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Viggo Mortensen has been cast in the upcoming film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s “The Two Faces of January”, Collider is reporting. The ‘Lord of the Rings’ actor will appear as one of the three starring roles in screenwriter Hossein Amini’s directorial debut. The 1964 psychological thriller novel follows an American con artist, his wife and a stranger traveling in Athens. Hotel owner Rydal Keener is waiting for something exciting to happen while he’s on duty. Manipulator and fraud Chester MacFarland, meanwhile, has been waiting for his wife Colette to find him in the hotel. After the three meet, they realize that while silence can be bought, their lives cost the »

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