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Philip Seymour Hoffman Signs On to Direct Ghost Story 'Ezekiel Moss'

September 18, 2012 (3:54 am) GMT
The Lancaster Dodd of 'The Master' is set to make his second directorial effort with the Depression Era ghost tale, which script is included in 2011 Black List.
Philip Seymour Hoffman

Hot on heels of his highly-praised performance in "", Oscar winner is now preparing himself to serve behind the lens. Courtesy of Variety, the 45-year-old thesp has signed on to helm a Depression Era ghost story called "".

The film, which script is included in 2011 Black List, is set up at Mandalay Pictures with Keith Bunin serving as the scribe. It centers on an imaginative young boy who lives in a small town and befriends a mysterious drifter. He may have the ability to speak with the dead.

Mandalay's Cathy Schulman says of Hoffman's involvement in the project, "Hoffman is one of the great talents of our generation." She gushes, "We are thrilled to be in his capable hands directing this captivating and gothic exploration of faith and the supernatural."

"Ezekiel Moss" will mark Hoffman's second directorial stint after 2010's "". The New York native will next be seen starring as Plutarch Heavensbee in "", and will also be seen in "" later this fall.

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