PRO­DUC­TION NOTES

Movies and TV shows in the works

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An­gelina Jolie is team­ing with Ir­ish an­i­ma­tion stu­dio Car­toon Sa­loon (Song Of The Sea) to pro­duce The Bread­win­ner, the tale of an Afghan girl who dis­guises her­self as a boy to earn money. Tom Hanks has writ­ten and may star in Grey­hound, a World War II drama about a Navy pen­cil-pusher who be­comes a tor­pedo-pusher when he’s put in charge of a de­stroyer. Kil­ler-for-hire Death­stroke, aka Slade Wil­son, will be Bat­man’s chief ad­ver­sary in the up­com­ing solo movie. Joe Man­ganiello has been cast as the vil­lain, who was an in­spi­ra­tion for Dead­pool, aka Wade Wil­son. While shoot­ing The Help, Vi­ola Davis dis­cov­ered The Per­sonal His­tory Of Rachel Dupree, a novel about a war­ring cou­ple in South Dakota. She’s now set to star in a film adap­ta­tion.

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