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DreamWorks Picks Up Book Proposal 'Noble Assassin'

FILM: Cary Fukunaga
<p>&quot;Jane Eyre&#39;s&quot; Cary Fukunaga (WME, Anonymous, Lichter Grossman) will direct a new version of Stephen King&#39;s &quot;It&quot; for Warner Bros. and co-write the script with Chase Palmer, who adapted Frank Herbert&#39;s &quot;Dune&quot; for Paramount. Seth Grahame-Smith, David Katzenberg, Roy Lee and Dan Lin are producing.</p>
Cary Fukunaga is attached to direct and will produce with Anonymous Content.

DreamWorks Studios has acquired a book proposal by Paul Kix for Noble Assassin as a directing vehicle for Cary Fukunaga.

Fukunaga will also produce as will Anonymous Content, the production company behind  DreamWorks’ upcoming Benedict Cumberbatch drama The Fifth Estate.

Based on the true story of a French aristocrat turned anti-Nazi-Saboteur named Robert de la Rochefoucald who is described as being James Bond before there was a James Bond.

More to come.

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