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Gerard Butler Off to War in ‘Coriolanus’

Star signs on opposite first-time director Ralph Fiennes.

Gerard Butler is the lure for buyers at AFM eyeing a deal for rights to Ralph Fiennes’ directorial debut "Coriolanus."

Butler has signed to star opposite Fiennes in what is billed as a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s Rome-set political and family drama.

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