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Terrence Malick to Helm New Star-Studded Movies 'Lawless' and 'Knight of Cups'

November 2, 2011 (4:42 am) GMT
The 'Tree of Life' director is set to shoot both films back-to-back in 2012 and has tapped Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Ryan Gosling among others to star in the movies.

After directing "", Terrance Malick is set to helm two more high-profile films called "Lawless" and "". For the upcoming movie projects, Malick has tapped several notable actors, including and , to join the cast ensemble.

Bale and Blanchett will tackle the supporting roles in "Lawless", in which is sealed to star as the lead character. The movie also stars "" actress as well as "" star . As for "Knight of Cups", Bale is set to take on the lead role, while Blanchett is in a supporting cast along with .

Malick has planned to shoot both films back-to-back in 2012. He is currently still in pre-production phase for both projects, which details are still kept under tight wraps.

These two movie will reunite Bale and Malick, who have worked together in a 2005 drama called "". They also have Sarah Green and Nicolas Gonda of "The Tree of Life" serve as the producers. FilmNation will introduce both projects to foreign buyers during the American Film Market in Santa Monica on Wednesday, November 2.

Glen Basner, Film Nation's founder and CEO, said of Malick's projects, "FilmNation couldn't be happier to continue to act as Terrence's international sales agency. Terrence is a brilliant filmmaker and an enormous draw for talent and filmmakers alike. We look forward to robust sales at AFM on both of these films."

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