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Robert Redford and Shia LeBeouf have signed on to star in the political thriller The Company You Keep, which Redford also will direct, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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The script will be written by Lem Dobbs (The Limey) and based on Neil Gordon's novel. Redford will play a militant wanted by the FBI whose identity is exposed by a young reporter portrayed by LeBeouf.

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The Company You Keep is set to start its Vancouver shoot in September.