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Ever since Hugh Jackman finally signed on to lead the cast of the crime thriller Prisoners this March after circling the role back in 2009, the film has been picking up great actors left and right to fill out its cast. Melissa Leo, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano have already jumped on board, and now Deadline reports that Iron Man star Terrence Howard is the latest big time player to sign on the dotted line. Denis Villeneuve, the Oscar-nominated helmer who directed the acclaimed family drama Incendies, is directing this movie with a script from Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband) that made the Black List a few years back. The story follows a small town carpenter (Jackman) who takes the law into his own hands when the local police can't find his kidnapped daughter and her best friend. Jackman's character runs into a problem when a hot shot cop (Gyllenhaal) is sent in »

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