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Liev Schreiber, Jaden Smith to Star in The Good Lord Bird

That was fast! Your 2013 National Book Award winner is already getting its film adaptation: Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith are both attached to The Good Lord Bird, based on the novel by James McBride. Schreiber will play John Brown, the famed abolitionist, to Smith's Henry, a young slave whom Brown mistakes for a girl. Listen carefully, and you can hear Will Smith screaming "The patterns are working!" all the way from L.A.