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Chris Hemsworth Lines Up For Stephen Gaghan's 'Candy Store' & Steve McQueen Biopic

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Out of one project, into another — although Chris Hemsworth won’t be seen in the thriller American Assassin, he’s lining up another project in the genre and one much more anticipated for this writer. We reported over the summer that Stephen Gaghan, gave us the complex, adult drama Syriana back in 2005 is finally readying his follow-up, a crime drama titled Candy Store.

The project has Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz interested, and most likely to join, in addition to Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Bradley Cooper. But now the talented Hemsworth is lining up a role in the project which follows and ”elite, highly trained deep-cover operative who loses everything, ultimately disappearing into Brooklyn, where he must start again. He washes up as a beat cop, only to discover the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is also operating in his new backyard.” There’s no start date on the production yet, but expect more inform...

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