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Daniel Adams Takes on Human Trafficking Story ‘Land of the Free’

12 September 2014 6:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Daniel Adams, who spent over a year in jail for production tax credit fraud, has signed on to direct the thriller “Land of the Free” for producer and co-writer Marie Paquim.

Adams plans to begin shooting in the spring and then move on to the thriller “Panama,” as recently reported by Variety. He’s faced with making $4.4 million in restitution as part of his sentence.

“Land of the Free” is inspired by a true story about an F.B.I. agent fighting demons from his past who combines forces with an enslaved Portuguese woman to shut down a notorious human trafficking ring.

Paquim drew upon her on own real-life kidnapping and fight to escape slavery and said she chose Adams because of his background.

“Few people can understand the horrors I went through, but, due to his own recent experience, Daniel understands,” she said. “I cannot imagine another director that »

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