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Darren Aronofsky in Talks to Direct a Modern-Day Spy Movie

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 04:  Darren Aronofsky attends the closing night awards during the 2013 First Time Fest at The Players Club on March 4, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Kim/FilmMagic)

How does one follow building an actual giant ark for a Noah's ark movie? Spies! Deadline reports that Darren Aronofsky is in talks to follow Noah with an adaptation of the contemporary espionage novel Red Sparrow. The book centers on a bored, ex-ballerina spy in the modern day Russian intelligence agency that is tasked with discovering a male CIA mole. The spies eventually get intertwined with thrilling and sexy results. Look, we know it sounds nothing like Black Swan, but doesn't it kind of sound exactly like Black Swan?

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