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While he didn't say it as succinctly in our interview with him this weekend, though director Steven Soderbergh is retiring from filmmaking for the time being, that doesn't mean he's retiring, period. The filmmaker told The Playlist while his second-to-last movie, "Side Effects," is due in theaters next week (his final one with Matt Damon and Michael Douglas arrives on HBO in the spring), he also added that directing plays or TV is still an option. Or as he told Vulture in a perfect soundbite, "Just to be clear, I won’t be directing 'cinema,' for lack of a better word. But I still plan to direct — theater stuff, and I’d do a TV series if something great were to come along." And Soderbergh isn't kidding either. The "Ocean's Eleven" filmmaker told us he has two stage plays in the works and one is already booked. The first »

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