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February 1, 2011 (8:13 am) GMT
Caviezel would portray Ward Allen who tried to navigate the vicissitudes of social, industrial, environmental and personal change.

Jim Caviezel and are to team up on the big screen to tell the true story of an early 1900s tycoon who went into business with a freed slave. "" star Caviezel will portray Ward Allen in the film, "", and Ejiofor his sidekick Christmas Moultrie.

Director Annette Haywood-Carter's historical film will also feature , and .

Haywood-Carter tells WENN, "Ward Allen was a romantic naturalist, an aristocrat who turned his back on a life of material comfort to become a market hunter. He and Christmas Moultrie became business partners, confidantes and life-long friends and together they tried to navigate the vicissitudes of social, industrial, environmental and personal change that threatened their way of life. This is an amazing cast, beyond my wildest imagination."

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