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  1. Germany doesn't understand Guardiola - SammerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Goal.com

    ... on to humorously compare his job at the Allianz Arena to that of the lead female character in Hollywood film 'The Blind Side' - in that he tries to find undiscovered strengths in Bayern players. "Let me try to explain my role this way," he began. ...

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  2. Reading through these postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BlogHer

    ... about how to be an ally to a less privileged group (think: #CrimingWhileWhite and the recent blog post by The Blind Side subject Leigh Anne Tuohy ). The hashtag began Monday in the midst of the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia, in reaction to the ...

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  3. Roadshow Films Buys 33% Stake in FilmNationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to begin production next year under the new financing structure are "The Founder" with John Lee Hancock ("The Blind Side") directing a biopic of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc; and "The Good House," starring Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro and based on ...

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  4. 'Blind Side' mom continues to spread her messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The woman whose life story became well-known in the movie "The Blind Side" recently made a swing through Indianapolis. She spoke with Eyewitness News Sunrise anchor Bruce Kopp to talk about how the movie is still helping her make a difference in the lives of others.

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  5. Creator of #IllRideWithYou Speaks Out on Hashtags and SolidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BlogHer

    ... about how to be an ally to a less privileged group (think: #CrimingWhileWhite and the recent blog post by The Blind Side subject Leigh Anne Tuohy ). The hashtag began Monday in the midst of the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia, in reaction to the ...

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  6. Aaron Sorkin: Male Film Roles Are More Difficult Than Female RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... into Truman Capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich. Sandra Bullock won for 'The Blind Side' and Al Pacino lost for both Godfather movies. Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep can play with the boys but there just aren't that ...

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  7. Why McDonald's Is Only Selling Small Servings of Fries in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... 4 percent in November, with especially poor performance in Japan and China. John Lee Hancock, director of 'The Blind Side,' is reportedly in negotiations to direct a movie on the early days of McDonald's. The fast-food chain is finally taking ...

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  8. Today's BirthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... is 60. Rock musician Paul Simonon (The Clash) is 59. Movie director John Lee Hancock ("Saving Mr. Banks"; "The Blind Side") is 58. Country singer Doug Phelps (Brother Phelps; Kentucky Headhunters) is 54. Actress Helen Slater is 51. Actor Michael ...

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  9. 'Tongan Thor' hopes for starring role on rugby's biggest stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    BIG GOALS: Taniela Tupou, the 'Tongan Thor', moved to Brisbane as he looks to launch a career as a professional rugby player. He's the tighthead starring in the Queensland Reds' remake of 'The Blind Side' - and so far Taniela Tupou looks the part as he starts the auditioning process for rugby's biggest stage.

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  10. On Native GroundDARWIN and the Scientific Revolution he MadeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | American Reporter

    ... struggle, mankindwill triumph; we are left hoping we will, and that hope is a very precious commodity here. "The Blind Side" is surely a rescuer for Sandra Bullock (after the ill-fated "All About Steve") as surely as she is a rescuer for Martin ...

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  11. This Movie About McDonald's Could Be 'The Social Network' for Fast-FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... a drama slated to bring the story of the rise of McDonald's to the big screen. John Lee Hancock, director of The Blind Side, is reportedly in negotiations to direct. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film's tone will be in the same vein as ...

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  12. McDonald's: The Movie plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Radio Times

    Yes, according to the Hollywood Reporter , The Blind Side director John Lee Hancock is in negotiations to direct a film about the early years of the fast food chain, to be called The Founder. Written by Robert Siegel, the script is apparently in the style of The Social Network and There Will Be Blood, following the story of Illinois salesman Ray Kroc as he turned a small burger operation into a world-conquering chain in the 1950s.

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  13. Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me GoogleRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... of the splits occurred less than a year after their Oscar triumphs." Bullock, who won the 2010 Oscar for "The Blind Side," turned out to have a blind side of her own. In 2005, she married Jesse James, a custom motorcycle manufacturer, reality tv ...

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  14. Meryl Streep's CompetitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Vanity Fair

    ... fun rivaling Meryl Streep than Bullock. During the lead up to the 2010 Oscars, Bullock (who would win for The Blind Side ) regularly ribbed her fellow nominee (who was up for Julie & Julia ). "With Meryl, when [the awards season] thing started, I ...

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  15. McDonald's Getting Biopic About How It Turned Into A Hamburger JuggernautRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Cinema Blend News

    Director John Lee Hancock has created an interesting niche for himself in Hollywood, regularly finding projects that bring true stories to life. In recent years he has done so with films like The Blind Side and Saving Mr. Banks , but now he's preparing to tell the origin story of the biggest fast food chain in the world.

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  16. 'The Blind Side' Director in Talks to Direct McDonald's Origin StoryRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Eater

    Director John Lee Hancock , who's had experience bringing "based on a true story" films to Hollywood with past projects like The Blind Side and Saving Mr. Banks , is reportedly in talks to direct a movie about the McDonald's origin story. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Hancock may direct The Founder , a fictionalized account of how "Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California."

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  17. McDonald's Is Getting a 'Social Network'-Like Origin Story MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | /film

    ... d Walt Disney's efforts to convince P.L. Travers to let him adapt her Mary Poppins. Prior to that he directed The Blind Side , based on the true story of NFL player Michael Oher. The pic won Sandra Bullock a Best Actress Oscar.

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  18. 'Blind Side' Director to Chronicle the Rise of the McDonald's EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Firstshowing.net

    After directing Saving Mr. Banks last year, The Blind Side helmer John Lee Hancock hasn't yet found a follow-up film for his next project, but one more project has been added to his small, potential future slate. THR has word that Hancock is currently in talks to direct The Founder , a film focusing on Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, who founded the fast food empire that pretty much everyone in the world knows as McDonald's.

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  19. John Lee Hancock To Explore McOrigins In the FounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ain't It Cool News

    Looks like John Lee Hancock (director of SAVING MR. BANKS, THE BLIND SIDE, and 2004's THE ALAMO - and a scripter on MALEFICENT and the upcoming Antoine Fuqua's upcoming MAGNIFICENT SEVEN remake) is helming THE FOUNDER. Written by Robert Siegel (Big ...

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  20. Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton eyed to star in 'The Founder,'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | TheCelebrityCafe

    It seems McDonald's is practically everywhere these days anyway, so why not on the silver screen? Telling the story of the fast food company's rise into a billion dollar empire, John Lee Hancock, the director behind The Blind Side and Saving Mr. Banks , is planning to bring the company's story to the cinema, with Tom Hanks and Michael Keaton being eyed to star in the biopic. As The Hollywood Reporter reveals, The Founder tells the story of Ray Kroc, the salesman who took Mac and Dick McDonalds' small burger company in Southern California and turned it into the franchise monster it is today.

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