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After making nothing but “Fast and Furious” movies for the last five years, Justin Lin may finally get a chance to venture off into new territory. Warner Bros has won a bidding war to acquire the rights to an upcoming novel by "The Breach" author Patrick Lee, with Lin attached to direct. The novel does not appear to have a title at the moment, but apparently it’s part of a three-book deal that the author has with Macmillan Publishers. The novel, which is described as a “character-driven thriller,” follows ex-special operative Sam Dryden as he “runs into a mysterious young girl who is not quite what she seems, and he embarks on a journey to keep her safe from a powerful government agent intent on hunting her down.” While the project doesn’t appear to stray too far from Justin Lin’s wheelhouse, it should still be interesting to »


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