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1.) Denzel Washington is targeting a return to the director's chair with an adaptation of the August Wilson stage play Fences. He starred in the production's 12-week Broadway run back in 2010, alongside Viola Davis, as the story follows a trash collector from Pittsburgh who is still haunted by his squandered professional baseball career. The film would mark Washington's third directorial effort after Antwone Fisher and The Great Debaters. While Washington would likely also star in the film version, there's no word yet on he's looking for Davis to reprise her role as well. Empire 2.) Cody Horn (Magic Mike, End of Watch) has joined Maria Bello and Frank Grillo in an untitled ghost story from producer James Wan (Saw, Insidious). Will Canon will direct the thriller, which once carried the title House of Horror. Horn will play a ghost hunter alongside a police officer (Grillo) and a psychologist (Bello) as they investigating »

- Kevin Blumeyer

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