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Movement on Canadian filmmaker Clement Virgo's much-anticipated film adaptation of author Lawrence Hill’s award-winning bestseller, The Book of Negroes. I've received word that Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr., Aunjanue Ellis and Lyriq Bent have all been cast in the project from Conquering Lion Pictures, Out of Africa Entertainment and Entertainment One (eOne) Television.  Ben Chaplin, Allan Hawko and Jane Alexander round out the cast. Boasting one of the strongest female characters in recent fiction, the novel's synopsis reads: Abducted as an 11-year-old child from her village in West Africa and forced to walk for months to the sea in a »

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