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Channing Tatum To Play Addict In "What's Left of Us"

Channing Tatum To Play Addict In "What's Left of Us" The Dear John heartthrob and G.I. Joe action figure will star in What's Left of Us , based on Richie Farrell’s novel, which the author is adapting for the screen. Based on a true story, Tatum will play a heroin addict going through 7 excruciating days in detox. The project is one of 3 films that new London and Los Angeles-based producer and financier Berkeley Square Films has announced here. Meanwhile, BSF’s first $7M production, Black Pearl, will start filming in October. Star Wars star Mark Hamill, another board member, will direct based on his own Dark Horse graphic novel. Michael Uslan (The Dark Knight) is executive producing. Hamill tells me that Black Pearl will be a near-documentary look at what would happen if a vigilante dressed up as a superhero. “It’s about a guy addicted to adrenalin.” Please Leave A Comment- Source- Deadline

Mark Hamill To Direct "The Black Pearl"

Mark Hamill To Direct "The Black Pearl" Mark Hamill (Yes, Luke Skywalker)  is directing a bigscreen adaptation of his comicbook miniseries " The Black Pearl " through new production and finance outfit Berkeley Square Films. Project was originally penned for the big screen 14 years ago but then turned into a comicbook. The $7 million live-action pic is adapted by Hamill and "The Fighter's" Paul Tamasy and writing partner Eric Johnson. Hamill said the comic, which was published by Dark Horse Comics in 1996 and penned by Hamill and Johnson, is a "dark, edgy thriller" that the company hopes will receive an R rating. Hamill admits he's been "obsessed with comicbooks" his entire life -- his directorial debut was docu "Comic Book: The Movie" and he has provided voiceovers for comic-based programs, including the Joker in "Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker." "We started getting interest from some pre