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Oren Moverman Attached To Direct Turn Of The Century Pic 'The Big Blow'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 7, 2012 11:23 AM
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Working in Hollywood requires skill, luck and sometimes, a helluva lot of patience. First picked up by Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free banner nearly a decade ago, Joe Lansdale's novella "The Big Blow" has been taking a slow and steady path to the big screen. Millard Kaufman ("Gun Crazy," "Bad Day At Black Rock") was first hired to adapt the story (sadly, he passed away in 2009) and a few years down the line, writer/director Oren Moverman was brought on to do further work. And while he's been busy on a plethora of other projects (as he usually is) bringing "The Messenger" and "Rampart" to the big screen, and writing "I'm Not There" for Todd Haynes, it seems "The Big Blow" is in the mix for his next effort behind the camera.

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