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War hero Louis Zamperini dies, but story will live on in 'Unbroken'
War hero Louis Zamperini dies, but story will live on in 'Unbroken'

The remarkable life of Louis Zamperini — the Olympic runner turned World War II bombardier who survived a plane crash in the Pacific, being stranded in a raft and being tortured by the Japanese — has ended. Zamperini died Wednesday at the age of 97. Zamperini's story, however, will live on in "Unbroken," the upcoming biographical drama directed by Angelina Jolie and based on the bestselling book by Laura Hillenbrand. One of Hollywood's longest-gestating projects, the movie that would finally become "Unbroken" has been kicking around at Universal Pictures for more than 50 years, since the studio bought the rights to Zamperini's 1956 memoir...

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