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Taylor Hackford is one of those journeymen directors who's done it all -- from the exemplary Stephen King adaptation "Dolores Claiborne" to influential '80s dramas "Against All Odds" and "An Officer and a Gentlemen" to more contemporary fare like the horror movie "Devil's Advocate." This weekend his career takes another left turn with "Parker." Based on the character by author Donald Westlake, the film is a colorful, occasionally violent caper about a titular criminal (played by Jason Statham) who is double-crossed by his gang and teams up with a Florida real estate agent (played by Jennifer Lopez) to get revenge. We got to sit down and chat with the filmmaker about all things "Parker," whether or not he has any interest in returning to Stephen King territory, and if he really thinks his Director's Guild of America co-president Steven Soderbergh will retire. What brought you to this material? Had »

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