Who Says Manly Men Don’t Dance?

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Okay, you can make a pretty good case that John Woo – once the unchallenged master of the bullet ballet thanks to films like The Killer, Hard Boiled and even Face/Off – has been on the slippery slope to film oblivion, and deservedly so, since he did Mission Impossible 2, but I’ve got to say this has got me intrigued … Word is Woo is after Hugh ‘The Wolverine’ Jackman to star in an upcoming gangster musical. That’s right, Woo’s going to stop just editing all that gun play to music, he’s actually gonna put the music in the film and have his actors dance along. No question Jackman’s the right guy to combine manly swagger and Broadway showtunes – he’s finishing a very successful run on Broadway right now – but does Woo have enough left in the tank? If so he just may pull off one very peculiar flick …

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