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'M:I 2' Helmer John Woo Signed for 'Caliber'

July 17, 2008 08:08:05 GMT

The Chinese filmmaker known for his work in 'Mission: Impossible II' is going to tackle a comic book adaptation movie entitled 'Caliber'.


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Though his latest epic movie "Red Cliff" still is still awaiting for its official release date in the U.S., John Woo seems to be going ahead with another feature film project. The internationally acclaimed director has been reported to be talked into taking a director position for a comic book adaptation movie entitled "Caliber".

Apart from the report of him being signed for the role, no further details about his involvement have been shared out. The 62-year-old director known for his work in "Mission: Impossible II" is currently editing part two of his "Red Cliff" for January release in Asia. The part one has been screened starting July 10 in six Asian territories.

"Caliber" which comic book will be revealed at 2008 San Diego Comic-Con will be produced by Johnny Depp's Infinitum Nihil, Barry Levine's Radical Comics, and Woo and Terence Chang's Lion Rock. The story is said to be focused on King Arthur and his knights as they were described to be the 19th century gunslingers in the Pacific Northwest.

© AceShowbiz.com




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