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  1. Dan Wetzel

    Speilberg & Iwo Jima

    I'd like to see them use unknown actors, similar to what they did with Band of Brothers. I guess SPR was the same way at that time, as well. Now most of those actors are quite famous. I'm sure it will have Oscar potential as well. ------------------ DVD Collection
  2. Dan Wetzel

    Speilberg & Iwo Jima

    If they do show the Japanese on Iwo Jima, we probably won't see much of them. They pretty much just hid out in the caves and tunnels. Also, every single Japanese who was defending the island was killed (some 22,000). ------------------ DVD Collection
  3. Dan Wetzel

    Speilberg & Iwo Jima

    Found another article about Dreamworks buying the film rights to the book "Flags of our Fathers". I'd think this is what they would base the film around. http://www.jamesbradley.com/press/dream.htm ------------------ DVD Collection
  4. Dan Wetzel

    Speilberg & Iwo Jima

    Ambrose was on Letterman Friday night and mentioned this. I looked into it a little more and read some articles on the internet. Heres one: http://ww2.pstripes.osd.mil/01/apr01/ed041001c.html "Spielberg wants to do a film on Iwo Jima," Ambrose said. "So the pressure just grew. Finally, I...
  5. Dan Wetzel

    Speilberg & Iwo Jima

    I have heard and read that there is a good possibility that Steven Spielberg with be working on a new movie based on the Battle of Iwo Jima. Basically a Pacific counterpart to Saving Private Ryan. Stephen Ambrose will also be a involved with this project, although I'm not sure if it will be any...