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Tom Hanks Attached to Somali Pirates Movie

There's just something about Tom Hanks and perilous voyages. His travels in Cast Away and Apollo 13 didn't go so well, and now Hanks is poised to add another bad trip to his filmography: He's attached himself to an adaptation of A Captain's Duty, where he'll play Richard Phillips, the captain taken hostage by Somali pirates back in 2009. Though there's no director set, Billy Ray wrote the script, and the production team is a Social Network reunion that includes Kevin Spacey, Scott Rudin, and Mike De Luca. [Deadline]

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