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Hey, remember “The Switch”? That Elmore Leonard adaptation, which is a prequel to “Jackie Brown”? Writer/director Dan Schechter is attached to it. Does any of that ring a bell? Well, if you do remember and have been looking forward to this, rest assured, it’s still happening, albeit with some casting changes. Will Forte and Tim Robbins will be replacing Ty Burrell and Dennis Quaid, but the rest of the cast, which includes John Hawkes, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Jennifer Aniston and Isla Fisher, still remains intact. Hawkes and Bey are playing the younger versions of the Louis and Ordell characters, previously played by Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson. The Elmore Leonard adaptation, set fifteen years before “Jackie Brown,” follows Louis and Ordell as they come together with a plan to kidnap a corrupt real estate developer’s wife (Aniston). When the husband refuses to pay the ransom, »

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