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Shaye in the Director's Chair for 'The Last Mimzy'

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Shaye in the Director's Chair for 'The Last Mimzy'

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Shaye in the Director's Chair for 'The Last Mimzy'

Shaye in the Director's Chair for 'The Last Mimzy'

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Director Robert Shaye with two of the grown-up stars of The Last Mimzy, Timothy Hutton and Joely Richardson. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Director Robert Shaye with two of the grown-up stars of The Last Mimzy, Timothy Hutton and Joely Richardson.

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Director and Hollywood insider Bob Shaye is behind a new science-fiction movie called The Last Mimzy, a story about two kids who discover a time capsule from the future.

Shaye's also the head of New Line Cinema, the studio that brought you the Nightmare on Elm Street series and the Lord of the Rings.