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WGN America is looking for a little The Bible-like magic, ordering Ten Commandments, a 10-part scripted event series from The Weinstein Co. and setting 10 filmmakers to direct each part. Over 10 nights, filmmakers including Gus Van Sant (Milk), Lee Daniels (The Butler), Jim Sheridan (In America), Wes Craven (Nightmare on Elm Street) and Michael Cera (Arrested Development) will direct episodes of the mini, bringing a modern interpretation to each Commandment. Additional directors will be announced at a later date. The mini hails from producers Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook) and Bob Weinstein. Story: The 'Bible'

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