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What do Seven Samurai, Trainspotting and soccer have in common?

Seven SamuraiWell, the first on the list is being remade by the author of the second, set in the world of the last mentioned.

Yes, you read it right. Irvine Welsh is reportedly planning to direct The Magnificent Eleven, a football/soccer film based on The Magnificent Seven (the western based on Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai).

Some more details and commentary can be found over at Slashfilm.com.



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OMG, that will be a ton of fun! Can you post any updates to this that you have like possible release dates or plot spoilers?

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