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The Weinstein Co. has acquired Stephen Frears' "Philomena" for $6 million, TWC co-chair Harvey Weinstein told TheWrap. Based on a real story, the film stars Judi Dench (left) as Philomena Lee, an Irish woman who searches for her son that she was forced to give up for adoption as a teenager. The film is based on BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith's 2009 book, "The Lost Child of Philomena Lee." British comedian Steve Coogan also stars in the film, which he co-wrote with Jeff Pope. He plays a journalist who helps Lee search for her »


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