Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w Director Rob Luketic

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Robert Luketic, Director, made his feature film directorial debut in 2001, with the smash hit, Legally Blonde. Starring Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon as blonde sorority queen turned lawyer Elle Woods, Legally Blonde was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards  Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. Subsequently, Luketic has delivered an impressive string of A-List Hollywood features. Most recently, Luketic directed the 2013 corporate thriller, Paranoia starring Oscar nominated Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth and Oscar nominated Gary Oldman as well as the 2010 romantic thriller, Killers with Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher. Previously, Luketic helmed the highly successful 2009 romantic comedy, The Ugly Truth starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler. In 2008, Luketic directed the action adventure drama 21, which was inspired by the true story of the very brightest young minds in the country and how they took Vegas for millions. The film starred Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth and Oscar nominated Laurence Fishburne.Prior to that, Luketic directed the 2005 box office hit, Monster-in-Law starring Jennifer Lopez and Oscar winner Jane Fonda. Monster-in-Law marked Fonda’s first acting role in fifteen years. Additionally, Luketic directed the 2004 romantic comedy Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! featuring Kate Bosworth, Nathan Lane, Josh Duhamel and Topher Grace. Currently, Luketic is casting for his next film, Expendabelles, a highoctane, female driven, action/comedy spin-off of the successful Expendables franchise. Born in Sydney, Australia, Luketic studied at the prestigious Victorian College of Arts School of Film and Television, VCA. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com

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