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“The Yellow M” film

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#1 · Posted: 24 Feb 2006 21:37
I've been wondering recently what happened to “The Yellow M” film (based on E. P. Jacobs “La Marque Jaune”, an excellent book). It was first announced in 2002, was coming soon in 2004, and then... nothing!

I noticed recently that the imdb has it listed now with a 2006 next to it. The actors Rufus Sewell, Hugh Bonneville, James Caviezel and Li Gong (or Gong Li if you prefer) are still listed as cast. Has this really sunk without a trace and the information just repeated from some old source? Or is it likely to appear this year? Anyone know?
#2 · Posted: 19 Dec 2008 12:58
And so the story rumbles onward...

It’s apparently back on the cards, with Kenneth Brannagh pencilled in to be Francis Blake, and John Malkovitch as Olrik and a date of 2009.

I know that Brannagh’s attachment to the Marvel Thor film has apparently led to the making of the next three Wallander TV films being postponed from 2009 to 2010, so whether he can fit in Yellow M as well remains to be seen.

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