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'Hugo' Scribe John Logan Begins Work on Two-Part Original James Bond story

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<p>After 10 years writing plays in Chicago, John Logan turned to Hollywood in the mid-1990s. Within a few years, he had co-written &quot;Any Given Sunday&quot; and &quot;Gladiator&quot; and written &quot;The Aviator&quot; -- and earned two Oscar nominations in the process.</p>   |   Ian Gavan/Getty Images
The screenplays will not be based on the works of Bond author Ian Fleming.

Hugo scribe John Logan has begun work on a two-part original James Bond story.

Logan, who sold the pitch to Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson, has begun writing the two screenplays, which are not based on the works of Ian Fleming.

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Logan, whose credits include Rango and The Aviator, is repped by CAA.

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