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Connelly, Bettany Are Born With Stop-Motion

Real life husband and wife, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, have joined the cast of BORN, a psychological thriller featuring stop-motion animation from Chiodo Bros. Prods. (TEAM AMERICA, ELF), reports VARIETY.

Guillermo del Toro, Lawrence Gordon and Lloyd Levin are producing with Clive Barker on as exec producer. Steve Lanning and Cliff Lanning are also producing. Daniel Simpson is set to direct.

Simpson, Barker and Paul Kaye wrote the screenplay. The story follows a clay animator who settles down in a quiet English town when his creations begin acting out his nightmares.

Production will begin in mid-August in the U.K.

This is the first film L.A.-based production house ClearVision Media Production Group.

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