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Barefoot Bandit Movie Deal Worth As Much As $1.3M

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Colton Harris-Moore, known as the Barefoot Bandit, sold the movie rights to his life story to 20th Century Fox. | AP

EVERETT, Wash. -- The young Washington state man dubbed the Barefoot Bandit after a cross-country crime spree brought him folk outlaw status has reportedly signed a movie deal worth as much as $1.3 million with 20th Century Fox.

Seattle entertainment lawyer Lance Rosen negotiated the deal on Harris-Moore's behalf. He says it's an unusual amount of money to be paid for anyone's life story rights.

Harris-Moore pleaded guilty in June to seven federal felony charges. Sentencing is set for October. He still faces state court charges.

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