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2011-05-22 20:00:00

SYDNEY, May 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Baz Luhrmann and NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell have today announced that the stage musical of the iconic Australian film Strictly Ballroom will have its world premiere and first run in Sydney at the Lyric Theatre from September 2013.

2009-09-01 13:19:59

A British fan of the post-apocalyptic film Mad Max and its sequels is opening a museum for the movies in the small Australian town where they were shot. Adrian Bennett, 45, said he moved from Bradford, England, to Adelaide, Australia, with his wife and two sons three years ago and last month they relocated to the remote Outback town of Silverton, on the border of South Australia and New South Wales, The Times of London reported Tuesday. Bennett, who first saw Mad Max and first sequel The Road...

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2008-12-19 16:04:12

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has bought the rights to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel The Great Gatsby, Variety.com reported. Luhrmann's films include Moulin Rouge, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Strictly Ballroom and the current release, Australia.

2008-11-12 09:00:26

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann says "Australia," his big-screen epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, isn't finished yet. The BBC quoted Luhrmann as saying he has until Friday to complete his $130 million, World War II-era movie, which is to open in U.S. and Australian theaters Nov.

2006-02-23 02:11:04

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar winners Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman have signed up for an Australian historical epic to be directed by Baz Luhrmann, Luhrmann's publicist said on Thursday.


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