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David Fincher to direct Bobby Fischer Chess Drama

Posted: March 15, 2010 at 4:26 am   /   Local, Movie News

Variety is reporting that David Fincher’s next project will possibly be, Pawn Sacrifice, a drama based on the life of Bobby Fischer who was a chess prodigy.  The same article says he is also interested in helming an adaptation of, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, at the same studio as Sacrifice but nothing is […]

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Tobey Maguire Playing Bobby Fischer?

Posted: February 25, 2010 at 12:12 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Maguire might have just lost a franchise character in Spider-man, but it looks like he might be playing famous chess icon, Bobby Fischer,  in the film Pawn Sacrifice. Pawn Sacrifice follows Bobby Fischer who has to face the Russian chess champion, Boris Spassky,  in 1972, in a game filled with Cold War overtones. Basically think […]

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