The Tourist

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It all started when he met a woman. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language.
Released on:
December 10, 2010  

Previously Announced Release Dates:

Production Companies:
GK Films, Studio Canal, Spyglass Entertainment, Barber/Birnbaum

Status: Released

This film was Previously Known As:
"Anthony Zimmer"

This film is Also Known As:
"Anthony Zimmer Remake"

Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rufus Sewell, Timothy Dalton, Steven Berkoff

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Screenwriter: Julian Fellowes, Christopher McQuarrie, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Genre: Thriller, RomanceRemake
About the film:
An American tourist finds his life in danger when a female Interpol agent uses him as a dupe to flush out an elusive criminal with whom she once had an affair.
Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language.

Project Timeline:
Jul. 25, 2007: Project announced. Director: Lasse Hallstrom, Writer: Julian Fellowes
Jun. 5, 2008: Director: Bharat Nalluri (replacing Lasse Hallstrom)
Aug. 13, 2008: Cast: Tom Cruise
Nov. 3, 2008: Writer: Christopher McQuarrie (rewriting), Cast: Charlize Theron
Aug. 3, 2009: Cast: Sam Worthington (replacing Tom Cruise)
Oct. 11, 2009: Cast: Angelina Jolie (replacing Charlize Theron)
Oct. 18, 2009: Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck in talks (replacing Bharat Nalluri)
Oct. 28, 2009: Writer: Jeffrey Nachmanoff (rewrite), Distributor: Sony Pictures
Nov. 4, 2009: Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck drops out, Alfonso Cuaron (in talks), Cast: Johnny Depp (replacing Sam Worthington)
Jan. 12, 2010: Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck returns to the project
Mar. 15, 2010: Cast: Paul Bettany, Rufus Sewell
Mar. 24, 2010: Cast: Timothy Dalton, Steven Berkoff
Box Office: Opening weekend: $16.47 mil. (2756 theaters) | Domestic Total: $67.63 mil.
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Jill – NSW Australia
July 19, 2009 - 05:20
Subject: Nalluri

If Mr Nalluri's previous work is anything to go by, this is bound to be a really good movie. Can't wait to see it.