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Changeling

Changeling
Casting Director: Ellen Chenoweth Director: Clint Eastwood Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Starring: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Amy Ryan, Jeffrey Donovan, Michael Kelly, Jason Butler Harner The Pitch: Single mother Christine Collins (Jolie) takes on the corrupt Lapd after her 9-year-old son, Walter (Gattlin Griffith), goes missing and the police return a boy she insists is not her own.Oscar-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood continues his streak of ambitious projects with Changeling, a searing drama set in late 1920s Los Angeles and recounting a little-known true story of child abduction, serial murder, police corruption, and a courageous single mother, Christine Collins. J. Michael Straczynski's fastidiously researched screenplay is rich with choice acting roles, from the fascinating primary characters to superb bit parts. Most are based on the individuals who lived through this real-life drama, yet dramatic license was taken to add composite and fictional characters. Veteran casting director Ellen Chenoweth was
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Changed Man

J. Michael Straczynski has carved out a prolific career as a TV writer-producer, creating science-fiction phenomenon Babylon 5, and cult classic Jeremiah. He's also a popular comic book scribe, having penned adventures for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, Thor, and the Fantastic Four. But 2008 marks a new stage in the career of the man who is affectionately known by his passionate fan base simply as Jms.Straczynski's feature script, Changeling, is now a major motion picture that's expected to be a key player in this year's awards season. The film, which was directed by Clint Eastwood and stars Angelina Jolie, chronicles the true story of Christine Collins, a '20s-era single mother who becomes enmeshed in a web of political corruption when she tries to find her kidnapped son. Currently, Straczynski is working on a slew of high-profile projects, including scripts for the Paul Greengrass–helmed They Marched Into Sunlight
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