15 March 2013 11:08 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Fighting relentlessly to get movies made is usually a challenge left for untested and aspiring filmmakers. They’re the ones who usually have to beg executives, producers and agents to give their project a shot. But it’s not always the case. Even the most renowned of filmmakers struggle to get their movies financed and put into production, even if they have an A-list actor attached to star. Even an award winning filmmaker such as Paul Thomas Anderson has to fight with executives endlessly to get his movies made. His debut, Hard Eight, was never released properly, the Oscar winning There Will Be Blood was only made because Daniel Day-Lewis was starring and his latest feature, The Master went through years of development hell until Megan Ellison and her billions financed the movie at the last second.

Filmmakers always have their dream project. For Martin Scorsese, it was Gangs of New York, »

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