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Sep 12, 2011

CBS Films Closes U.S. deal on 'Salmon Fishing In The Yemen'

CBS Films has acquired U.S. rights to 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen', directed by Lasse Hallstrom. Adapted by Simon Beaufoy from the Paul Torday novel, the film stars Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked, the latter playing a wealthy sheik who pays a fisheries scientist to stock a stream with trout. The sheik believes that fishing brings him closer to God, an experience he wants to share with his countrymen, despite the dangerous fact that some local leaders oppose it; there is a burgeoning love story between his British legal rep (Blunt) and the stuffy fisheries scientist (McGregor) who is locked in a dull marriage.

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