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Dan Stevens, Freida Pinto Join The Catastrophist

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11:  (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED)  Harvey Weinstein (L) and actor Dan Stevens attend a VIP Screening of 'The Artist' hosted by the Weinstein Company at Charlotte Street Hotel on December 11, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)

And another side project for the heir to Downton Abbey: Dan Stevens will star alongside Freida Pinto in the long-gestating adaptation of The Catastrophist, the 2007 best seller about a love affair set in sixties Congo. K'naan is also in this movie, apparently, in case you're looking for a new rapper-actor crossover to bet on.

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