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Samuel L. Jackson Joins ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’

Samuel L. Jackson is in talks with Fox to come on board Tim Burton’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” alongside Eva Green and Asa Butterfield.

Chernin Entertainment is producing “Peculiar Children” and has slotted the fantasy-actioner for release on March 4, 2016.

Burton will direct from a script by Jane Goldman, who adapted the Ransom Riggs novel about a teenager who finds himself on an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures out to destroy them.

Jackson has been filming Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight.” He’s repped by ICM Partners and Anonymous Content.

 

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