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Joseph Gordon Levitt The Walk
The first stills of Robert Zemeckis‘ “The Walk” have been unveiled to give us our first look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as legendary French high-wire artist Philippe Petit. The photos were released today to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Petit’s successful execution of his high-wire walk across the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center back in August 7, 1974 — a stunt that was previously recounted in “Man On Wire” (the 2008 Oscar-winning documentary by James Marsh) and will once again be brought to the big screen by ZemeckisRead More
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FEBRUARY 24TH UPDATE: Gordon-Levitt is now confirmed for this project, with filming to begin in May. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, being the renaissance man he is, has decided that the next frontier he wants to conquer is gravity. “To Reach the Clouds” is an adaptation of a memoir of the same name, penned by a man named Phillippe Petit. Petit was a French acrobat who, in 1974, strung a wire between New York City’s twin towers and then proceeded to walk across them. He also did this with no permissionRead More