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Who doesn’t want Angelina Jolie? According to Variety, Universal Pictures has snagged the actress to star with James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in Wanted. The action film is based on the graphic novel of the same name.

McAvoy will play a young man who discovers his father is an assassin, only to learn shortly thereafter that his dad has been murdered. The youth is drafted to follow in his father’s footsteps. Jolie will play an assassin who teaches the ropes to the wannabe killer.

The script is by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas, with a rewrite by Dean Georgaris, and is to be directed by Timur Bekmambetov.

via Variety (link)

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