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Blakeson Emcees Imitation Game

March 17, 2012

J Blakeson is in talks to direct the biopic “The Imitation Game” acoording to Variety.

The film deals with Alan Turing , an English mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, computer scientist, criminally prosecuted and chemically castrated homosexual, and tortured soul who committed suicide by eating a cyanide-laced apple.Turing was highly influential in the founding of computer science and artificial intelligence, along with devising techniques for breaking German ciphers during the Second World War. He was also one of the earliest to explore the biological process of morphogenesis.

Graham Moore’s script is based on the biograpghy by Andrew Hodges

Nora Grossman and Ido Ostrowsky will produce.

Ron Howard was reportedly interested in directing the film last Fall and wanted Leonardo DiCaprio to play Turing but both have moved on.

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