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by jeff sneider
Dane DeHaan is set to play James Dean in a movie called 'Life'.
Dane DeHaan to play James Dean alongside Robert Pattinson in Life.
Dane DeHaan will play James Dean while Robert Pattinson will take on the role of Magnum photographer Dennis Stock in Anton Corbijn’s Life, which FilmNation will be selling to international buyers at the Toronto market.
The King’s Speech producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films are producing with Christina Piovesan of First Generation Films.
Written by Luke Davies, Life follows the friendship that Stock struck up with Dean when he was commissioned to photograph the budding young actor. Production is scheduled to start in February in Canada.
CAA is handling US rights.
Like Stock, Corbijn is also a celebrated photographer whose visual gifts served him well on films such as Control, The American and the upcoming thriller A Most Wanted Man.
Twilight sensation Pattinson next stars in David Michod’s The Rover and David Cronenberg’s Maps To The Stars .
DeHaan will soon be seen in Devil’s Knot and Kill Your Darlings, as well as Metallica Through The Never.
Screen Daily broke the news of Pattinson and DeHaan’s casting. — Reuters
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