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While he didn't get the win in 2011, Denis Villeneuve's Oscar nominated "Incendies" put the helmer on the map, Hollywood called and he suddenly found a few more options on his plate. Last year, he came on board the long developing Black List script "Prisoners" (which recently landed a lead in Hugh Jackman) as well as an adaptation of Russell Banks' "The Darling" with Jessica Chastain linked to a role. And then last month, he also put an adaptation of Joe Sacco's "Footsteps In Gaza" on his pile. But it's a new project that looks like it will go first.

Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal and Villeneuve will take on "An Enemy," a thriller based on the book by literary genius José Saramago. Adapted by Javier Gullón, the story follows a man who rents a DVD only to discover that one of the minor characters -- who isn't »


- Kevin Jagernauth

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