Gael Garcia Bernal to Lead Jon Stewart’s Directorial Debut ‘Rosewater’

Posted May 24, 2013 by Rick in Movie News
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Earlier this year, we learned that Jon Stewart would take a break this summer from hosting “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central to get behind the camera for his feature directorial debut. Stewart is getting ready to shoot Rosewater, an adaptation of the Maziar Bahari’s book Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story Of Love, Captivity And Survival, which he also wrote himself. The film chronicles the harrowing journey the BBC journalist had to endure when he left London to cover Iran’s presidential elections in 2009, and now The Wrap reports Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal has landed the lead role in the drama. More below! ›››
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