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'Jack the Giant Slayer' director faced some towering challenges
When screenwriter Darren Lemke first proposed the idea of contemporizing the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale with CG technology, it was 2005. Tim Burton had not yet jumped into the rabbit hole with "Alice in Wonderland." Amanda Seyfried had yet to don the cape for "Red Riding Hood." Snow White had no Huntsman.
By Nicole Sperling, Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2013