Chas­ing the Uni­corn

Metro Canada (Toronto) - - CANADA -

ning an Academy Award for Room, Lar­son did some­thing most ac­tors wouldn’t dare at­tempt — she changed ca­reers. Sure, she’s still act­ing but snatch­ing up rights to a script she once

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Ac­tor Mamoudou Athie, left, says he ap­pre­ci­ates that Brie Lar­son took “a huge risk” in di­rect­ing Uni­corn Store, in which they both star.

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