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Jude Law Replaces Michael Fassbender as the 'Genius'

April 26, 2014 (12:43 am) GMT
Law will take over the role of Thomas Wolfe from Fassbender whose schedule has forced him out of the project.
Jude Law Replaces Michael Fassbender as the 'Genius'

has been brought in to replace in "". The British actor is to portray literary icon Thomas Wolfe opposite and among others.

The film is an adaptation of the celebrated A. Scott Berg book about the dynamic relationship between Wolfe and his editor Max Perkins. Firth is to play Perkins as a man who "served these authors not only as editor extraordinaire but also as critic, psychoanalyst, father-confessor, and devoted friend."

"" writer John Logan wrote the script while theater director Michael Grandage is making his feature film debut as the director of the film. They have collaborated on the Tony-winning "Red" and "Peter and Alice".

Shooting is to begin this fall in the U.K. and the U.S.

Wolfe, who died when he was just 37, was one of the most acclaimed writers of the early 20th century. Perkins helped shape Wolfe's famed novels "Look Homeward, Angel" and "Of Time and the River."

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