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Deal Report: Oct. 7, 2011

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Patty Jenkins (Monster) is in talks to direct Thor 2, set to begin shooting in April. Repped by CAA, Jenkins also directed the acclaimed pilot for AMC’s The Killing.

Fox has ordered 13 episodes of the midseason series Touch, about a father (Kiefer Sutherland) whose autistic son can predict events, from Heroes creator Tim Kring.

Lifetime has ordered a fourth season of Drop Dead Diva and has canceled Roseanne Barr‘s Roseanne’s Nuts.

The Weinstein Co. has acquired rights to Sean Penn‘s This Must Be the Place, a film about a faded rock star who searches for a former Nazi who wronged his father.

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