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Filmmaker Daniels eyeing Miss Saigon movie

Oct 19, 2009 | 10:15am EDT

The filmmaker is considering adapting the Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubill show for Hollywood, according to ComingSoon.net.

The story, a modern interpretation of Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, tells the tragic tale of a Vietnamese woman who is abandoned by her American lover.

Daniels' latest work on gritty new drama Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, which stars Mo'Nique, Paula Patton and Mariah Carey, has earned him critical acclaim on the film festival circuit.

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