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Stanley Kubrick's historical drama 'The Downslope' to be film trilogy

Stanley Kubrick's historical drama 'The Downslope' to be film trilogy

Stanley Kubrick's unproduced 1956 screenplay "The Downslope," a historical drama set against the backdrop of the Civil War, is being developed as a feature film trilogy, with Marc Forster ("World War Z," "Monster's Ball") attached to direct and produce the first installment. The producers, who also include Lauren Selig, Barry Levine, Renee Wolfe and rights holders Phil Hobbs and Steve Lanning, announced the project Monday. Kubrick, who died in 1999, wrote "The Downslope" after the release of his allegorical war film "Fear and Desire" and before directing the World War I-set "Paths of Glory." Like those two films,...

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