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David W. Ross hopes 'I Do' stirs action on gay marriage

David W. Ross hopes 'I Do' stirs action on gay marriage

Talk about tapping into the zeitgeist.

With most polls now showing a majority in favor of marriage equality, 12 states legally recognizing gay marriage and the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, the timing would seem ideal for "I Do," the romantic drama that opened May 31 in Los Angeles and more than a dozen other cities that involves gay rights, same-sex marriage and the definition of family. Yet this heartfelt tale took a more circuitous route to the big screen than its opportune release might suggest.

David W. Ross, the writer and star of "I Do," — and onetime British boy band sensation...

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