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Gael Garcia Bernal to star in Jon Stewart’s directorial debut

Gael Garcia Bernal will take on the lead role in Jon Stewart’s upcoming feature directorial debut, The Wrap reports. Stewart is taking 12 weeks off from The Daily Show to film Rosewater, based on Maziar Bahari’s 2011 book Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival. It tells the true, harrowing tale of a […]

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Jon Stewart makes directorial debut with Rosewater; sits out Daily Show for 12 weeks

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart is set to make his feature directorial debut, Deadline reports. He has personally penned the screen adaptation of Maziar Bahari’s memoir Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity and Survival. Titled Rosewater, it tells the true, harrowing tale of a journalist captured in Iran and brutally tortured for 118 […]

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