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Gore Verbinski to Direct Adaptation of the Graphic Novel Pyongyang

Director Gore Verbinski arrives to the 37th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards at InterContinental Hotel on January 13, 2012 in Century City, California.

Gore Verbinski is known for directing some of the largest movies of the past decade, including three Pirates of the Carribeans and the upcoming Lone Ranger. However, it appears his next project will be a bit more humble. Deadline reports he is attached to direct an adaptation of the graphic novel Pyongyang. The novel centers on a young French-Canadian animator who moves to North Korea to act as a liaison for a French animation production company. Things do not go well. So, the question is: Does Johnny Depp know how to do a French-Canadian accent?

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