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Darren Aronofsky to direct 'Machine Man'

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Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct Machine Man, based on the upcoming novel by Max Barry, reports Deadline. Mark Heyman (Black Swan) is set to adapt the story, which centers on an high tech engineer who begins giving himself bionic body parts. Barry plans to publish the novel online one page every day, with the final book getting a physical release in the spring of 2011. Aronofsky is also reportedly attached to direct the upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2, starring Hugh Jackman.