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One of the pictures with the most potential right now is William Friedkin‘s pitch-black comedy Killer Joe, written by Tracy Letts from his own play of the same title, which won Pulitzer and Tony prizes in 2008. The story is about “a brother (Emile Hirsch) and sister combo who plot the death of their mother for the insurance money and hire “Killer Joe” Cooper, a cop and contract killer (Matthew McConaughey) to do the deed.”

Now Thomas Haden Church is part of the cast, playing the father of Hirsch’s character. Church has also just joined Cameron Crowe’s new film We Bought a Zoo. Church will shoot this film first, then Crowe’s movie. [Variety]

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For the past few months, word has been kicking around Louisiana that William Friedkin would be shooting a new film with Matthew McConaughey called Killer Joe. And now the news is official; Friedkin has lined up McConaughey and Emile Hirsch for the film, which will shoot late this fall. Read More »

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