09/10/2011 07:52 am ET Updated Nov 10, 2011

'Shame': Fox Searchlight Picks Up Graphic Drama Starring Michael Fassbender

Fox Searchlight has picked up the U.S. distribution rights for Shame, the drama from director Steve McQueen that premiered to considerable acclaim earlier this week at the Venice and Telluride film festivals, and is currently playing at the Toronto Film Festival. The film reunites McQueen with actor Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class), who starred in the director's first movie, the 2008 drama Hunger.

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