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Cohen Media Group has snapped up U.S. distribution rights for Omid Nooshin's "Last Passenger," toplining Dougray Scott.
Dougray Scott has been cast as the lead role in "Last Passenger," a low-budget Brit train thriller that Pathe International is shopping to buyers in Cannes next week.
A sly slice-of-life that starts as a random string of events, then moves obliquely but purposefully toward a poignant epiphany.
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The Variety staff take a gander at the shorts from the contestants of "On the Lot."
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