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Ewan McGregor to direct ‘American Pastoral’

Philip Roth’s classic will feature famed Scottish actor, along with Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning.

Ewan McGregor, the acclaimed Scottish actor known for his roles “Trainspotting” and the “Star Wars” franchise, announced that he will make his directorial debut at the helm of “American Pastoral.

McGregor was already slated to play the novel’s Jewish protagonist Seymour “the Swede” Levov alongside Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning.

“American Pastoral” is one of Roth’s most well-known novels and was included in Time magazine’s list of the All-TIME 100 Greatest Novels.

Source: Times of Israel

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