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Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

Jaden Smith will play Little Onion, the young slave who joins John Brown's team of abolitionists in a film adaptation of James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Deadline reports.

The satirical take on a serious era in America's history won McBride the 2013 National Book Award. The jury wrote that it was written in "a voice as comic and original as any we...

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