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Hoffman Lands New Role in the "Savages"

March 8, 2006 (2:08 am) GMT
Fresh off his best actor Oscar win Sunday, Philip Seymour Hoffman has signed on to star in the comedy drama "The Savages"

Has just won an Oscar apparently doesn't make easily feels satisfied, in fact he keeps moving on honing his acting talent more and more. Thus, the actor reportedly has signed on to star in the upcoming comedy drama "", joining the already on board cast .

The Fox Searchlight film is written by Tamara Jenkins, who will direct as well. The film revolves around a pair of adult siblings (Hoffman, Linney) who are obliged to care for their estranged and ailing elderly father who never took care of them. As they do, they confront the legacy of their upbringing and the realities of familial responsibility.

Filming is scheduled to begin in April in New York.

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