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Be Kind Rewind

Release Date: February 22, 2008
Limited release

August 18, 2006
Four Actors Decide to Rewind

Mos Def (Chapelle's Show), Melonie Diaz (Lords of Dogtown), Mia Farrow (Rosemary's Baby) and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) have joined the cast of Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind. The comedy will be headed by Jack Black. In the film, Black will play a goof who gets magnetized and ends up erasing all the tapes in the videostore where he works. Along with his coworkers and friends, they act out and recreate and refilm every single movie that the store's one loyal customer rents.
Source: Variety

May 2, 2006
Black to Be Kind to Gondry

Jack Black will star in Michael Gondry's Be Kind Rewind. Focus Features has picked up international distribution rights for the wild comedy, from writer and director Gondry. Black will play a man whose brain becomes magnetized and inadvertently destroys all of the movies in his friends video store. But in order to keep the stores's one loyal customer, the man and his friend set about reenacting all of the movies that the customer rents. Some of these include The Lion King, Rush Hour, Back to the Future, and Robocop. Gondry previously directed Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, as well as this Summer's The Science of Sleep.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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