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Gus Van Sant Re-Teams With Dustin Lance Black For New Gay Rights Series

Gus Van Sant is boarding ABC's gay rights movement miniseries "When We Rise" as an exec producer and director, Variety has learned. He will direct the first two-hour episode.

First announced in summer 2013, “When We Rise” has been in development for two and a half years. With Van Sant on board, the project is officially a go, and will soon head into production.

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