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Chris Pine is in negotiations to star in Disney’s “The Finest Hours.”

Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct.

The project is based on true events revolving around a 1952 rescue effort by the Coast Guard to save the crews of two oil tankers that crashed into each other off the coast of New England.

Jim Whitaker is producing.

Pine is repped by CAA and John Carrabino Management and was last seen in Paramount’s “Jack Ryan.” Gillespie is repped by UTA and Management 360.

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