D.J. Caruso's Sci-fi Characters Close To Reality

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D.J. Caruso's Sci-fi Characters Close To Reality

Unperturbed by the comparison of his film ‘I Am Number Four’ with other super-hit teenage fantasy dramas, Hollywood director D.J. Caruso says the closeness of his characters with reality sets them apart from other sci-fi films.

Fantasy dramas like the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise and ‘Lord Of The Rings’ swept the audience off their feet, but Caruso is not worried.

‘Many of these films choose spectacle over character. I hope my film b ...


DJ Caruso Directs "Preacher"

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DJ Caruso Directs

Almost a year after "Revolutionary Road" and "American Beauty" helmer Sam Mendes departed the project because of his commitments to the next James Bond film, DJ Caruso ("Eagle Eye," "Disturbia," "I Am Number Four") is reportedly in talks to direct the film adaptation of the Vertigo comic book series "Preacher" reports Slashfilm.

Created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, the 75-issue story followed a down-and-out Texas preacher possessed by Genesis, a supernatural entity conceived by ...


Leonardo DiCaprio, D.J. Caruso To "Beat the Reaper"

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Leonardo DiCaprio, D.J. Caruso To

Out doing press for "I Am Number Four", filmmaker D.J. Caruso ("Disturbia,” “Eagle Eye") tells The Playlist that his next project is an adaptation of Josh Bazell‘s debut novel “Beat the Reaper” for 20th Century Fox.

Leonardo DiCaprio is producing the film and they hope to get him to star in the story of a f ...


D.J. Caruso On "Y: The Last Man," "The Defenders"

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Out doing press for "I Am Number Four", director D.J. Caruso ("Disturbia," "Eagle Eye") tells Cinema Blend that three potential future projects he has been linked to are all quite some time off.

"The Defenders", the story of players of an MMORPG game who are all drawn together for a real-life adventure, is still in scripting stages with Marti Noxon ("Buffy," ...


"Y: The Last Man" Film Still In Limbo

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"The Incredible Hulk" and "Clash of the Titans" director Louis Leterrier says he still wants to direct the film adaptation of acclaimed comic "Y: The Last Man", but the project itself is proving a difficult sell.

"It's kind of stuck somewhere now. I still want to do it. I'm passionate about it. But it's stuck. People don't know what to do with it. I'd love to do it, but I need people to finance it, and the people financing it don't know if it's a TV show a movie, or what it sho ...