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Right here’s one for the Hyde Park on Hudson set. As we speak, Deadline broke the news of an upcoming film referred to as Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood about George Bernard Shaw visiting Los Angeles in 1933 to barter promoting the movie rights to Pygmalion. Derek Jacobi will star because the Irish playwright, Eileen Atkins will play his spouse, Aidan Turner will play Clark Gable, Dustin Hoffman will play MGM co-founder Louis B. Mayer, and Sam Neill will play William Randolph Hearst.

This information comes at a time after we as a society have solely barely simply recovered from getting Manked final 12 months, because of David Fincher’s personal Golden Age Hollywood movie that additionally featured actors enjoying real-life figures Mayer and Hearst. Mr. Shaw Goes to Hollywood is predicated on a play of the identical title by Sesame Avenue author Mark Saltzman, and it’ll start filming later this 12 months after coming into the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition gross sales market. Let this be your yearly reminder to revisit Hail, Caesar! Boy, is that flick a hoot.

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