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A few months ago, word surfaced that freshly minted Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper was hoping to reteam with his director on the upcoming "The Place Beyond The Pines" (our favorite film of last year's Tiff), Derek Cianfrance, on a project known as "Chef." In development for years, the script by "Eastern Promises" writer Steven Knight, follows a drug-addled chef who moves his restaurant from Paris to London in order to capture a three-star Michelin rating and once upon a time, it was set to team the unlikely combination of director David Fincher and Keanu Reeves. But the project was seemingly revived by Cooper (who had his first leading role as the star of short-lived Fox sitcom "Kitchen Confidential"), who hoped to bring Cianfrance along for the ride with "The Intouchables" star Omar Sy according to a recent radio interview. But Premiere asked Cianfrance about the project, and it looks like he's not doing it, »


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