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Feature Louisa Mellor 24 Feb 2014 - 07:00
When Grimm’s makers were looking for their Nick Burkhardt, the job was to cast someone with all the requirements of a leading man, but none of the distracting ‘wasn’t he in that other thing?’ baggage. In David Giuntoli, whose TV appearances had until then largely been confined to one-off roles in comedies and dramas including Grey’s Anatomy and Ghost Whisperer (the latter produced, not at all coincidentally, by Grimm co-creator Jim Kouf), they found their guy.
20th Century Fox
James Cameron is without a doubt one of, if not the, most powerful director in Hollywood. Of course, that comes with the territory; when you’re the brains behind the two most financially successful movies in the history of cinema which also happen to be the only ones to ever gross over $2 billion, you can pretty much do whatever you want. One of the all-time great visual directors, his work often comes in for heavy criticism based on his apparent shortcomings as a storyteller, but that clearly hasn’t deterred audiences as Cameron’s seven major theatrical releases have grossed well over $6 billion at the box office.
Cameron has also been one of the pioneers of visual effects since the 1980s, helping usher in the CGI revolution with The Abyss and Terminator 2 before single-handedly causing the recent resurgence of 3D following the release of Avatar. Away from the multiplex, »
- Scott Campbell
2 items from 2014
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