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Deals: Reese Witherspoon, Dustin Hoffman, and more


9262__reese_l-Reese Witherspoon (left) plans her own Killing Fields, called The Reckoning.

-Dustin Hoffman wants to be a better divorced dad, a la Kramer vs. Kramer, only this time, he’s ending his second marriage and his kids are grown, in the comedy Father Knows Less.

-Paramount unveils next year’s slate to Variety, saying it wants more comedies. First up: a Jackass sequel.

-Kissing Jessica Stein’s Jennifer Westfeldt lampoons modern courtship rituals again in Ira & Abby: A Divorce Story, which she’s also writing and producing.

-Following in Ingmar Bergman’s footsteps, Kenneth Branagh is directing a big-screen version of Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute. Funnyman Stephen Fry is writing the English libretto.

-Beastie Boys have a fan-shot concert film (they handed out 50 handheld cameras to concertgoers at their Madison Square Garden show on Oct. 9), aptly titled Awesome: I F—in’ Shot That, due in the spring.

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