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Justin Lin is set to direct La Riots. Deadline has confirmed Lin's involvement in the upcoming project, following Vulture's report that he was in talks. La Riots will be based on the 1992 riot in Los Angeles that lasted over six days, killing 53 people, injuring 2,000 and costing the city $$1 billion in property damage. The riot escalated after the acquittal of four Lapd cops charged with beating Rodney King. Spike Lee was attached (more) »

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