Javier Bardem Pulls Out of "Nine" Film

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Javier Bardem Pulls Out of "Nine" Film#1
Posted: 5/1/08 at 1:40am
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NO! I was so thoroughly excited for him than anyone else that was even rumored to be in it. How disappointing.
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Can't Banderas do it?
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Lame.

Lame.

Lame!
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Why couldn't they move the production to February? I mean, I understand there are a dozen factors involved but to have fresh Oscar-winner Javier Bardem starring in this project would have given so much cache and quality to the film. Not to mention the fact that he is IDEAL for the role.
Hopefully, now they'll look at Banderas and not Russell Crowe or Ewan McGregor both of whom I feel are wrong for the part. Johnny Depp is the only other name that I like for the role, but really, Bardem was the best option and it's sad that it couldn't be done.
Am I the only one who feels that this project is sorta doomed? First, Catherine Zeta-Jones dropped out allegedly because she did not think the script was up-to-par. Second, filming is canceled due to the WGA strike after the project had been put on the fast track. Third, Manghella is brought in to fix the script. Then, the great Anthony Manghella passes away. Now this?! It's crazy. I want this film to happen so badly but it sorta seems like it's not meant to.
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Moving filming to February could mean rearranging the schedules of the other key members of the cast...unless there was another underlying reason as to why he dropped out.
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I hate it when men pull out.
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No! I was getting really excited to see him!

If anyone other than Banderas gets it, I will be thoroughly dissapointed.
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Why do I have a feeling we might not actually get this movie?
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So Bardem came to his senses. Good for him.
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Bummer! Can Vincent Cassel sing?
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Or like someone else on this board suggested: Robert Downey, Jr.?

This is sad.
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Roscoe...it's so sad that you're so jealous of Marshall. And by sad I mean evident. And by evident I mean pathetic.

He's achieved a level of success that you never will.

Poor you.
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You're quite right. I'll never be the worst director in American Film History. I guess I'll just have to live with that.

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Updated On: 5/1/08 at 09:56 AM
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You say one thing. Your past posts say another.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#16
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:01am
The amateur Freud approach now, right? Who's pathetic now?
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#17
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:05am
Still you.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#18
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:07am
You do realize he's just going to keep responding to you, right?
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#19
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:07am
Back atcha.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#20
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:08am
And my point is proven.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#21
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:08am
It's ok, Barker. I enjoy watching him squirm.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#22
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:09am
Back to topic. I really hope this film gets made, but only if it's good. Bugs me to hear about all these setbacks. But it seems like the studio is behind it because it fits the Chicago format.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#23
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:10am
Fair enough. Life is too short for me to keep popping up on these Rob Marshall-related threads and trashing him. Enjoy his films, y'all.
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re: Javier Bardem Pulls Out of 'Nine' Film#24
Posted: 5/1/08 at 10:11am
Yay! Peace and well wishing!





Wait, am I still on BWW?
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