Christopher McQuarrie started out as a screenwriter (winning an Oscar for his early screenplay The Usual Suspects) and briefly segued into directing with The Way of the Gun in 2000. Now he is about to get back in the director’s chair for the Tom Cruise thriller One Shot, which he scripted and will direct as his second feature. And his third directorial effort may already be lined up.

McQuarrie has made a deal to write, direct and produce Rubicon, which will move the story and action of Akira Kurosawa’s classic Seven Samurai to Afghanistan. Instead of samurai, the group of warriors will be Navy SEALs. Read More »

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Watch the First Episode of AMC’s Rubicon

Rubicon

Last week we published the first trailer for AMC Television’s new conspiracy theory series Rubicon. And while the series won’t begin airing until August, AMC has released the entire pilot for you to watch for free online. I have not yet had a chance to watch it, but judging from the trailer it looks to me like AMC might have another hit on their hands, and it appears to be something very different than their other two series.

For those hesitant to give it a try, let me first remind you that Rubicon is the third series AMC has ordered, and their track record so far is amazing: Mad Men and Breaking Bad. The entire first episode is embedded after the jump. Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

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Trailer: AMC’s New Television Series Rubicon

Rubicon

AMC Television has released the first trailer for their new conspiracy theory series Rubicon. Let me first remind you that Rubicon is the third series AMC has ordered, and their track record so far is amazing: Mad Men and Breaking Bad.

It looks to me like AMC might have another hit on their hands, and something very different than their other two series. Watch the promo trailer before it premieres afte the season finale of Breaking Bad, after the jump. As always, leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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