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Dreamworks Acquires 'Voices From The Dead,' Spec Script About Houdini and Conan Doyle

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 10, 2011 3:20 AM
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With two critically and commercially successful reboots appearing in the past few years, in the form of Guy Ritchie's big-screen actioner and the BBC's superior contemporary reboot, Sherlock Holmes is very much back on the agenda. But his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, has held almost as much fascination to filmmakers in recent years as the great detective himself: Doyle's appeared as a character, often in some kind of investigatory role, in the last decade in films like "Finding Neverland," "Shanghai Knights" and on the BBC mystery show "Murder Rooms," and now we look to be heading towards one more take that suggests that the writer didn't just leave the detecting to his creation.

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