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Tom Hiddleston to Star in J. G. Ballard Adaptation

Tom Hiddleston, renter.

Tom Hiddleston will be starring in an adaptation of J. G. Ballard's 1975 novel High Rise. The news first broke when director Ben Wheatley tweeted out a poster for the project, with more details then coming out of the Berlin International Film Festival. High Rise tells the story of a fancy new all-encompassing apartment complex, which, over time, descends into chaos, with the lower, middle, and upper classes (who live on the lower, middle, and upper floors, respectively) basically waging a war against each other. And we thought finding a good two-bedroom in (insert cool area in the city nearest you) was hard.

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