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Michael Fassbender to Play Thomas Wolfe and Colin Firth to Play His Editor

Michael Fassbender and Colin Firth: How do you swoon with an accent? Photo: Getty Images

Our Anglo-prayers have been answered. Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender will star opposite each other in Genius, an adaption of A. Scott Berg’s National Book Award–winning Max Perkins: Editor of Genius. Michael Fassbender will play Thomas Wolfe and Firth will play Wolfe’s legendary editor Max Perkins. Man, this movie’s going to inspire some real highbrow fan fiction.

Michael Fassbender to Play Thomas Wolfe