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Pierre Morel

Clan of the Cave Bear TV adaptation coming to Lifetime, Taken director to helm pilot

From Paris With Love and Taken director Pierre Morel has signed on to direct the pilot for Lifetime’s television adaptation of The Clan of the Cave Bear, EW has confirmed.

The show, based on Jean M. Auel’s children’s series by the same name, takes place over 25,000 years ago and focuses on the blond-haired, blue-eyed Ayla (Millie Brady) who gets adopted by a band of cave dwellers. Ayla must fight against the bigotry of Broud (Johnny Ward), who will take over as Clan leader. Hal Ozsan stars as the Clan’s current leader.

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'The Gunman': Sean Penn military thriller gets release date

The Gunman

Open Road has set a release date for the Sean Penn-led action thriller The Gunman. Directed by Pierre Morel, the film will hit North American theaters on March 20, 2015.

Penn plays a former special forces soldier and military contractor who races across Europe in an attempt to clear his name. Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, and Jasmine Trinca also star.

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