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Liev Schreiber to play Chessmaster Boris Spassky

Sep 25, 2013 | 1:50pm EDT

Actor Liev Schreiber is set to play chess master Boris Spassky in a new movie. The Salt star will play boardgames with Tobey Maguire - as Bobby Fischer - in the drama Pawn Sacrifice, according to The movie will chronicle Fischer's preparation for a fabled chess match against Spassky. Peter Sarsgaard is reportedly in talks to play a priest who Fischer confides in. A release date has not been set for Pawn Sacrifice, but Ed Zwick will direct the project and Maguire will serve as a producer.

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