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Hardy, Shannon Travel The "Red Road"

By Garth Franklin Thursday August 16th 2012 09:15AM

Tom Hardy and Michael Shannon are set to star in a film adaptation of "Hung" writer/producer Brett C. Leonard's play "The Long Red Road" at Whipsmart reports Variety.

Hardy plays Sam, an alcoholic living on a South Dakota Indian reservation. When a visitor from his past arrives, Sam has to take a hard look at the life he left behind.

Shannon is set to play Sam's older brother. Hardy played the role in the 2010 Chicago stage production of the work which was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman. No word if Hoffman will direct this film adaptation.

Paul Neesan and Richard Fant will produce.

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