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Brendan Fraser to Play Expert Marksman William Tell

Brendan Fraser will star as the titular character in Nick Hurran's historical action flick William Tell 3D, producers confirmed on Friday. "There is no other actor more perfectly suited to be the patriot and family man that is William Tell," said producer Todd Moyer. Unfamiliar with this man? Tell is the legend who shot an apple off the top of his son's head with a crossbow, of course, but he's also a revered historical figure in Europe who led a revolution against the Austrian empire that helped found Switzerland. Anna Paquin is in talks to play Tell's wife, Zora. Expect Fraser to shoot some 3-D arrows at the audience, nailing the invisible apples on all our heads. [Coming Soon]