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When Hollywood Happens To Good People

By Alexander Russo — January 30, 2007 1 min read

Remember that story from a couple of weeks ago about the immigrant kids who were banned from playing soccer in a Georgia town? Well, here’s what’s happened since then -- and it’s not all good:

“Scott Rudin urgently chased the movie rights to the heartwarming story of refugee kids playing soccer in small-town Clarkston, Ga,” according to this Wall Street Journal article (Soccer Story Kicks Off Hollywood Fight). “Four days later, he vented about being on the losing end of the pricey auction, showing how sticky things can get when real people are sucked into the Hollywood vortex.”

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