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Open call for local Somalis for Tom Hanks movie is generating excitement and worry

A film based on a true story about an American ship captain held hostage by Somali pirates is generating a lot of emotions in the Twin Cities, where producers are putting out an open call for actors. Some see it as a rare opportunity, but many worry it will misrepresent Somalis and distort a very complex issue.
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A film based on a true story about an American ship captain held hostage by Somali pirates is generating a lot of emotions in the Twin Cities, where producers are putting out an open call for actors. Some see it as a rare opportunity, but many worry it will misrepresent Somalis and distort a very complex issue.

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