Steven Spielberg has been having trouble finding a follow up to last year’s masterful Lincoln. He had planned to direct an adaptation of Daniel H Wilson’s book Robopocalypse with Chris Hemsworth and Ann Hathaway, but changed his mind when he felt the script needed more work. He hasn’t abandoned it completely, but it’s been postponed. He then decided American Sniper would be his next flick. Bradley Cooper is signed on to star in the story of Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who has more than 150 confirmed kills, but budget issues forced him to leave that film too.
Now Variety is reporting that Spielberg is interested in making a film with Chinese director (and friend) Zhang Yimou.
“I would like to make a movie in China with my dear friend,” Spielberg reportedly told China’s official newspaper China Daily in a phone interview. “We would work together on »
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