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March 1, 2011

MGM Wants Elite Squad Director for Robocop Remake Opens in new window

Director Jose Padilha ("Elite Squad") is in talks with MGM to helm the "Robocop" remake. More...

January 28, 2009

Uni Chooses Jose Padilha for The Sigma Protocol Opens in new window

Universal's deal with the Ludlum estate has started to bear fruit in the form of a film adaptation of "The Sigma Protocol," which Jose Padilha is in talks to direct. More...

September 18, 2008

Critics Consensus: Lakeview Terrace Isn't Sturdy; Igor Lacks Brains Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got an angry cop (Lakeview Terrace, starring Samuel L. Jackson); a disgruntled hunchback (the CGI Igor with voice work by John Cusack and Molly Shannon); a haunted dentist (Ghost Town, starring Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear); and a date from hell (My Best Friend's Girl, starring Dane Cook and Kate Hudson). What do the critics have to say? More...

May 19, 2008

Warners Taps Padilha for Untitled Thriller Opens in new window

Elite Squad director Jose Padilha has been hired by Warner Bros. to direct an action thriller about "an American Federal agent who goes undercover in South America's dangerous triborder area" to fight a terrorist network. More...

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