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Which David Mamet will direct his JFK film?

David Mamet, provocateur

The cinema of assassination continues to flourish.

Variety reports that Cate Blanchett will star in feature film about the assassination of JFK called “Blackbird,” directed by David Mamet. The film joins Tom Hanks’ “Parkland” and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Legacy of Secrecy” as coming big-screen interpretations of the tragedy in Dallas 50 years ago.

Based on the description in Variety, “Blackbird” sounds like “Argo” meets Oliver Stone:

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