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Red Sparrow book cover - Jason Matthews - 2013

On August 14, 2013, Deadline.com reported that Aronofsky was in talks to direct a film adaptation of Jason Matthews' spy novel Red Sparrow, with Eric Warren Singer attached to write its script. However, The Hollywood Reporter later reported on January 16, 2014, that Aronofsky had abandoned the project. On June 9, 2014, it was announced that David Fincher would direct the film, although no release date was announced at the moment. The film was eventually produced with Francis Lawrence directing.

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