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Steve Kloves to Write and Direct "Defending Jacob"

Posted by: Catherine
May 17, 2012, 05:54 AM

Steve Kloves, who wrote seven of the eight Harry Potter films, has been asked by Warner Bros. to write and direct a new thriller: Defending Jacob. Defending Jacob is an adaption of William Landry's novel, a New York Times Best Seller. Variety reports:

Set in a wealthy Boston suburb, novel follows a district attorney who must leave his day job to defend his son from a murder charge while uncertain of his son's innocence.
The film is still in the very early stages of production, so there is no set release date just yet.

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80450 Points

How nice for him…

Posted by Won_Two on May 17, 2012, 10:45 AM report to moderator
1787 Points

Never heard of the book…

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on May 17, 2012, 04:09 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

Sounds like an interesting lawyer drama.

Posted by LunaLuver on May 17, 2012, 05:07 PM report to moderator
5439 Points

How nice for him doing it!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on May 18, 2012, 04:04 AM report to moderator
1317 Points

How wonderful a directing stint along with the writing> Kudos!!!!

Posted by hewy on May 20, 2012, 04:54 PM report to moderator
398 Points

Let us pray that he does not “rewrite” the course of events.

Posted by sidnandragin on May 20, 2012, 06:19 PM report to moderator
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