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Ryan Gosling Won't Take Logan's Run
He's no longer attached...

25 October 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Weekly

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If you were hoping to add Logan’s Run to the special slot on your DVD shelf reserved for Ryan Gosling/Nicolas Winding Refn collaborations, it appears you’ll be disappointed. Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that he’s no longer part of the sci-fi remake.

Variety’s Justin Kroll first broke word of the development on Twitter, and now we have final, definite word on the matter.

No reason has been given for Gosling’s departure, nor whether it’ll affect Refn’s status on the project. The pair had been planning for a while to work on the film for Warner Bros.. Logan’s Run would serve as a new take on the William F. Nolan novel that also fuelled the 1976 Michael York version. 

So now Warners and, assuming he’s still aboard, Refn will be looking for a new leading man to discover the hard truth behind a society's seemingly perfect idea of having everyone over 30 (or 21 in the book) die a peaceful death to preserve the population.

And devotees of the Church of the Winding Goose will have to comfort themselves with discs of Drive and the upcoming Only God Forgives. At least, that is, until the pair finds something else to work on together...


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RE: Time For Plan B...........
Is the original any good? There was a period when it was always on TV and yet I always missed it. More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 21:48 on 29 October 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Time For Plan B...........
damn was really looking forward to this. More

Posted by buffster28 at 17:42 on 29 October 2012 | Report This Post

Time For Plan B...........
Dont forget, Gosling isn't the only awsome leading man Refn knows...... Bring on Tom Hardy!!! More

Posted by Graphix489 at 02:15 on 29 October 2012 | Report This Post

Damn...
i don't think this film will ever be made only been waiting for this for like...36 years since the original fueled my love of sci-fi movies at the tender age of 12 and i was just getting used to the idea of Ryan Gosling as Logan just hope they don't reduce the age to 21 as this could limit the amount of quality cast members available...wait a minute there are only 3 main young protagonists in the movie so maybe not - hey i know they could get Tom Cruise to take the lead role how 'original' woul More

Posted by logan 5 at 15:56 on 26 October 2012 | Report This Post

Awwww, I was seriously looking forward to that too. Oh well, I'd presume he'll get someone else great to take Gosling's place. More

Posted by Coyleone at 10:49 on 26 October 2012 | Report This Post

What?! No way!
I was looking forward to that ... FML. More

Posted by Nicky C at 09:26 on 26 October 2012 | Report This Post

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