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Weinstein Picks Up Fassbender-Led "Macbeth"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 16th 2013 03:31PM

The Weinstein Company looks to have beaten out Fox Searchlight and is closing a deal to distribute "Snowtown" director Justin Kurzel's new film adaptation of Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in this version which includes the original Shakespearean dialogue and is set in the time period of the play.

Jacob Koskoff and Todd Louiso adapted the script, while Iain Canning and Emile Sherman are producing.

Source: Deadline

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