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For a while there, riding in the wake of the success of "Crazy Heart," director Scott Cooper put his name to a not insignificant number of potential projects, before finally mounting "Out Of The Furnace" last year. And it looks like one of those movies is moving on without him. Walter Salles is in talks to direct "The Man In The Rockefeller Suit" for Fox Searchlight, which should mark a pretty interesting gear shift from the director of "The Motorcycle Diaries" and the upcoming "On The Road." Based on the book by Mark Seal, this is fascinating true story the tells the tale of Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, a German-born conman who for decades passed himself off as Clark Rockefeller, a member of the famed and powerful family, rising up the social ladder as a result.  The project is still in early stages, and a writer is still being sought to »

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