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Tina Fey Will Star in The Taliban Shuffle

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0001 -- Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon and actress Tina Fey on February 17, 2014 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)

Tina Fey will star in and produce the movie The Taliban Shuffle, based on journalist Kim Barker's memoir, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to the Wrap. Fey's frequent collaborator Robert Carlock wrote the adaptation, which traces Barker's experience as a war correspondent. It might not sound funny ha-ha, but in its 2011 review of the book, the Times wrote that "[Barker] depicts herself as a sort of Tina Fey character, who unexpectedly finds herself addicted to the adrenaline rush of war." Fate!

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