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The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Damon, Goodman, Murray, Blanchett

"In a race against time, a crew of art historians and museum curators unite to recover renown works of art stolen by Nazis before Hitler destroys them."

Written & directed by George Clooney

Starring:
Daniel Craig
George Clooney
Matt Damon
Cate Blanchett
Bill Murray
John Goodman

Awesome cast. Sounds good.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Worried that it sounds like it could be the plot for Ocean's Fourteen.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Based on this book, I presume:

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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

^Where on earth did you get that impression?
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

I love George Clooney's movies. He's one of those guys who doesn't take too much money, so he gets to do whatever he wants.

And his butt. He has a really nice tooshie.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Started production...

Originally Posted by Sony Press Release
“THE MONUMENTS MEN,” DIRECTED BY AND STARRING GEORGE CLOONEY,BEGINS PRODUCTION IN GERMANY

BERLIN, Ger., March 5, 2013 – Columbia Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox announced today that The Monuments Men, a Smokehouse production directed by and starring George Clooney, has started production in Berlin, Germany. The action-thriller is written by Clooney & Grant Heslov, based on the book by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter. Clooney and Heslov also produce the film through their Smokehouse Productions. It is their first production since winning the Academy Award® for Best Picture for their work on Argo. Barbara A. Hall is executive producer. The Monuments Men is a co-production with Germany’s Siebente Babelsberg Film GmbH, a subsidiary of Studio Babelsberg AG. Charlie Woebcken, Christoph Fisser and Henning Molfenter serve as co-producers. Sony Pictures will release the film domestically, with Twentieth Century Fox handling international territories.

The all-star cast includes Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and John Goodman.

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could these guys – seven museum directors, curators, and art historians, all more familiar with Michelangelo than the M-1 – possibly hope to succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000 years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind’s greatest achievements.

Clooney’s crew on The Monuments Men includes director of photography Phedon Papamichael, ASC, Oscar®-nominated production designer Jim Bissell, Academy Award®-winning editor Stephen Mirrione, A.C.E., costume designer Louise Frogley, and five-time Oscar® nominated composer Alexandre Desplat.

The Monuments Men continues filming in Germany and the United Kingdom through the end of June. It is scheduled for domestic release on December 18, 2013.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Daniel Craig dropped out.

http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/264...ut-of-projects
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Will Bill Murray be reprising his role as FDR?
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

I love George Clooney's movies. He's one of those guys who doesn't take too much money, so he gets to do whatever he wants.
His films also don't cost a ton of money to produce.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

It must be so fun and grounding to make a big movie where you're directing your friends.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

I just finished reading this book, and it was simply fantastic. Just a wonderful piece of history. I'm very hyped to see this. I wondering if he'll make Saving Italy next.
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Clooney is a damn good director. I've enjoyed all of the films he's directed. I've never seen Leatherheads, though.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Looks like a joy. George Clooney always has his own thing going on.
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I think this is the only movie I'm excited to see for the rest of the year.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Originally Posted by trespoochies View Post
i think this is the only movie i'm excited to see for the rest of the year.
gravity?
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Awesome. Clooney is always interesting to see as a director. Old school type of work he does.

How was that Leatherheads film of his? It didn't interest me, any good?
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

I have the book this is based on, still haven't read it yet though. Hope to before this comes out.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

I'm so in for this movie, I came back out the other side. My man-crush on Clooney continues unabated.

Who was Daniel Craig going to play? It looks like all the rest of the headliner cast listed in the original post is unchanged, so who took Craig's part?
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gravity?
Eh, I'm trying to stay excited by that one, but Bullock is killing it for me. But I'm sure Cuaron will bring his usual A game. I'm way more excited for this one, mostly because I'm a History major and huge nerd for this aspect of history.
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re: The Monuments Men (2014) D: Clooney S: Clooney, Craig, Damon, Murray, Blanchett

Between this, The Counselor, and Gravity, there's some really good films later this year. (And I got to see all three trailers today too)
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Is it me or do I foresee the inevitable youtube mash up with Clooney meeting up with one Dr. Henry Jones and Junior?

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