But what about Daniel Radcliffe? The last time we heard about the new movie version of Erich Maria Remarque‘s WWI novel All Quiet on the Western Front, it was June 2010 and Daniel Radcliffe had been attached to play the lead role.

Fast-forward through more than a year to now, as Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, Peacemaker, Luck) has been announced to direct. This is the same project on which we previously reported, produced by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson, who also wrote, and it still plans to shoot in 2012. But for now there is no mention of Mr. Radcliffe. Read More »

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Seems that World War I is the new World War II, at least as far as movies are concerned. After years of movies and TV that exploited the backdrop of WWII (some to very good effect) we’re now starting to see a few high-profile films that go back to the more gruesome trench warfare of the first worldwide conflict. There’ Steven Spielberg‘s War Horse, which shoots in the fall, and now Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is set to star in a new version of the classic novel All Quiet on the Western Front. Read More »

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