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Paul Dano to Play Steven Spielberg's Father in Film About Director's Life

Paul Dano to Play Steven Spielberg's Father in Film About Director's Life

Paul Dano has signed on to play a reimagined version of Steven Spielberg‘s father in the film loosely based on the director’s life.

THR notes that the character will be based on his dad but “with a separate and original voice.”

If you don’t know, Spielberg is working with screenwriter Tony Kushner on turning his life into a movie. He will also direct the film, which is expected to begin filming this summer and be released in 2022. Fun fact: Spielberg hasn’t written a screenplay since 2001′s A.I.: Artificial Intelligence.

Seth Rogen will play Steven‘s uncle and Michelle Williams will play Steven‘s mom.

Stay tuned as we find out more about this upcoming film!

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