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Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah and Sophie Okonedo have signed on to Fox Searchlight’s “The Secret Life of Bees,” based on the Sue Monk Kidd novel. Dakota Fanning is in negotiations to star as the 14-year-old girl who flees her home and is taken in by an eccentric trio of beekeeping sisters. Alicia Keys is also in negotiations to join the film, directed by “Love & Basketball” director Gina Prince-Bythewood from a screenplay she wrote.

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