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had threatened to walk away from filmmaking once his next upcoming project A Most Wanted Man hit theaters. However, it seems he had a change of heart as he's just signed on to helm the James Dean biopic, Life.

The Wrap has revealed that Corbijn will team up with Candy scribe Luke Davies to deliver a tale that chronicles the relationship between James Dean and Life Magazine photographer Dennis Stock. The pair met each other just as James Dean's career began to skyrocket after appearing in East of Eden. Stock traveled the country with Dean's just before his untimely death and delivered some of the stars most iconic photos.

It certainly sounds like an interesting premise, however Corbijn's biggest task might be finding an actor who play one of Hollywood's most iconic stars. Pre-production on Life is due to commence in early 2014

What do you think? Who could possibly play James Dean? Let me know below.


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