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Michael Fassbender is in negotiations to star in gangster film “Trespass Against Us.”

Pic is penned by Alastair Siddons, who will produce alongside Gail Egan and Andrea Calderwood of Potboiler Productions. It is the narrative feature debut of hotly tipped U.K. helmer Adam Smith.

Protagonist Pictures will begin pre-selling the film at the Afm next week. It was developed by and is being co-financed by Film4, and is scheduled to shoot in the U.K. in 2014.

Fassbender would play the lead role of Chad Cutler in the film, which will be infused with action, crime and a strong sense of humor, according to Protagonist.

The movie is set across three generations of the rowdy Cutler family, who live as outlaws — hunting hares, ram-raiding stately homes and taunting the police. The family have always lived this way but, defying the expectations of his father, Chad Cutler is looking for a »


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