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Jodie Foster to Direct a Sci-fi Thriller

LA Times:
On screen, Jodie Foster is confident in genre films, and with good reason. She picked up an Academy Award for “The Silence of the Lambs,” which stands as the only horror film to win a best picture Oscar, and her sci-fi resume includes the cosmic Robert Zemeckis film “Contact” and Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming ”Elysium,” the director’s sociopolitical follow-up effort to ”District 9.”

But as a filmmaker, Foster has stuck to family dramas, such as the Mel Gibson movie that premiered this week at South By Southwest, “The Beaver.”

For her next directing gig, however, Foster says she is making a sci-fi thriller.

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MrMyers2044d ago

This could be interesting. She's no stranger to the genre by any means since she's acted in several. However, her directing work doesn't seem to cater to this genre well. We'll have to wait and see.

darklordzor2043d ago

I'm more interested in seeing her in Elysium. I think she'll do an awesome job there. I'm always down for more Sci-Fi films in my life, I would be interested to see what she can bring to the genre as a director.