Al Pacino Onboard To Star In Somali Pirate Drama, “Where The White Man Runs Away”

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is set to join , , and in WHERE THE WHITE MAN RUNS AWAY based on the book, The Pirates of Somalia by Jay Bahadur.

The film is based on a true story, but Pacino will play Seymour Tobin, a fictional Vietnam War correspondent who isn’t afraid to tell the truth opposite Peters, who plays Bahadur, the real-life Canadian journalist that succeeded in infiltrating Somali pirates in 2008. He gave us an in-depth look at their lifestyle and famously interviewed the pirate that hijacked the ship in Captain Phillips — which starred Abdi and earned him an Oscar nomination.

adapted Bahadur’s book and is set to direct the film. , Kalahari Film & Media, and Buckley’s banner will produce.

Pacino recently received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Danny Collins. He also starred in Misconduct with Anthony Hopkins and Josh Duhamel.

He is repped by and .

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