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Andrew Garfield has joined the Indie film "99 Homes."
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that the British star will join director and writer Ramin Bahrani for a story about a man who loses his home to foreclosure. The plot will tell the story of the man who finds work with the real estate broker who took his house, joining forces with him to evict homeowners. The protagonist will eventually help the man embezzle money from the government, while his financial worries disappear and his conscience begins to break him down.
The film will be produced by Treehouse pictures' Kevin Turen and Justin Nappi. Producers are now casting the manipulative broker, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Garfield recently attended Comic-Con, where he performed in character as Spider-Man to promote his upcoming film "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." The actor is best known for his work on "The Amazing Spider-Man," and "Never Let me Go." He received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his work as Eduardo Saverin in "The Social Network." Garfield recently signed on to star in Martin Scorsese's new project "Silence."
Bahrani recently directed "At Any Price" with Zac Efron, Jeff Daniels, Heather Graham and Kim Dickens. The director has also helmed the award winning films "Man Push Cart" and "Chop Shop." He directed "Goodbye Solo" and the short film "Plastic." Bahrani is the recipient of the Someone to Watch award at the Independent Spirit Awards, FIPRESCI Prize at the Venice Film Festival and Jury prize at the Phildelphia Film Festival.