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Lois Lowry's s 1993 award-winning novel The Giver was a staple of just about every 90s kid's diet of books, and Hollywood has been trying to capitalize on that for years. Studios have tried and tried to make an adaptation of the book, but for whatever reason the project has always managed to hit roadblocks that prevent it from actually getting made. Well, now things are starting to look good again as the film may have finally found a director. Phillip Noyce, who is best known for helming films like Salt, The Quiet American, Patriot Games and The Bone Collector, is now negotiating for the chance to helm the film version of the Lowry classic, according to Variety. The Weinstein Compay and Walden Media are backing the project - along with producers Jeff Bridges and Nikki Silver, but they had no comment about the filmmaker choice. For those unfamiliar with »


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