2 Furious" scribes Derek Haas and Michael Brandt. Pierre Morel is producing.Read more

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  9. EXCLUSIVE: McG, Breck Eisner Vying to Direct Universal's 'Ouija'

    10:55 am 12/18/2010

    Holiday homework for Universal execs: Pick a director the supernatural adventure movie based on the Hasbro board game. Read more

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  10. Pierre Morel Zeroing In on 'EDF,' AKA 'Earth Defense Force'

    6:49 pm 11/15/2010

    Last week the "Taken" director presented his take on "Ouija." Now's focused on "EDF."Read more

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