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The Unlikely Story Behind 'Nine Lives' And The Life It Saved


Nine Lives
, directed by well-known director Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Oscar winner Kevin Spacey as a businessman who turns into a cat, is one of those movies so obviously destined for mediocrity that it makes you wonder how the hell it ever got made. 1,365 more words

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Bart & Fleming: Woody Allen, Roald Dahl And How Nasty Narratives Superseded Films At Cannes

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this weekly column, two old friends get together and grind their axes, mostly on the movie business. 1,451 more words

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EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert's Death Stuns Cannes

Former EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert’s sudden death at the age of 51 from lung cancer stunned the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday.

In life, the dashing executive, whose penchant for expensive suits, relationships with top French politicians, such as former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, and hot temper, rubbed some the wrong way. 413 more words

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Christophe Lambert Dies: Former EuropaCorp CEO Was 51

Christophe Lambert, the former advertising executive and right hand to Luc Besson, has died. French media is reporting that Lambert passed away in Marseille after a cancer diagnosis earlier this year. 315 more words

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Former EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert Dies at 51

Former EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert has died, Variety has confirmed. He was 51.

A representative for EuropaCorp said that Lambert was diagnosed with lung cancer in March. 337 more words

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EuropaCorp Shakeup: Christophe Lambert's Journey From Ad Man to Bullfighter to Dethroned CEO

To Hollywood, Christophe Lambert was best known as the colorful and outspoken right hand of EuropaCorp founder Luc Besson, the director behind “The Fifth Element” and “The Professional.” 1,651 more words

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Marc Shmuger To Replace Christophe Lambert as Head of EuropaCorp

UPDATED: Former Universal Pictures Chairman Marc Shmuger is replacing Christophe Lambert as chief executive of  EuropaCorp, the international production and distribution company behind the “Taken” and “Transporter” franchises, according to multiple sources. 572 more words

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