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This is John Krasinski’s time to shine on the big screen.  Best known for his role as Jim Halpert on The Office, Krasinski actually graduated as a playwright with honors from Brown University and makes his screenwriting debut with Promised Land.

Krasinski took an original story written by Dave Eggers, writer of Away We Go (which Krasinski starred  in) and Where the Wild Things Are, to his good chum, Oscar-winning screenwriter/star Matt Damon, and the two banged out a heartfelt film with an environmental message.

Kransinski and Damon both star (as well as co-produce) and are joined by a stellar cast including Oscar-winner Frances McDormand (Moonrise Kingdom, Fargo); Rosemarie DeWitt (Rachel Getting Married, Company Men), Scoot McNairy (Monsters) and Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild, Water for Elephants). Focus Features and director Gus Van ...

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