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Focus Features' James Schamus Talks Steve McQueen's Fela Kuti Biopic

  • By Simon Dang
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  • December 2, 2010 2:25 AM
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Acclaimed Nigerian Author Chris Abani Now Writing The ScriptWith English helmer Steve McQueen set to begin lensing early next year on the sex addiction drama "Shame" featuring the promising trio of Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan and James Badge Dale, we simply assumed that the project would be trumping the director's planned biopic on afrobeat pioneer and human rights activist Fela Kuti, based on Michael Veal's book "Fela: The Life and Times of an African Musical Icon."

Carey Mulligan Reportedly Joining Michael Fassbender In Steve McQueen's Sex Addiction Drama 'Shame'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 29, 2010 9:31 AM
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'Rubicon' Star James Badge Dale Also On Board As fans of award-winning-artist-turned-director Steve McQueen's debut feature, 2008's powerful "Hunger," there are few projects we're quite as excited about for 2011 as his sophomore film, "Shame." As announced a few months back, the film will see McQueen reteam with his "Hunger" star Michael Fassbender, in a drama about a sex addict in New York. It will be the first role the actor takes after playing Magneto in "X-Men: First Class,"

New Poster & Synopsis For Steve McQueen & Michael Fassbender's 'Shame'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • November 11, 2010 2:22 AM
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Update: Poster has been removed by request.

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