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Twilight’s Ashley Greene Will Star in an Oliver Twist Update

Ashley Greene.

Ashley Greene will be channeling her inner Dickensian scamp in the upcoming film Olivia Twisted, an "ultra-modern" take on the required-reading classic Oliver Twist. The new movie centers on 19-year-old Olivia and "a group of highly-trained, orphaned street urchins" who wind up in the middle of a turf war; this all occurs over a "unique gothic backdrop," according to Variety. What is the age cutoff for urchinhood in this "ultra-modern," "gothic," gender-swapped Dickens world? And is an "ultra-modern," "gothic" Artful Dodger pretty much a Martial-Arts-ful Dodger? [Variety]

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